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U.S. Representative for Michigan

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Rashida Tlaib: U.S. Representative for Michigan
Rashida Harbi Tlaib is an American politician and lawyer serving as the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district since 2019. The district includes the western half of Detroit, along with several of its western suburbs and much of the Downriver area. A member of the Democratic Party, Tlaib represented the 6th and 12th districts of the Michigan House of Representatives before her election to Congress.

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8/16: CBSN AM

Israel to allow Rashida Tlaib to visit country. Government relents on Michigan representative, Ilan Omar still barred after president's tweet. Police evacuate New York subway station. Suspicious..
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Female politicians of color celebrate 19th Amendment centennial while recognizing shortfalls

"During the passage of the 19th Amendment, we left out women of color, we left out Black women, and I don't want us to continue to do that in our policy," Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib said.
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Rashida Tlaib says the cuts already made to the Postal Service must be restored.


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Rep. Rashida Tlaib Wins Democratic Primary Challenge In Michigan

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib, an outspoken Michigan progressive, defeated Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones in the Democratic primary for Michigan’s 13th Congressional District on Tuesday. Her..
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Biden vs. Trump: Live Updates for the 2020 Election

Cori Bush won, Kris Kobach lost and Rashida Tlaib’s race is still up in the air. In the presidential race, Joe Biden announced a major ad buy.
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Will Tlaib take her primary? Who will win the Kansas GOP Senate race? What to watch for Tuesday's election

Rep. Rashida Tlaib is facing a primary challenger and other races to watch during Tuesday's primary.
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Today’s Primary Elections: What to Watch For

Kris Kobach is competing in a Senate primary in Kansas that has Republicans nervous, and Rashida Tlaib is hoping to hang on against a Democratic challenger in a Michigan House race.
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Tlaib could be most vulnerable 'squad' member

Rep. Rashida Tlaib's approach to governing as an unapologetic fighter and member of the "squad" has made her a target. Now, the Michigan Democrat is the squad's most vulnerable member (July 23)  
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Race Takes Center Stage as Rashida Tlaib Faces Primary Challenge

Some of Detroit’s most prominent Black leaders are backing a challenger to Ms. Tlaib, a Palestinian-American who has gained celebrity status since winning her seat in 2018.
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Rep. Tlaib: Inmates 'left to die' during pandemic

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Michigan, is calling for the release of eligible inmates during the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent them from contracting the virus while in custody. She says mass incarceration..
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Hillary Clinton is (still) at the center of the Democratic civil war

hillary clinton is (still) at the center of the democratic civil war
(CNN)Hillary Clinton is not running for president in 2020. And yet, Clinton is, again, at the center of a four-year-and-counting civil war within the party she represented in the 2016 general election..
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Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib regrets booing Hillary Clinton

Rashida Tlaib said she let frustration over comments made by Ms Clinton "get the best of her".
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Rashida Tlaib apologizes for booing Clinton at Sanders rally.

“I allowed my disappointment with Secretary Clinton’s latest comments about Senator Sanders and his supporters to get the best of me,” said Ms. Tlaib.
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib boos Hillary Clinton at a Bernie Sanders event in Iowa over 'nobody likes him' comment

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, who booed Hillary Clinton at a Bernie Sanders event Friday, said she let her frustration and disappointment "get the best of me."
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Ayanna Pressley breaks with "Squad" to endorse Elizabeth Warren

Fellow House progressives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar have chosen to endorse Bernie Sanders
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Freshman House Democrats weigh in on Rep. Tlaib's impeachment call

Reps. Max Rose of New York, Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey, Jahana Hayes of Connecticut and Colin Allred of Texas reacted Friday to their fellow freshman Democrat's call
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Will Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib endorse Bernie Sanders?

Senator Bernie Sanders is set to hold a rally this weekend with Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, but she has not yet officially endorsed him. Nina Turner, a co-chair of Sanders' campaign, joined CBSN's..
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Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib to endorse Bernie Sanders for president

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, along with progressive freshmen Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, are endorsing Sen. Bernie Sanders for president, several sources..
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Trump impeachment T-shirts? Grow up, Rep. Tlaib. Removing a president is serious business.

If Donald Trump is her tutor on tactics, Rashida Tlaib is doing it wrong. Neither of them serve Americans well by appealing to their coarser appetites.
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Tlaib's campaign begins selling "Impeach the MF" T-shirts

"Together, we will fight back and protect our democracy," Tlaib tweeted with the launch of the T-shirts
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Rashida Tlaib argues with pro-vaping witness during hearing: 'Are you a conspiracy theorist?'

