Somali candidate eyes milestone in US race

In this July 17, 2014 photo, Mohamud Noor hands out his campaign literature in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis. A Noor victory would presumably set him on course to be the highest-ranking Somali-American elected official in the country. He’s trying to bump one of the lno probegislature’s longest-ever serving House members in Phyllis Kahn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a neighborhood dubbed “Little Mogadishu,” Mohamud Noor can’t walk more than a block without being stopped by someone who wants to shake his hand.

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