First black female Republican joins US Congress

Rep.-elect Mia Love R-Utah, greets House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, before officially being sworn in as the House of Representatives gathered for the opening session of the 114th Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mia Love of Utah on Tuesday became the first black female Republican in Congress as she was sworn in along with 57 other freshmen members of the U.S. House.

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