Last night, Utah’s Mia Love was elected to be the the first black woman elected to Congress. Additionally, Senator Tim Scott became the first African American Senator elected in South Carolina.
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As the GOP made historic gains on Tuesday night, three black Republicans made history.
Utah’s Mia Love became the first black female member of the GOP to ever be elected to Congress and the first person of color ever to represent the state. Tim Scott became the first black candidate to be elected to statewide office since Reconstruction and the first ever black senator elected in South Carolina. And House candidate Will Hurd became the first black Republican elected in Texas since Reconstruction
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Meet Mia Love. You’ll be seeing a lot more of the Republicans’ first black congresswoman.
For at least half a century, the party of Lincoln has battled charges that it is racist, sexist and anti-immigrant. Today, voters from a conservative state made those arguments a little bit harder to make. In Utah, Mia Love became the first black Republican woman — and first Haitian American — elected to Congress.
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