In The News

August 7, 2020

Newsweek: Ilhan Omar’s City Paper Endorses Her Challenger, Rebukes Her Israel Remarks and ‘Campaign-Finance Issues’

August 7, 2020

KARE-TV: Omar, challenger Melton-Meaux trade barbs

August 6, 2020

Minnesota Reformer: Ilhan vs. Antone: A battle for the soul of the Democratic Party

August 6, 2020

WCCO-TV: 1 Week Before Primary, Rhetoric Heats Up Between Rep. Ilhan Omar, Challenger Antone Melton-Meaux

August 5, 2020

Southwest Journal: Not a ‘celebrity’

August 5, 2020

MPR: Voters weigh Omar vs. Melton-Meaux as primary approaches

August 5, 2020

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder: Antone Melton-Meaux lays out his candidacy for the 5th District

August 5, 2020

FOX 9 News: Melton-Meaux takes shot at Minnesota DFL after threatened complaint

August 5, 2020

Star Tribune: Fifth District endorsement: Melton-Meaux, for integrity and progress

August 4, 2020 Reps. Tlaib and Omar are latest ‘Squad’ members facing primary challenges

August 4, 2020

TC Jewfolk: In CD5 DFL Race, Omar, Melton-Meaux Enter Final Stretch

August 3, 2020 The ‘Squad’ plays defense as Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar face primary challengers

August 3, 2020

Tablet Magazine: Who Is Ilhan Omar’s Opponent?

August 3, 2020

KARE-TV: Fifth District primary race heating up

August 2, 2020

FOX 9 News: Trump nemesis Omar challenged in Democratic primary over celebrity status

August 2, 2020

The Associated Press: Omar, seeking 2nd term, is targeted for her celebrity

August 2, 2020

WCCO-TV: Antone Melton-Meaux Talks Run Against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar

August 1, 2020

Politico: ‘We don’t need someone distracted with Twitter’: Ilhan Omar fights off tough primary challenge

July 31, 2020

Mshale: African immigrant communities deserve more from their government

July 30, 2020

Sahan Journal: In their own words: Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District voters have opinions about the race between Ilhan Omar and Antone Melton-Meaux

July 30, 2020

MPR News Morning Edition: Antone Melton-Meaux: 5th District voters ready to ditch ‘divisive’ politics

July 27, 2020

The Washington Post: The ‘squad’ gears up for two tough primaries

July 27, 2020

The Hill Opinion: Is Ilhan Omar one and done? Why she could lose the August primary

July 25, 2020

KFAI-FM’s The Catalyst: Antone Melton-Meaux Explains Why He’s Running for Congress

July 23, 2020

Jewish News Syndicate: Omar’s challenger Antone Melton-Meaux: Progressive and pro-Israel not mutually exclusive

July 19, 2020

KSTP-TV At Issue: Legislature works to reach deals in special session, 5th District primary heats up

July 19, 2020

KSTP-TV: Melton-Meaux takes big fundraising lead over Omar in 5th District

July 18, 2020

Star Tribune: Antone Melton-Meaux challenge puts Rep. Ilhan Omar’s style, controversies to the test

July 17, 2020

The Hill: Omar rallies to fight back against primary challenge

July 17, 2020

Jewish Currents: Israel/Palestine Looms Large Over Minnesota Primary

July 16, 2020

WCCO-TV: WCCO Goes 1-On-1 With Omar Challenger Antone Melton-Meaux

July 14, 2020

Star Tribune: Rep. Ilhan Omar’s primary challenger, Antone Melton-Meaux, takes wide lead in campaign money

July 14, 2020

Insight News: Antone Melton-Meaux seeks to unseat Ilhan Omar in CD5

July 13, 2020

AM950: Antone Melton-Meaux is Running for Congress

July 10, 2020

BuzzFeed News: The National Obsession Around Ilhan Omar Is Fueling Her Primary Opponent

July 10, 2020

MinnPost: What Antone Melton-Meaux’s primary challenge to Ilhan Omar is all about

July 8, 2020

City Pages: Antone Melton-Meaux explains his Black Lives Matter and #MeToo takes

July 6, 2020

Mshale: Meet the man who wants Rep. Ilhan Omar’s job

July 6, 2020

MPR: Minnesota’s August primary: A closer look at the 5th, 7th District races

June 27, 2020

The Forward: Antone Melton-Meaux, Ilhan Omar’s challenger, calls her a ‘divider’

June 25, 2020

KFAI-FM: Antone Melton-Meaux and CNN Political Commentator Bakari Sellers Discuss the State of Local and National Politics

June 22, 2020 Crowded field of challengers hope to take on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

June 19, 2020

Jewish Insider: Antone Melton-Meaux says George Floyd’s killing ‘has amplified’ his campaign message

June 17, 2020

WCCO Radio: Antone Melton-Meaux is running for Congress

June 16, 2020

Reuters: The Squad in the spotlight: AOC, progressive peers face primary challenges of their own

June 16, 2020

OZY: Can This Mild-Mannered Mediator Defeat Ilhan Omar?

May 23, 2020

MINNPOST: For black men, wearing a mask means opening oneself up to the danger of being seen as a threat

May 3, 2020

Star Tribune: Democratic challenge materializes to Rep. Ilhan Omar

April 29, 2020

Jewish Insider: Meet Antone Melton-Meaux, Ilhan Omar’s primary challenger who wants to end divisive politics

April 21, 2020

Star Tribune Counterpoint: I endorse Ilhan Omar’s challenger based on merit

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