Ilhan Omar’s primary race heats up, as Dem challenger claims her campaign is ‘falling apart’

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., is facing a tougher-than-expected primary, with a better-funded challenger claiming Omar’s campaign is “falling apart.” Omar quickly became a national political star — and the source of significant controversy — since winning her 5th District seat in 2018. One of the first Muslim women (along with Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.) to be elected […]

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Keep It or Ditch It? – NBA bubble edition | Hoop Streams

Christine Williamson, Omar Raja and Jason Fitz play “Keep It or Ditch It” in regards to some of the changes going on inside the NBA bubble that include the casual clothing worn by head coaches, the spread out bench area, virtual fans and the new camera angles shown on game broadcasts. #NBA #HoopStreams ✔️Subscribe to […]

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AOC says Rep. Ilhan Omar facing tough primary challenge because she’s ‘damn effective’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., argued that fellow “Squad” member Rep. Ilhan Omar is facing a competitive primary challenge because she is “damn effective” against big money interests. The freshman Democrat from Minnesota is facing a primary challenge from  Antone Melton-Meaux, a Black Minneapolis lawyer who labels himself a “progressive, lifelong Democrat.” Melton-Meaux nearly doubled Omar […]

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Hoop Streams NBA Awards predictions: MVP, Rookie of the Year, Defensive POY & Most Improved Player

Omar Raja and the Hoop Streams crew discuss the NBA Rookie of the Year Award race between New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson and Memphis Grizzlies rookie Ja Morant, along with who should win NBA MVP, Most Improved Player and Defensive Player of the Year. #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: […]

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Hoop Streams: Grizzlies-Pelicans bubble showdown preview

With Christine Williamson and Gary Striewski in Bristol, Omar Raja joins from Orlando to help preview the match-up between the Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans. The crew will dive deep on the battle between rookie sensations Ja Morant and Zion Williamson, run through their favorites for the NBA’s awards, and break down which of […]

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Hoop Streams | Leading into Grizzlies vs. Pelicans

With Christine Williamson and Gary Striewski in Bristol, Omar Raja joins from Orlando to help preview the match-up between the Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans. The crew will dive deep on the battle between rookie sensations Ja Morant and Zion Williamson, run through their favorites for the NBA’s awards, and break down which of […]

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Hoop Streams | Leading into Clippers vs. Pelicans

With Christine Williamson and Gary Striewski in Bristol, Omar Raja joins directly from Orlando to help preview Pelicans Clippers. Finally reuniting after a four month hiatus, the squad will take time to visit where the Clippers and Pelicans left off and everything that has transpired in the bubble since then. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ […]

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ESPN House + Hoop Streams

Before tonight’s Hoop Streams where Omar, Christine, and Gary break down the best of the action in the NBA Bubble, enjoy an ESPN House concert from Tyla Yaweh with Jonh 5 & Tommy Lee. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on […]

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Ilhan Omar takes heat from Democratic primary rivals, who claim she’s ‘Trump’s best dream’

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, took heat on Friday in a Democratic primary debate that saw two primary rivals attack her record in Congress, and question whether she is the “nightmare” she claims to be for President Trump. “Her quote is she’s Trump’s ‘worst nightmare,’ but really in actuality, in many ways she’s Trump’s best dream,” primary challenger […]

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Three Decades After His Coup, Sudan’s Former Ruler Is Held to Account

CAIRO — Three decades ago, a little-known army officer named Omar Hassan al-Bashir seized power in Sudan, ushering in a long period of brutal rule that would push the sprawling African country into a series of destabilizing wars, cripple its economy and result in humiliating international isolation. Now Mr. al-Bashir is being called to account […]

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Ilhan Omar vastly outraised by primary rival ahead of August election

A first-time candidate is grabbing attention after dramatically outraising high-profile Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar in his bid to defeat her in next month’s primary in Minnesota. Omar – known nationally as one of the four members of the influential group of progressive first-term congresswomen known as “The Squad” – is considered the favorite in the Aug. 11 […]

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Ilhan Omar’s payments to husband’s firm hit $1 million in 2020 cycle

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., continues to dish out six-figure payments to her husband’s firm, which has now received more than $1 million from her campaign this cycle. Federal Election Commission records released Tuesday afternoon show that Omar’s campaign funneled $228,384.93 last quarter to the E Street Group, a D.C.-based consulting firm run by the congresswoman’s […]

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Ilhan Omar has paid $878G to new husband’s consulting firm, data show: report

When U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar got remarried in March following her divorce, the Minnesota Democrat tied the knot with a man who was a member of her political consulting team. Now, campaign data show Omar has paid Tim Mynett’s consulting firm a total of more than $878,000 since 2018 – including $189,000 just weeks after the […]

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Ilhan Omar calls for dismantling America’s ‘system of oppression’

Rep. Ilhan Omar called for dismantling economic and political systems that serve as a “system of oppression.” The Minnesota Democrat said Tuesday that most conversations around police brutality and racial injustice do not go far enough in their call for change. “We can’t stop at criminal justice reform or policing reform,” she said during an […]

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Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Father Dies From Complications of Covid-19

Representative Ilhan Omar, a Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota, said late Monday that her father had died from complications of Covid-19. “It is with tremendous sadness and pain to say goodbye to my father, Nur Omar Mohamed,” she said on Twitter. “No words can describe what he meant to me and all who knew and loved […]

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Rep. Ilhan Omar announces death of father from COVID-19 complications

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., announced the death of her 67-year-old father on Monday due to complications from COVID-19. “It is with tremendous sadness and pain to say goodbye to my father, Nur Omar Mohamed. No words can describe what he meant to me and all who knew and loved him,” she posted on Twitter. The […]

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Omar defends calls to dismantle Minneapolis Police Department, ‘rotten to the root’

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday doubled down on her calls to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department in the wake of George Floyd’s death, calling it “rotten to the root.” Omar made the comments during a Sunday appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “A new way forward can’t be put in place if we […]

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Ilhan Omar’s GOP challenger decries ‘silence’ on Chicago gun violence

A Republican who’s challenging U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., in November decried “silence” on a recent spate of deadly gun violence in Chicago amid the media focus on the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. “Within a 48-hour period in Chicago last week there were 82 shootings with 23 deaths,” GOP candidate Lacy Johnson tweeted. “Silence.” In all, […]

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David Oyelowo says ‘Selma’ lost Oscars because of an Eric Garner protest

Enlarge Image “Selma” actors E. Roger Mitchell, Wendell Pierce, Omar Dorsey, John Lavelle, Stephan James, Kent Faulcon, David Oyelowo, Lorraine Toussaint, director Ava DuVernay, Tessa Thompson, Andre Holland and Colman Domingo in 2014. GC Images David Oyelowo says his 2014 movie “Selma” was robbed of its chance at Oscars glory by a peeved and prejudiced […]

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CNN reporter arrested on TV while covering protests in Minnesota graduated from Northwestern University

Before Omar Jimenez became a CNN journalist, he attended Northwestern University and played on the men’s varsity basketball team. | Provided Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz later publicly apologized for the arrest of Omar Jimenez and three of his CNN colleagues. The CNN reporter who was handcuffed on live TV Friday morning while covering the unrest […]

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Omar Jimenez: 5 Things To Know About CNN Reporter Arrested At The Scene Of MN Protests

Omar Jimenez, a CNN correspondent, was taken into police custody on May 29, during a live broadcast amid the George Floyd protests in Minneapolis. Learn more about the reporter. CNN‘s Omar Jimenez was handcuffed and arrested while reporting at the site of ongoing protests in Minneapolis early Friday morning. In the footage, shared by CNN, […]

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