"Are you a conspiracy theorist?" Rashida Tlaib asked the witness. "I think my politics are entirely irrelevant to this hearing," Vicki Porter replied.
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother to Donald Trump: Let's talk about your peace plan

The White House will soon unveil its Middle East peace plan. A 90-year-old grandmother to Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she'd welcome President Trump to talk about it.
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother has an offer for President Trump

Rep. Rashida Tlaib's 90-year-old grandmother has offered to host President Trump if and when his Israel-Palestine peace plan is put forth.
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Bill Maher mocks Rashida Tlaib's 'boycott': 'Some people have one move only'

Maher is firing back after the Democratic politician from Michigan suggested a potential boycott of his show.
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Donald Trump calls Jews who vote Democrat 'disloyal'

donald trump calls jews who vote democrat 'disloyal'
The President's comments triggered uproar - REUTERS President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great..
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Trump: Jews who vote for Democrats show "lack of knowledge or great disloyalty"

During a wide-ranging press conference Tuesday, President Trump mentioned Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar following their own press conference Monday to discuss Israel's controversial..
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Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar hold press conference after being barred from Israel

In a press conference on Monday, freshmen Democratic congresswomen Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, addressed the Israeli government's decision to bar them from entering the..
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8/19/19: Red and Blue

Rep. Omar and Tlaib address Israel controversy; Texas Democrats trying to oust Sen. Cornyn
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Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar address Israel travel controversy

Standing side by side, Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar forcefully denounced the controversial decision by the Israeli government to deny them entry into the country, casting the travel..
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After blocked visit, Tlaib gets emotional as Omar questions whether Israel is an ally

Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., blasted both President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an emotional news conference Monday.
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Tlaib and Omar hold press conference about scrapped Israel trip

The Democratic lawmakers were barred from visiting Israel because of their support for boycotting the country
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Politics week in review: Israel's travel ban on "Squad" members; Trump wants to buy Greenland

President Trump's battle against members of the so-called "Squad" of Democrats reached the international stage this week. On Thursday, Israel barred Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the..
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"More than anything, I'm a granddaughter": Tlaib tells supporters

Irael upended diplomatic norms earlier this week by barring her and fellow freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar from joining a trip attended by other lawmakers
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Congresswoman Tlaib speaks out on being barred from visiting Israel

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is speaking out for the first time about being barred from visiting Israel. She's upset she won't visit her grandmother in the West Bank. President Trump is also weighing in..
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'May God ruin Trump': Rashida Tlaib's grandmother slaps down president over Israel trip comments

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Rashida Tlaib's grandmother has condemned Donald Trump over his comments about the congresswoman's proposed trip to Israel and the Palestinian occupied territories. More follows… Independent news..
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Tlaib Says She Will Not Visit Grandmother in Israel After Being Treated ‘Like a Criminal’

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Representative Rashida Tlaib said she will not visit Israel to visit her grandmother and other Palestinian relatives on the West Bank after being treated “like a criminal” by Israel, which..
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'A complete setup': Trump criticizes Tlaib for declining Israel's approval to see elderly grandmother

Citing "racist treatment" and "oppressive conditions," Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., who is of Palestinian descent said she will not be going to the West Bank to visit her grandmother even though..
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Israel denying entry to members of Congress would be "damaging," former U.S. ambassador says

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu moved to keep two Democratic members of Congress out of the country after pressure from President Trump. A humanitarian pass was eventually granted to..
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib cancels trip to West Bank after Israel reverses ban

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib says she will not go to Israel even though the country reversed its decision to bar her from entering. Dan Raviv, senior Washington correspondent at i24 News, joins CBSN to..
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U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions'

U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against..
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she won't visit Israel after all

U.S. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has canceled plans to travel to Israel and the West Bank. Israel initially banned her before saying it would allow the trip on humanitarian grounds. CBS News' Nikole..
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U.S. Rep. Tlaib refuses Israel's 'oppressive conditions' for West Bank visit

U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family there because the Israeli government had imposed..
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Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer of 'humanitarian' visit

Rashida Tlaib said permission to see family in the West Bank was subject to "oppressive conditions".
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Rashida Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions

Israel said on Friday that Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib said she would cancel her trip.
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Tlaib cancels Israel trip, citing "oppressive conditions"

"I can't allow the State of Israel to take away that light by humiliating me," Tlaib tweeted of her connections to the Palestinian people
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Eye Opener at 8: Israel to allow Rashida Tlaib in for humanitarian visit

A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."
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Israel says it will allow Rashida Tlaib to enter West Bank on humanitarian grounds

Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country. She can see her grandmother in the West Bank.
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Israel will allow Rashida Tlaib to enter country but maintains ban on Ilhan Omar

Israel’s government changed its mind overnight and will allow a visit from one of the two Democratic congresswomen it barred from entering the country. Rashida Tlaib will get a humanitarian pass to..
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