On January 1, 2009, Rashida became the firstMuslim American woman to serve in the Michigan Legislature, and the second Muslim woman in history to be elected to any USA state legislature.
She shared: "We changed the course of history at a time we thought it was impossible".
She floored her, earlier perceived stronger, opponents with one being a prominent female politician, while two others were long-term servicemen in Minnesota's legislature.
She was joined shortly after on Tuesday night by Omar, who ran for the Democrats in Minnesota's fifth district. Following her win in 2016, Omar said her political involvement had become more than "about me or the win or the loss".
Tlaib is a 42-year-old Detroit native. In an interview with CBS Wednesday, the newly elected congresswoman said she plans on embracing refugees. After fleeing the country's civil war, she spent four years in a refugee camp before coming to the USA when she was 14.
Minnesota's first Somali-American state representative has made history: She is now the country's first Somali-American elected to Congress.
The high-profile cycle that produced a record number of women contenders and candidates of colour meant several winners will take office as trailblazers, marking firsts for their race and gender.
Born in Detroit to Palestinian-American parents, Tlaib served in Michigan's state legislature from 2008 to 2014.
The seat she won is in a predominantly African American congressional district with few Muslim voters.
Rashida, who is associated with a socialist group within the Democratic Party, is also very popular in this constituency. Her election comes during a presidential administration seen as fanning anger against Muslims and enacting anti-Muslim policies.
Since then, she has not stopped campaigning: she worked full-time as a volunteer for Barack Obama, and on dozens of local and state campaigns.
The Democrat lived in the Kenyan refugee camp till the age of 12 when she moved to the US.
There was no Republican on the ballot in the overwhelmingly Democratic district.
The fifth edition of the document found 2,158 billionaires with an average wealth of US$4.1 billion, the Liberty Times reported. These mega-rich increased their wealth by a $1.4 trillion which is more than the entire GDP of Spain or Australia.
The bench told Rohatgi that since his petition is not before it, the court would not hear him at this stage. The CVC has also said that for the time being, no monitoring by anyone else should be allowed.
The hosts sent ahead after the half-hour mark when Alvaro Morata swivelled to score from close range following good work by Pedro. The Blues - who are now unbeaten - climbed above Liverpool into second place after their 3-1 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday.
FILE- In this September 21, 2018, file photo customers look at new Apple watches including the Series 4 at an Apple store in NY . The iPhone still looms large over Apple's fortunes, accounting for more than 60 per cent of revenue.
The American Cancer Society's Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk will be taking place this weekend. She said while most of the family made sure to get mammograms, it still served as a wake-up call for them.
In the nine elections when the president's approval rating was below 50 percent, his party lost an average of 37 seats. In short, if the Republicans are defeated today, then, in time either Trump will change or America itself will change.
Swisher asked, referencing the numerous potential Democrats that Clinton hopes will take the Oval Office in 2021. Swisher called out the pauses, and this was Clinton's next sentence: "Well, I'd like to be president".
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the Saints have already made a trade for a cornerback, acquiring New York Giants CB Eli Apple. The eight-year veteran has tallied 35 total tackles, three pass breakups and two interceptions in seven games this season.
Pavkov rose highest in a crowded penalty area to power home Marko Marin's corner to spark wild scenes of celebration. Liverpool made light work of Red Star Belgrade at Anfield two weeks ago, recording an emphatic 4-0 victory.
Perry said the character was based on his own mother, as well as Eddie Murphy's performance in Nutty Professor II: The Klumps . The curmudgeonly character of " Madea " has helped to make Tyler Perry wealthy, but it sounds like he's now over her.
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah statue ridiculed by football fans
The tribute has received criticism and been compared to the awful bust of Cristiano Ronaldo , which was unveiled previous year . Salah enjoyed a record-breaking debut season with Liverpool scoring 32 goals to set a new record in a single campaign.
UFC 230 Post-Fight Press Conference
In other middleweight action, rising star Israel Adesanya remained unbeaten by knocking out Derek Brunson in the first round. Souza and Weidman were engaged in a brutal slugfest that kept both fighters on their feet for most of the first two rounds.
Pentagon: 5,200 US Troops Headed to Border with Mexico
United States officials have told Reuters the support mission would be coordinated by the U.S. military's Northern Command. Under the Posse Comitatus Act , federal troops are mostly prohibited from engaging in domestic law enforcement activities.
Buckle up: Wall Street volatility is back with a vengeance
U.S. stocks tumbled overnight, confirming a correction for the Nasdaq and erasing the Dow and S&P 500's gains for the year. Heating oil added 1.2 percent to $2.28 a gallon and natural gas gained 1.1 percent to $3.20 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Hoddle in hospital after being taken seriously ill
BT Sport presenter Mark Pougatch said: "You will understand why there's no BT Sport Score this afternoon". BT presenter Jake Humphrey said Hoddle was "taken seriously ill at the BT Sport studio this morning".