2018-08-16 16:10:54

"I'm Bringing My Bullhorn to Congress": Rashida Tlaib Poised to Become First Muslim Congresswoman

Detroit Democratic congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib is poised to become the first Palestinian-American woman and first Muslim woman to serve in Congress, after winning the Democratic primary for John Conyers’s old House seat in Michigan last week. Tlaib is a Democratic Socialist who supports the Palestinian right of return and a one-state solution, Medicare for all, a $15 minimum wage and abolishing ICE. The child of immigrants, she has spoken out against the Trump administration’s travel bans. DN! speaks with Rashida Tlaib about her historic victory and her plans for Congress.

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