There was a ‘Muslim wave’

Youngstown, Ohio | breaking news, local news, sports, classifieds, jobs, real estate, cars, Warren, Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, Poland.

US midterms filled with historic firsts

Women shine in the midterm elections as the US welcomes the first Muslim women in congress.

Tlaib and Omar are the first Muslim women elected to Congress. They’re also so much more.

Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar are two powerful political forces to be reckoned with.

Congress bound, Minnesota's Ilhan Omar enjoys another first

Fresh off of becoming the first Somali-American elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar says still enjoying being known for her firsts

The 'Blue Wave' Was Also a 'Muslim Wave' - FPIF

In the most Islamophobic election in history, Muslim candidates scored big wins by embracing progressive policies.

Family hopes Palestinian-American lawmaker Rashida Tlaib can rein in Trump

The West Bank family of a Palestinian-American who became one of the first two Muslim women elected to the US Congress hopes she can help curb some of President Donald Trump's pro-Israel policies.

Ilhan Omar, one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, wished peace to her supporters during a victory party celebrating her historic win.

What happens when Muslims and Islamophobes both win

Muslim-Americans and those who support us are walking a tightrope right now, says Naaz Modan. In the midterm election, two Muslim-American women made history, alongside many other trailblazers. At the same time, a striking number of Islamophobes were also voted into public office.

Midterm winners make history | Pictures | Midterm winners make history | Pictures | Reuters

Democrat Ilhan Omar is greeted by her husband's mother after appearing at her midterm election night party in Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 6, 2018. Omar is one of two women elected as the first fe

Muslim Women Win House Seats, Blazing a New Path

Two Muslim women from the Midwest were elected to the House of Representatives, making history as the first women of their faith to serve in Congress. Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian American, will represent Michigan, and Ilhan Omar, once a Somali refugee in Kenya, will represent Minnesota.