Sacbee story about congressional candidate Andrew Grant, a Republican who visited the Muslim Community Center in Folsom and posed for a photo with some people there. He posted the photo on Facebook and immediately took a lashing from some people who say they won't vote for him as a result.
In the midst of one of the Facebook exchanges, Grant, who's opposing incumbent Ami Bera, wrote of the people at the Muslim center, "These are some of our strongest leaders, all have a strong sense of community, very business-minded. Conservative. As I said - I’d be proud to represent them." He added later, "In no way will I accept stereotyping an entire religion or group of people." The Facebook post, with 130 comments at the moment: