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Ilhan Omar, the First Somali-American Legislator in the US, was Sworn in Today

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MINNESOTA —  HISTORY was made today in Minnesota. Ilhan Omar, who became the first Somali-American Legislator elected in the US, was sworn in today.

Ilhan Omar defeated 44-years term Representative Phyllis Kahn for Minnesota House District 60B in August. The Somali-born activist unseated one of the Minnesota Legislature’s longest-serving members in Minnesota.

Ilhan Omar became the first Somali-American lawmaker in the nation after the November election.

Photo credit: Glen Stubbe for Startribune

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