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U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar is rising on the House Foreign Affairs Committee as she steps into the role of vice chairwoman of the subcommittee with jurisdiction over Africa and global human rights issues.

Omar’s office said her new position was being announced Thursday in Washington.

The panel’s full name is the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.