Here is the most interesting next member of Congress

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David Mark

Mia Love is virtually certain to be a member of Congress a year from now.

The Utah Republican is running for the House seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Jim Matheson, a very conservative Democrat. Love narrowly lost to Matheson in 2012. But the Republican nominating convention in spring 2014 is set to make her the GOP nominee in this ruby-red district.

When Love gets to Capitol Hill she’ll be the first black Republican woman in Congress. And Mormon to boot…

…Love is the daughter of Haitian-American immigrants. In 1998 shortly after graduating from college, the native New Yorker joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Soon afterward as part of her job as a flight attendant she relocated to Utah to be closer to the temple and to learn more about her faith…


The complete article is at Politix.



Related:  NAACP head: Sen. Tim Scott a ‘ventriloquist’ dummy for right wing  (video)

…the Rev. William Barber II, in a speech made at the Zion Baptist Church in Columbia, S.C., said Scott is a pawn of “the extreme right wing down here (in South Carolina)” which “finds a black guy to be senator and claims he’s the first black senator since Reconstruction and then he goes to Washington D.C. and articulates the agenda of the Tea Party,” The State newspaper reported…






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