Some Democrats Fear 'Massive National Blowback' If MPD ReplacedThe state's best known progressives — U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar and Attorney General Keith Ellison — support the plan, which would replace the police department with a new Department of Public Safety. Other top Democrats, including Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Gov. Tim Walz, oppose it.
MN Rep. Ilhan Omar Visits Afghan Evacuees At Fort McCoy Calling It 'Uplifting' And 'Emotional'The Minnesota Democrat visited Wisconsin's Fort McCoy Saturday. Thousands of people have called the base home for the past month. Omar came to the U.S. as a refugee herself and wants to make sure people get the support they need to adjust to life in America.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Voices Support For Minneapolis Public Safety AmendmentThere will be an emergency court hearing Monday over the latest wording of a Minneapolis charter amendment that seeks to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a Department of Public Safety.
Rep. Omar, Other Members Of 'The Squad' Speaking Out Against Line 3 PipelineEnbridge says the Line 3 pipeline is more than 90% done, and will be up and running by the end of the year. But that's not stopping protestors and officials like Rep. Ilhan Omar and her D.C. colleagues from trying to halt the project.
Group Of MN Lawmakers Gathers At Capitol In Support Of Line 3, Oppose Visit From ‘DC Squad’In just over a week, we've seen two protests of the Line 3 pipeline. But Friday morning, some Minnesota lawmakers and union members gathered at the State Capitol in support of it.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Introduces Bills That Aim For Guaranteed IncomeMinnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar introduced the Sending Unconditional Payments to People Overcoming Resistances to Triumph (SUPPORT) Act and the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) Act on Friday.
Ilhan Omar Says She Wasn't Equating US, Israel And TerroristsRep. Ilhan Omar tried edging away Thursday from a bitter fight with Jewish Democratic lawmakers who'd accused her of likening the U.S. and Israel to Hamas and Afghanistan's Taliban, saying her remarks were “in no way equating terrorist organizations with democratic countries."
Rep. Ilhan Omar At Odds With Jewish House Democrats Over Tweets On TerrorismIn a sign of what Republicans might attempt when the House returns next week from recess, the National Republican Congressional Committee tweeted Thursday, “@Housedemocrats must vote to strip anti-Semite @IlhanMN of her committee assignments."
Appeals Court Nixes Penalty Rep. Ilhan Omar Urged For Man Who Threatened HerA rural New York man convicted of threatening the life of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota won’t have to participate after all in a program in which he’d hear stories about Muslim refugees, a federal appeals court said Tuesday.
'His Memory Sparked A Global Movement': Minnesota Officials Mark Anniversary Of George Floyd's DeathOn the first anniversary of George Floyd's death, politicians and public figures in Minnesota are honoring his memory.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Joins Brooklyn Center Residents, Officials To Call For ChangeTuesday morning, elected officials joined residents calling for change in Brooklyn Center.
Prospect Of Student Debt Forgiveness Welcomed By 'Sandwich Generation' As Their Kids Head To CollegeThursday in Washington, top lawmakers, including Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, put forward a proposal to address college debt.
In Letter To Biden, Omar Calls For Recurring COVID Relief Payments Of $2,000In a letter to President Joe Biden, Rep. Ilhan Omar called for him include in his COVID-19 relief package recurring monthly payments of $2,000.
In Essay On Political Violence, Omar Calls For Major Reform, 'Full Accountability' For TrumpRep. Ilhan Omar is calling for "full accountability" for former President Donald Trump and others in positions of power who played a role in sparking the deadly violence at the Capitol earlier this month.
Minnesota's Congressional Delegation Votes Along Party Lines On Trump's 2nd ImpeachmentThe final vote was 232 to 197, with 10 Republicans joining all 222 Democrats in supporting a single article of impeachment charging the president with "incitement of insurrection."