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August 21, 2020
Rashida Tlaib wins Michigan Democratic primary
By Ron Kampeas
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rashida Tlaib, one of two Congress members to support the boycott Israel movement, defeated a challenger in her Michigan district’s Democratic primary as she bids for a second term.
Major media declared Tlaib the winner against Brenda Jones, who had preceded her in representing the Detroit-area district.
Tlaib, a Palestinian American, favors a binational state as an outcome of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She and Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, favor the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movemen...