DFL Files Federal Elections Complaint Against Ilhan Omar Challenger Antone Melton-MeauxWith one week until the primary, Minnesota's DFL Party has filed a federal elections complaint against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's Democratic challenger.
Omar, Seeking 2nd Term, Is Targeted For Her CelebrityAs Democrat Antone Melton-Meaux meandered through racks of headscarves and clouds of spice and pepper, he carried a pointed message to the voters he courted at the city’s largest Somali market: I want to focus on the work, not being famous.
'The Truths I Tell Are An Inconvenience': Rep. Ilhan Omar Unapologetic, Unfazed In Her Quest For 2nd TermMinnesota Representative Ilhan Omar is one of the highest-profile members of Congress. The Democrat swept to victory in the fifth District two years ago, but now faces a well-funded challenger in next month's primary.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Says 'Status Quo' Giving Challenger Antone Melton-Meaux Fundraising DominanceAt least five Democrats are running for Minnesota’s fifth Congressional District seat, which is currently held by Rep. Ilhan Omar.
'It's Not Time For Someone That Wants To Burn Bridges': WCCO Goes 1-On-1 With Omar Challenger Antone Melton-MeauxWCCO's Frank Vascellaro had the chance to sit down with the political newcomer who has a number of prominent Democrats backing him.
Incumbent Ilhan Omar Endorsed By DFL For Congressional SeatFirst-term U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar has won the DFL endorsement to run in the August primary election for the Minneapolis congressional seat long held by Democrats.