Jaweed Kaleem

National race and justice reporter, LA Times

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Georgia could elect its first black woman governor. Michigan and Minnesota could elect their first Muslim women to be U.S. representatives.

Surge in diverse candidates running in the midterm elections

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Evangelicals in Florida say  they'll burn copies of the Koran  on September 11, plans that are being denounced by other religious leaders and by General David Petraeus, the US…

General Petraeus Warns Burning Koran Endangers Troops

Evangelicals in Florida say they'll burn copies of the Koran on September 11, plans that are being denounced by other religious leaders and by General David Petraeus, the US…

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