Tagged: Congress

What Are Trump and Netanyahu Afraid Of? Op-Eds & Analysis
The New York Times Editorial Board

What Are Trump and Netanyahu Afraid Of?

Barring Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib shows weakness and intolerance, not strength.

on August 22, 2019
Rashida Tlaib: The Senate’s Anti-BDS Bill Is an Unconstitutional Attack on Free Speech News & Analysis
Democracy Now!

Rashida Tlaib: The Senate’s Anti-BDS Bill Is an Unconstitutional Attack on Free Speech

A new Senate bill would allow state and local governments to boycott any U.S. companies which are engaged in a boycott against Israel.

on January 9, 2019
Thanks to Rashida Tlaib, Palestinians Finally Have a Voice in Washington Op-Eds & Analysis
Hanna Alshaikh, The Nation

Thanks to Rashida Tlaib, Palestinians Finally Have a Voice in Washington

The first Palestinian woman elected to Congress is unapologetic and proud of the community she represents.

on January 7, 2019
Women Honor Rashida Tlaib By Wearing Palestinian Gowns As She Is Sworn Into Congress Op-Eds & Analysis
Christina Zdanowicz, CNN

Women Honor Rashida Tlaib By Wearing Palestinian Gowns As She Is Sworn Into Congress

Wearing traditional Palestinian gowns, hundreds of women across the United States showed off their heritage in honor of a historic day.

on January 6, 2019
The History-Making Gown at the Congressional Swearing-In Op-Eds & Analysis
Ella Cerón, The Cut

The History-Making Gown at the Congressional Swearing-In

When Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib was sworn in as the representative for Michigan’s 13th congressional district, she officially became the first Palestinian-American woman to serve in the House of Representatives.

on January 6, 2019
The Nation’s First Two Muslim Congresswomen Are Sworn In, Surrounded By The Women They Inspired News Roundup
Michelle Boorstein, Marisa Iati and Julie Zauzmer, The Washington Post

The Nation’s First Two Muslim Congresswomen Are Sworn In, Surrounded By The Women They Inspired

Khadra Mohamud stood in Rep. Ilhan Omar’s brand-new congressional office Thursday, taking in a new scene in American politics — a crowd of supporters, the majority of them women, many of them in hijabs, celebrating the swearing-in of a Muslim woman as a member of Congress.

on January 6, 2019
The Significance of Rashida Tlaib Wearing a Palestinian Thobe Op-Eds & Analysis
Leila Ettachfini, VICE

The Significance of Rashida Tlaib Wearing a Palestinian Thobe

Rashida Tlaib's decision to wear a traditional Palestinian thobe to be sworn into Congress honors both her roots and her politics—and symbolizes a turning point for Palestinian representation in American politics.

on January 6, 2019
116th Congress Updates: House Approves Plan to Reopen Government, but It’s Not Likely to Pass Senate News Roundup
The New York Times

116th Congress Updates: House Approves Plan to Reopen Government, but It’s Not Likely to Pass Senate

The 116th Congress, with the House in Democratic control, has come to order.

on January 6, 2019
Rep.-Elect Rashida Tlaib Endorses BDS Movement, Will Lead Delegation to West Bank News Roundup
Prachi Gupta, Jezebel

Rep.-Elect Rashida Tlaib Endorses BDS Movement, Will Lead Delegation to West Bank

Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian-American woman elected to Congress, won’t attend an annual trip to Israel sponsored by pro-Israel lobbying group American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

on December 4, 2018
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