Everything We Know About Mia Love, The First Black Republican Woman Elected To Congress (DETAILS)

Posted: November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Tuesday night saw Republicans take control of the Senate six years after losing their footing to the Democrats, but it also ushered in a new chapter in history — three African-Americans were elected to Congress in the midterm elections.

They included Sen. Tim Scott in South Carolina, Will Hurd in Texas, and Mia Love of Utah — the individual who we now know as the first black Republican congresswoman.

As in, the first in history. As in, there has never been a black woman who is also a Republican in Congress. And that’s a big deal considering both race and gender aren’t known for their presence in the largely white, exclusive, and male GOP.

But Love, who emerged as a darling for the Republican party after the 2012 Republican convention, said it’s not the color of her skin that got her elected.

“Many of the naysayers out there said…

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