Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

Ilhan Omar By Onika Ehren, age 11 and Indykids team Ilhan Omar’s journey to politics was not very easy. Her family fled the civil war in Somalia and went to a refugee camp in Kenya before finally migrating to the United States. Omar wants to rebel against the...
Record Number of Women Are Sworn In to U.S. Congress

Record Number of Women Are Sworn In to U.S. Congress

By Eleanor Hedges Duroy, age 15 In the 2018 midterm elections*, a record-breaking number of women were elected to the United States Congress, and this month, they were officially sworn in. Midterm elections are often significant because they can change the balance of...