"The kind of opportunity that came from the resistance to this terrible person in the White House and Republicans kind of adopting that message, that being a strong man kind of sustained them, allowed for us to say there is a kind of politics that's about hope, about joy, about optimism, about inclusion", she said. Ilhan Omar, a Somali-American Democrat who ran for the House in Minnesota, will join Tlaib in Congress.
Omar, a Somali-American was once a refugee, while Tlaib is the first Pakistani-American woman in congress. They also become the first Muslim women to be elected to Congress. They were also vocal in their support for each another, with Tlaib writing to Omar on Twitter in August that: "I can't wait to walk onto the floor of United States Congress hand in hand with you".
Congresswoman Karen Bass, projected to win a fifth term in Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections, has visited Kenya twice in recent years.
Who are Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar?
"I like a lot of her talking points and her stances", said Cory Oberfoell, who doorknocked for Zielinski and attended the Minnesota GOP's election night party. She ran a grass roots campaign that took on the "Queens Democratic Party machine" and championed progressive proposals, such as the abolition of the Immigration Customs Enforcement (Ice), a single-payer health care plan and tuition-free college.
Omar addressed key points she plans to address in Congress to a crowd brimming with supporters on Tuesday.
Her parents were Palestinian immigrants from the West Bank and Jerusalem.
In Boston, city council woman Ayanna Pressley made history by becoming the first black woman the state of MA has ever sent to Congress. Pressley ran unopposed after she ousted 10-term incumbent Rep. Michael Capuano in the primaries.
The result of the elections means that the Republicans no longer hold both wings of the USA congress, handing President Donald Trump's political opponents a stronger foothold in Washington.
Tlaib is the daughter of Palestinian immigrants and became the first Muslim female member of Michigan's state legislature a decade ago.
PHOTO: Ilhan Omar discusses her recent election win on 'The View, ' Nov. 7, 2018.
Dead brothel owner wins Nevada Assembly seat
The Love Ranch brothel that Hof owned became notorious as the place where former Laker Lamar Odom was found unconscious in 2015. He said Mr Hof " died quietly in his sleep " at Love Ranch - one of the brothels he operated in Crystal, Nevada.
The 'thank u, next' meme is being embraced by every fandom
Davidson also seemed to address the song during the most recent episode of Saturday Night Live in his Weekend Update segment. She sings: 'Thought I'd end up with Sean, but it wasn't a match. "Even nearly got married, and for Pete I'm so thankful".
Virat Kohli lashes out at fan
He had gone on to clarify his stance: "I spoke about how "these Indians" was mentioned in the comment and that's all. Noted commentator and cricket expert Harsha Bhogle also feels Kohli is living in a comfortable bubble.
Juventus vs. Manchester United live stream
He's an artist who plays the game with so much class but he also has that cutting edge, as well as unbelievable feet and balance. But Ronaldo , 33, insisted there was no reason for Juve to panic after suffering their first defeat in 15 games this season.
Blizzard Planning to Bring More IPs to Mobile Devices
As usual, the developer had a variety of announcements revolving around their games as well as some of their partner games. Yes, Blizzard is going to actually release this cereal but whether that will extend outside of the USA remains to be seen.
A Breaking Bad film is coming
Gilligan's project will help the television network keep its reputation as one of the most respected showrunners in the industry. And it's not yet known whether the film version will be a prequel or sequel, or even it it's heading for the cinema or TV.