Brendan Smialowski, Agence France-Presse
45, Michigan — 13, D
The first woman of Palestinian descent in Congress and one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, Rashida is a well-known progressive who has pledged to fight the billionaires and corporations that tried to pollute her district.
After interning for Michigan State Representative Steve Tobocman, Rashida worked at a Detroit nonprofit that provides free legal representation to workers.
Photo: Cornell Capa, JFK Library
44, Arkansas, R