The Democrat raised more than $ 832,000 during her first three months in Congress – a significant haul that puts her ahead of other House members in Minnesota's delegation and several other closely watched freshman Democrats.
About half of Omar's first-quarter
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The congresswoman's comments sparked condemnation from House Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who said in a statement that "Congresswoman Omar's The use of anti-Semitic tropes and prejudicial accusations about Israel's supporters is deeply offensive. "
At the same time, however, progressives have embraced and championed her as an important voice within the Democratic Party, raising concerns about her safety and arguing that She has faces a different standard as a Muslim and a woman of color.
Larger donors to Omar's campaign this year include the campaign committee of South Carolina Rep. James Clyburn, a member of the House Democratic leadership. He donated $ 1
Omar's fellow freshman and one of her most vocal defenders, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also contributed $ 2,000 to the Minnesotaan campaign in late March, the Federal Election Commission finding show.
Omar's first quarter figures push her ahead of some other freshman Democrats raising substantial amounts ahead of tough re-election races.
For example, Rep. Antonio Delgado, who defeated a Republican to capture a Hudson Valley in New York district in 2018, raised a hefty $ 755,000 during the first quarter. California Rep Katie Hill, who unseated a Republican in Southern California last year, raised more than $ 600,000.
Omar's fundraising exceeded even the high-profile Ocasio-Cortez who raised more than $ 726,000 during the January-to-March fundraising period.
If she keeps up the fundraising pace, Omar likely will soon surpass the $ 1.08 million she won during the entire two-year election cycle in 2018.
CNN's Sunlen Serfaty contributed to this report.