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Ilhan Omar reacts to becoming the first Somali American in Congress

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Ilhan Omar has made history after becoming the first Muslim congresswoman, along with Rashida Tlaib, and the the first Somali American to be elected in Congress. Omar, who came to the US as a refugee, pushed a progressive agenda, including a $15 minimum wage and subsidizing higher education costs for low-income students Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub A night of firsts: the candidates who made history in the 2018 midterms ► https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/nov/06/midterms-2018-first-history-making-election-wins Today in Focus podcast ► https://www.theguardian.com/news/series/todayinfocus Support the Guardian ► https://theguardian.com/supportus The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► www.youtube.com/theguardian Owen Jones talks ► http://bit.ly/subsowenjones Guardian Football ► http://is.gd/guardianfootball Guardian Sport ► http://bit.ly/GDNsport Guardian Culture ► http://is.gd/guardianculture

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