DETROIT (AP) — Perhaps no state has embraced the political outsider as much as Michigan, where a venture capitalist won the last two governor’s elections and a real estate baron carried the presidential vote. Now Dr. Abdul El-Sayed is putting that affinity for newcomers to the test.

El-Sayed, a 32-year-old liberal doctor in Detroit, is mounting a surprisingly robust bid to become the nation’s first Muslim governor.

In this Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 photo, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed talks with Jermaine Jones in Detroit. Perhaps no state has embraced the political outsider as much as Michigan. But El-Sayed, a 32-year-old liberal doctor,

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