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Flashpoint 8/12/18:Rashida Tlaib, who could be first Muslim woman in Congress, discusses primary win

Watch Flashpoint at 10 a.m. on Local 4

Rashida Tlaib is poised to become the first Muslim woman in Congress.

Watch the episode below.

Tlaib won the Democratic nomination to fill the House seat held Rep. John Conyers in the 13th District, which covers a chunk of Detroit and surrounding suburbs. There is no Republication candidate running.

The former state representative joins Devin Scillian on Flashpoint to discuss her win and her race for Congress.

Sunday's episode also focuses on other winners and losers in the primary election, and what it means ahead of the fall vote.

Flashpoint is hosted by WDIV Local 4 anchor Devin Scillian. Watch Flashpoint on WDIV at 10 a.m. on Sundays.


About the Authors:

Devin Scillian

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.

Amber Ainsworth

Amber is a Web Producer for ClickOnDetroit and graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a Journalism and Screen Studies degree. She is a writer and photographer who covers music and local beer, when she's not covering news. Amber is also a member of the Michigan National Guard.