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WHO IS RASHIDA TLAIB? DETROIT NATIVE SET TO BECOME FIRST MUSLIM WOMAN ELECTED TO CONGRESS

Image result for WHO IS RASHIDA TLAIB? DETROIT NATIVE SET TO BECOME FIRST MUSLIM WOMAN ELECTED TO CONGRESSTlaib has previously said that she stood up during the event and demanded to know whether Trump had “ever read the U.S. Constitution,” before shouting: “You need to read the U.S. Constitution!”

In an interview with CNN before the Democratic primary, Tlaib said that she was “detained” after she was ejected from the event, saying that it was “the most American thing I could ever do.”…more: Newsweek

RASHIDA TLAIB BECOMES FIRST MUSLIM WOMAN ELECTED TO CONGRESS

rashida congressTlaib rose to victory in a tight and crowded race, claiming 33.2 percent of the vote and beating Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones, who garnered 29.2 percent of the vote, according to the New York Times. 

Tlaib will replace John Conyers Jr., who had represented the district since 1965 until his retirement last year following allegations of sexual harassment.

Since there are no Republican candidates contesting the seat, Tlaib is expected to enter Congress unopposed after a special election to take place on November 6, 2018, when she will be formally named as Conyer’s successor…..more: www.newsweek.