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Somali Americans Take Heart With Election of Minnesota State Legislator

Although Somali Americans saw their preferred presidential candidate lose a close race Tuesday, they can still exult in a history-making victory. Former refugee  IIhan Omar, 34, was elected to the Minnesota state legislature, making her the country's first Somali-American lawmaker. Omar, who proudly wears the hijab in public, told supporters late Tuesday that the victory is not just for her. "My success is not only for me but for every Somali, Muslim and minority,...

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