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Nation's First Somali American Woman Lawmaker Harassed in D.C.

By Sheryl Estrada Just weeks after her win in a Minnesota House race, Ilhan Omar,the nation’s first Somali American Muslim woman legislator,said she endured the most “hateful, derogatory, Islamophobic, sexist” experience of her life. Omar was visiting Washington, D.C., this week to attend the State Innovation Exchange conference held Monday…