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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) delivers remarks during a press conference on deportation at Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 7. (Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock). Two Jewish House Democrats, alarmed by what they view as anti-Semitic comments from new Muslim colleagues, are urging Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants to denounce the divisive rhetoric and take action to stop it. Reps. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey and Elaine Luria of Virginia are gathering signatures on a letter asking Pelosi (Calif.), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (Md.) and other senior Democrats to confront freshman Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan by “reiterating our reje... Full story

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