Tag Archives: Ilhan Omar

Rep. Omar Reintroduces ‘Homes for All’ Act

Rep. Ilhan Omar

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has reintroduced the Homes for All Act, which would dramatically expand the public housing stock in the United States and guarantee housing as a human right. The bill would authorize the construction of 12 million new public housing and private, permanently affordable rental units, driving down costs throughout …

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80+ Democrats Urge Pres. Biden to Deliver on Promise to Cancel Student Loan Debt

United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y), and United States Representatives Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), and Katie Porter (D-Calif.) led more than 80 Senate and House colleagues calling on the Biden administration to release the Department of Education’s (ED) …

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Democrats Introduce September 11 Congressional Resolution

Four House Democrats introduced a Congressional Resolution on Friday acknowledging the hate, discrimination, racism, and xenophobia that Arab, Muslim, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Sikh communities across America continue to experience two decades after the September 11 attack. The lawmakers, Reps. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), and Judy Chu (CA-27) also …

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How Cori Bush’s protest led to a new eviction moratorium

Cori Bush

The CDC’s new moratorium doesn’t cover the entire nation, but it offers relief for tenants and reduces the potential for COVID transmission in some communities. Candice Norwood Originally published by The 19th For days, Rep. Cori Bush demanded that President Joe Biden and lawmakers in Congress move to reinstate a …

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Millions Of Americans Risk Eviction As Virus Cases Spike

Millions of Americans could soon find themselves homeless, as a nationwide ban on evictions expired on Saturday against a backdrop of surging coronavirus cases and political fingerpointing. With billions in government funds meant to help renters still untapped, President Joe Biden last week urged Congress to extend the 11-month-old moratorium …

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Republicans Introduce Resolution To Censure Members Of “The Squad”

The Squad

Republicans introduced a resolution to condemn and censure members of ‘The Squad’ for “defending foreign terrorist organizations” and “inciting anti-Semitic attacks.” Last week, Representative Ilhan Omar tweeted “unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban.” 12 Jewish House Democrats asked Omar to clarify her tweet, and …

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House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

In a 213-212 vote with three voting present, the House of Representatives passed a $1.9 billion bill on Thursday to increase security at the United States Capitol. The bill will fund security across the Capitol grounds, bolster protections, and increase preparedness for lawmakers, district offices, and the Capitol Police force. …

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Democrats Reintroduce Bill To Cancel $50,000 In Student Loans

On Thursday, Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Representatives Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Maxine Waters (CA-43), Alma Adams (NC-12), Jamaal Bowman (NY-16), Mondaire Jones (NY-17) and Ritchie Torres (NY-15) led their colleagues in reintroducing their bicameral resolution outlining a bold plan for President Biden to …

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