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Bernie Sanders Endorsed By Muslim Group and by Iowa's Sole Muslim State Lawmaker

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“What you have here is an individual who stands up for what is just and what is right. Bernie is willing to stand up for everyone and not just because of political expediency or financial expediency, but because it is the right thing to do,” said Abdul-Samad, the sole Muslim representative in Iowa's House for 14 years, who sits on the advisory committee of the Muslim Caucus of America. Sanders’s willingness to “go against the tribe” to “stand up for justice” were among the traits that earned the endorsement. 

“For decades, Senator Sanders has been consistent in fighting for progressive policies and has demonstrated in word and in action the need to care for all Americans regardless of race, creed, or class. His passion has ignited a whole generation committed to disrupting corruption, inequality, and all forms of racial injustice,” said the organization’s statement

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