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‘It Has to Stop’: Omar Says Trump Encourages Violence, Hate

WASHINGTON — Rep. Ilhan Omar says she's faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. "This is endangering lives," she said, accusing Trump of fomentin...
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Dems Struggle to Respond to Omar Over Israel, Bigotry

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are struggling with how to declare they are against bigotry, bias and racism after progressives challenged an effort to rebuke freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar for her remarks on Israel. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi acknowledged during a ...
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Rep. Omar Apologizes for Tweets on AIPAC’s Influence

WASHINGTON — Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar "unequivocally" apologized Monday for tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so, which drew bipartisan criticism and a rebuke from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....