A hijab wearing mother of three, Ilhan is married to a Somali-American Ahmed Hirsi.
A former refugee at Daadab in Kenya will now be part of the 435-member US House of Representatives following her victory in the Minnesota congress elections.
"This is someone who has cozied up to white nationalists... we should recognize him as what he is and more the conversation beyond him, beyond this divisiveness and to a place of hope, inclusion", Omar added. Her mother died when Ilhan was a child and she was raised by her father and grandfather. After fleeing the country's civil war, she spent four years in a refugee camp before coming to the USA when she was 14.
In 1995, they emigrated to the United States, initially settling in Arlington, Virginia and then moving to Minneapolis. She was defeated in the general election in November of past year.
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Congresswoman Karen Bass, projected to win a fifth term in Tuesday's USA midterm elections, has visited Kenya twice in recent years.
While Nancy Pelosi is positioned to return to the speaker's office after Democrats took back the House, Omar, like many Democratic candidates, has been publicly reticent about committing to support Pelosi.
Omar made history in 2016 when she was elected the first Somali-American legislator in the US, for which she was featured in Firsts, TIME's multimedia project on trailblazing women have broken glass ceilings in their respective fields.
Democrat Ilhan Omar holds up a newspaper after she was interviewed by The Associated Press Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Minneapolis after winning Minnesota's 5th Congressional District race in Tuesday's election.