Ilhan Omar's 'Benjamins' Tweet Not A Surprise To Some In MinnesotaAs Ilhan Omar's political star was rising last year on her way to becoming one of the first Muslim women in Congress, several Minnesota Jewish leaders invited her to talk privately about past statements they considered anti-Semitic and anti-Israel. Gathering at a state senator's home, they hoped to get a better sense of her views while expressing their concerns.
'You Have Trafficked In Hate Your Whole Life': Ilhan Omar Fires Back At TrumpA day after President Donald Trump said that Rep. Ilhan Omar should resign from Congress for some recent tweets broadly condemned as anti-Semitic, the freshman congresswoman fired back, accusing the president of “trafficking in hate” for his entire life.
'That Was An Attack!': Rep. Ilhan Omar, Special Envoy Elliot Abrams Clash At Venezuela HearingJunior Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar was involved in a heated exchange Wednesday with President Donald Trump's new special envoy to Venezuela.
Trump, Pence Slam Ilhan Omar's Apology Over 'Benjamins' Tweet 'Lame'Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar has apologized for tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so. But President Donald Trump on Tuesday called her apology "lame" and said she should resign from Congress or at least not be allowed to serve on committees.
'All About The Benjamins': Ilhan Omar's Tweet Criticized By Republicans, Dems As Anti-SemiticRep. Ilhan Omar is again facing criticism over her tweets in regards to her stance on Israel as both Democrat and Republican leaders are condemning her recent comments as using “anti-Semitic language and tropes.”
Minnesota Democratic Lawmakers Make Statements With State Of The Union GuestsPresident Donald Trump will deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night -- the second of his presidency.
Minnesota's Lawmakers Speak Out On Shutdown's Looming EndPresident Donald Trump says he'll sign legislation shortly to reopen shuttered government departments for three weeks, ending what has become a record, 35-day partial shutdown.
Omar Introduces Bill To Reimburse Federal Workers For Childcare ExpensesA new piece of legislation will be introduced Thursday with the intention of helping federal workers affected by the government shutdown to get reimbursement for their childcare expenses.
Talking Points: Rep. Ilhan Omar On What Makes Us Minnesotans"What makes us Minnesotans is about our warm and welcoming hearts."
Sens. Smith, Klobuchar Sworn In At Nation's CapitolSmith was abruptly named to the Senate in late 2017 after Al Franken resigned. She says her top priority is working to end the government shutdown.
5 Minnesota Freshmen Representatives Sworn In At Nation's CapitolThe Democrats are taking majority control of the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday.
Workers Stage Rally At Amazon Warehouse In ShakopeeAmazon's fulfillment center in Shakopee employs more than 1,500 workers. The online retail giant estimates that about 30 percent of the workers there are East African.