Skip to comments.Muslim-American Massachusetts activist launches run for Congress
Posted on 10/01/2017 5:11:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - A two-term Cambridge, Massachusetts, city councilor and founder of an activist group that trains Muslim-Americans to run for office launched a campaign for U.S. Congress on Sunday that could make him the third Muslim in the chamber.
Nadeem Mazen, 34, was set to declare his run as a Democrat for a district northwest of Boston, a seat that comes open next year as 71-year-old Representative Niki Tsongas opts not to seek a sixth term in office.
The states best-known Muslim elected official, Mazen plans to focus his campaign on economic issues. His attempt to jump from a municipal office to Congress is in keeping with the spirit of Jetpac, the activist group he launched in February aimed at encouraging more Muslims to seek elected office.
He is also prepared to face questions about his faith, as polls show many Americans take a dim view of Muslims, their memories colored by the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.....
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That's how far down the rat hole my once great state has descended.
[Democrat ..... activist group that trains Muslim-Americans to run for office]
What links does he have to the former Obama administration?
Right now I am the only Republican in the race. Because of the Dem machine in the state, these carpetbaggers from outside the district think they can run and win. 26 years in the military.
Democrats need someone with a special status to run for POTUS, I think a Muslim to run against Trump is likely.
But Obama can’t have a third term.
What does Howie Carr think?
“...Nadeem Mazen, 34, was set to declare his run as a Democrat ...”
Gee... now THERE’S a Surprise...