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Issues Elected Mia Love

Nov. 5, 2014

Utah’s Mia Love, the first black women elected as a Republican to the House, argues, “I wasn’t elected because of the color of my skin. I wasn’t elected because of my gender. I was elected because of the solutions that I put at the table because I promised I would run a positive issues-oriented campaign and that’s what resonated.” To paraphrase a famous black man, voters cared more about the content of her character than the color of her skin. More…

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