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Michigan attorney set to be first Muslim woman in Congress

 

August 9, 2018



DETROIT (AP) — Rashida Tlaib's opposition to President Donald Trump began while he was still candidate Trump and before she decided to run for Congress.

The 42-year-old attorney, who is set to become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress, was booted from a 2016 Trump campaign speech in Detroit for heckling the polarizing Republican.

After winning Tuesday's Democratic primary to run unopposed for the House seat that Rep. John Conyers held for more than five decades before retiring amid sexual harassment allegations, Tlaib, the eldest of 14 children born to Palestinian immigrants , vow...



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