WATCH: Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib become first two Muslim American women elected to US congress

2018-11-07 13:50

Ilhan Omar will represent Minnesota while Rashida Tlaib will be Michigan's representative.

Omar was elected as the first Somali-American legislator in 2016 and will now be the first Congress member to wear a headscarf.  

In 2008, Tlaib became the first Muslim woman to be elected state representative.

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