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Businesswoman Nadia Bakhurji has wanted to run for public office in her native Saudi Arabia since 2004, when the country announced it would hold its first municipal elections in 40 years. But she was forced to withdraw her name when the government banned women from running for office — or voting. Melissa Block speaks with Bakhurji for her reactions to the Saudi king's statements over the weekend, vowing to extend women's suffrage.
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