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US elections: Progressive Democrats Tlaib and Bush win primaries

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Cori Bush, a Black Lives Matter activist, and Rashida Tlaib, member of the new progressive 'Squad' in the US House, win.
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib Wins Democratic Primary Challenge In Michigan

Rep. Rashida Tlaib Wins Democratic Primary Challenge In Michigan

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The "Squad" member defeated Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones for the second time.
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‘Squad' Member Rashida Tlaib Wins Primary Rematch in Michigan

1 month ago   |   By Time

“Squad” member Rashida Tlaib won a challenge for her House seat in Michigan's primary, in a rematch with the woman she narrowly defeated two years ago.
Tlaib, one of the first two Muslim women in Congress , easily secured likely re-election to the 13th District in and around Detroit. Her opponent in Tuesday's primary was Detroit City Council President President Brenda Jones, who lost by 1 percentage point in 2018 when the primary field was larger. Jones on the same day defeated Tlaib to later fill out the remainder of John Conyers' term.
Tlaib, 44, will face an underdog Republican...
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'Squad' member Rashida Tlaib wins primary in Michigan

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

LANSING, Mich. - “Squad” member Rashida Tlaib won a challenge for her House seat in Michigan's primary, in a rematch with the woman she narrowly defeated two years ago.
Tlaib, one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, easily secured likely re-election to the 13th District in and around Detroit. Her opponent in Tuesday's primary was Detroit City Council President President Brenda Jones, who lost by 1 percentage point in 2018 when the primary field was larger. Jones on the same day defeated Tlaib to later fill out the remainder of John Conyers' term.
Tlaib, 44, will face an underdog...
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'Squad' member Rashida Tlaib wins primary in Michigan

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

"Squad" member Rashida Tlaib won a challenge for her House seat in Michigan's primary, in a rematch with the woman she narrowly defeated two years ago.
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