Mia Love: black, conservative, Mormon, GOP House candidate from Utah

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    Amid the crowded field of House candidates across the country in 2012, expect to hear a lot about Mia Love, a Republican who is an African American and a Mormon and who on Saturday defeated a handful of rivals to clinch the party nomination in the campaign for Utah's fourth congressional district. Love is preparing to face incumbent Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson. Victory in November would make her the first black Republican congresswoman in history.

    A Brooklyn-born Mormon convert, Love is a marathon-running mother of three and the daughter of Haitian immigrants who came to the United States with $10 in their pockets, she says. Her mother cleaned houses and worked as a nurse at a retirement home while her father worked for a painting company, toiled as a janitor at a Catholic school and drove a school bus to support their growing family.

    "I am a product of that hard work," she said in an interview with Yahoo News, "a product of the American dream."



    Mia Love: black, conservative, Mormon, GOP House candidate from Utah - ABC News










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    Oh and she's backed by the Tea Party too.
     
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    She is a great american citizen.
     
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    well to the left she's Aunt Jemiamah.
     
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    Heard an interview with her...she's impressive and very solid. [​IMG]
     
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    the media will love her; black, con, mormon, they will have a field day.
     
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    yep... she'd be a pretty cool addition to Capital Hill...
     
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    She is a solid Citizen...
     

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