Is Republican rhetoric alienating Muslims?

The Takeaway

In the recent Republican Presidential debate, Herman Cain indicated that he might be uncomfortable with Muslims in his administration. The Takeaway spoke with two active Muslim Republicans, Mohamed Elibiary and Suhail Khan to see if this kind of rhetoric was alienating Muslims who might otherwise vote Republican.


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