Saima Farooqui Wants To Become The 1st Muslim In The Florida State House05:50
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Saima Farooqui, if elected, would be the first Muslim to serve in Florida's state House of Representatives. (Courtesy Saima Farooqui)
Saima Farooqui, if elected, would be the first Muslim to serve in Florida's state House of Representatives. (Courtesy Saima Farooqui)
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Saima Farooqui, if elected, would be the first Muslim to serve in Florida's state House of Representatives.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Farooqui (@SaimaForFL96) about what made her want to run, and sentiment against Muslims holding office in the U.S.

This segment aired on July 18, 2018.

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