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Ivanka Trump Supports Allowing Headscarves in Congress Even Though Her Father Once Called for Muslim Ban

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Congressional Democrats are poised to update Capitol Hill rules that would allow lawmakers such as Ilhan Omar to wear religion headwear in the chamber.
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Ilhan Omar, BDS sanctions, and why criticism of Israel's government isn't anti-Semitic

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Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar is already claiming her place in American history even though her official work as part of the new Democratic House majority won't begin until January.
In addition to being the first Muslim woman ever elected to Congress, along with Rep.-elect Rashida Tlaib , the congresswoman-elect who lived in a refugee camp as a child after the outbreak of Somalia's civil war and came to the United States at the age of 12 despite being unable to speak English, will be the first Somali-American congressional member and is poised to become the first lawmaker to wear religious...
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Rep.-Elect Ilhan Omar Says She'll Work To Lift Ban On Religious Headwear In Congress

Rep.-Elect Ilhan Omar Says She'll Work To Lift Ban On Religious Headwear In Congress

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“No one puts a scarf on my head but me," Omar wrote on Sunday.
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