For Omar, reelection turnout is about more than a win

MINNEAPOLIS — On a crisp Saturday morning in late October, Minnesota U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar arrived at Powderhorn Park, Starbucks in hand, to rev up a crowd of supporters for the final stretch of the campaign.The night before, President Donald Trump had launched a fresh round of attacks in Florida against the congresswoman, a refugee from Somalia and national icon of the progressive left. Weeks prior, he’d employed her name at rallies in Bemidji and Duluth as he sought to mobilize his rural base.The president’s jabs in his bid to flip Minnesota felt fresh as Omar urged supporters to knock on doo…

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