Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib spoke Monday afternoon at the St. Paul Capitol in the wake of their travel restrictions to the Middle East, saying they will continue fighting for justice, Esme Murphy reports (1:52). WCCO 4 News At 5 – Aug. 19, 2019

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Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib Discuss Travel RestrictionsCongresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib spoke Monday afternoon at the St. Paul Capitol in the wake of their travel restrictions to the Middle East, saying they will continue fighting for justice, Esme Murphy reports (1:52). WCCO 4 News At 5 – Aug. 19, 2019
Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib To Speak In St. Paul On Travel RestrictionsCongresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are scheduled to speak at a press conference on their travel restrictions to the Middle East on Monday, Kim Johnson reports (0:23). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Aug. 19, 2019
Elizabeth Warren To Host Town Hall In The Twin CitiesU.S. Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is making a stop in Minnesota today, Jason DeRusha explains (0:15). WCCO 4 News Mid-Morning – Aug. 19, 2019
Rashida Tlaib Allowed To Visit Relatives But Backs OutWhile Israel said Rep. Rashida Tlaib will be allowed to visit relatives on the West Bank, she has since backed off plans for a visit (2:09). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Aug. 16, 2019
Tlaib Allowed To Visit Relatives But Backs Off Visit; Omar Still Barred From IsraelBoth women support a boycott of Israel for what they say is abuse of Palestinian rights, Jason DeRusha reports (0:54). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 16, 2019
Mpls. Mayor Heckled During City Council MeetingMinneapolis City Council members could barely hear Mayor Jacob Frey's budget proposal over the heckling of protestors Thursday, reports Reg Chapman (2:42). WCCO 4 News At 6 – August 15, 2019
St. Paul Mayor Seeks Property Tax Levy IncreaseThe budget also proposes investing $20 million for road construction and resurfacing (00:48). WCCO 4 News At 5 – Aug. 15, 2019
Ilhan Omar Decries Israel Gov't Decision To Bar Her EntryThe Prime Minister of Israel says Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is not welcome in the country, Esme Murphy reports (). WCCO 4 News At 5 – Aug. 15, 2019
Israeli Official: Ilhan Omar Barred From EntryAn Israeli official said Thursday that Rep. Ilhan Omar will be barred from entering the country for a planned visit next week, Kim Johnson reports (). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Aug. 15, 2019

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