Elections

How Ilhan Omar won Minnesota’s fifth district

Most coverage of Ilhan Omar, the thirty-five-year-old state legislator who won the Democratic primary in Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District last night, has focussed on her identity. She was born in Somalia, and she came to the United States when she was twelve, knowing only two phrases of English: “hello” and…

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altM voted! Did you?

We, here at altM, have been anticipating this day for months now. We’re just about ready to #DumpTrump from our Newsfeed already. Now that the day has arrived, we can hardly contain our excitement. Naturally, we had to share or experience voting from across America and around the world. Share…

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