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Ilhan Omar, newly elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on the Democratic ticket, celebrates with her son Adnan (L) and daughter Isra (R) after her Congressional 5th District primary victory in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 6, 2018 – US voters elected two Muslim women, both Democrats, to Congress on November 6, 2018, marking a historic first in a country where anti-Muslim rhetoric has been on the rise, American networks reported. Ilhan Omar, a Somali refugee, won a House seat in a heavily-Democratic district in the Midwestern state of Minnesota, where she will succeed Keith Ellison, himself the first Muslim elected to Congress. (Photo by KEREM YUCEL/AFP/Getty Images)