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Liberal U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar wins Democratic primary election - NYT

Liberal U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar wins Democratic primary election - NYT

U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar won the Democratic primary nomination on Tuesday to run for reelection in Minnesota's 5th district, defeating a wellfunded rival, Antone MeltonMeaux, and several challengers, the New York Times said.

WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar won the Democratic primary nomination on Tuesday to run for re-election in Minnesota’s 5th district, defeating a well-funded rival, Antone Melton-Meaux, and several challengers, the New York Times said.

One of the first two Muslim women to be elected to Congress in 2018, Omar, 37, is well-known as a member of the “Squad” of four freshman liberal congresswomen. Melton-Meaux had charged Omar was letting her celebrity get in the way of helping constituents.

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