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Somali-American Makes History as Lawmaker

A newly elected councilman in the northern U.S. city of Minneapolis is poised to become one of the highest elected persons of Somali descent in the United States. Abdi Warsame won the race in a landslide victory Tuesday, against an incumbent candidate, Robert Lilligren. In a VOA interview , Warsame said has a feeling of "quiet satisfaction" about his victory. "I would describe it as a job well done and a feeling of content because we worked very hard for the last three years ...

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