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Mia Love Will Repay Taxpayers For $1,000 In Flights

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mia Love (R-Utah) will pay back taxpayers for weekend plane tickets she bought to attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner ea...

Republicans Return Donations From White Supremacist

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics

Several Republicans are returning political donations given to them by Earl Holt, leader of a group that allegedly inspired the man charged with killi...

Jason Linkins

62 Takeaways From CPAC 2015, Ranked | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

Any time a thing happens in politics, the media has "Takeaways" about that thing. And whenever the media has a bunch of Takeaways, Eat The Press gathe...

There Are More Women And Minorities In The New Congress Than Ever

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly ...

Mia Love On Steve Scalise Controversy: 'We Need To Move On'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

Incoming Rep. Mia Love of Utah, the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, said Sunday that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) shoul...

Meet The Incoming Freshmen Of Congress

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' approval rating hovers around 15 percent, but there's one group of people excited about the institution: the newly elect...

2014's Most Inspiring Women of Politics

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics
Nikki Gloudeman

From the U.S.'s first black female congresswoman, to a blind and trans Parliamentary candidate in England, to a bikini contest-winning Serbian councilwoman and cardiologist, the most remarkable female politicians of the year are united by a few key attributes: fearlessness, tenacity, and sharp political savvy.

Diane Jeanty

Mia Love's Victory Met With Little Enthusiasm In Her Own Haitian Community | Diane Jeanty | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mia Love was not what America's Haitian community expected for its first member of Congress. Love, a Mormon Republican from Utah, wil...

Election 2014: Seven Wins for Women

Barbara Lee | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics
Barbara Lee

Women were major players in Senate races from New Hampshire to Georgia to Iowa and Kentucky. They were key contenders for governor's seats in at least nine states. They brought their unique perspectives to the political and policy debates from state legislatures to the U.S. Senate.

With Mia Love's Election We're Still Not Post-Racial

Algernon Austin | Posted 01.21.2015 | Black Voices
Algernon Austin

Just as many people took the election of Barack Obama as a sign of a new post-racial America, some might take Love's election to mean that post-racialism has reached Utah. But the truth of the matter is that the election of a racial-minority candidate tells us very little about racial relations.

She Looks Black, but Her Politics Are Red: What Mia Love's Victory Means for the Face of the GOP

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 01.06.2015 | