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Rep. Omar ordered to reimburse campaign committee

The Minnesota Campaign Finance Board ruled on Thursday that Rep. Ilhan Omar violated state campaign finance rules by improperly using campaign money for out-of-state travel while serving as a state representative.

Bernie Sanders backs Ilhan Omar again over remarks

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday night defended Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the first Muslim women to serve in Congress, against "outrageous, racist" attacks, while insisting again that criticism of "a right wing government in Israel" is not tantamount to anti-Semitism.

Ilhan Omar quotes Bush in defense of 9/11 comments

The controversy over Rep. Ilhan Omar's remarks about the September 11, 2001, terror attacks widened Friday, as progressives and 2020 hopefuls rushed to the Minnesota Democrat's defense and President Donald Trump amplified the issue by tweeting a video featuring the destruction of the World Trade Center.

Nancy Pelosi to address AIPAC Tuesday

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's speech before the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference Tuesday comes at a consequential moment for House Democrats as they continue to struggle in the wake of a bitter internal feud over Israel that is dividing the party as Republicans attempt to paint them as "anti-Israel."

Omar calls for solidarity with Muslims after mosque attacks

Democratic freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, one of the first two Muslim women to serve in Congress, said on Friday that "love trumps hate" and urged solidarity with Muslims in the wake of a deadly terror attack at two mosques in New Zealand.

House Dems to act on anti-Semitism resolution

House Democratic leaders will bring to the floor Wednesday a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, a senior Democratic aide tells CNN, following outrage over comments made by Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar last week that insinuated pro-Israel groups are pushing "allegiance to a foreign country."

Ilhan Omar: 'Exciting' controversial views on Israel spark debate

Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota is defending her controversial views on Israel as they come under scrutiny in Washington, telling CNN that "it's not surprising" her positions are generating attention and that she finds it "exciting" to be sparking debate.