A fresh new voice in Washington DC

Ilhan Omar has just been elected as US Representative for the 5th district of Minnesota. Along with Rashida Tlaib, elected for Michigan’s 13th district, she is one of the first two Muslim women to be elected to the US Congress.



* Paul Walter is a Liberal Democrat activist. He is one of the Liberal Democrat Voice team. He blogs at Liberal Burblings.

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  • Lorenzo Cherin 8th Nov '18 - 2:03pm

    We need more contact with reality, we are not getting people elected from diverse backgrounds because we cannot win in this system unless at very local council. We are unable to breakthrough because we have nobody to excite us, not one mp can enough.We have got few points up in this obsession with Brexit. Labour are ding ok even with the antisemitic element, small but noticeable in the media storm, and very worrying. I believe this country needs something more.

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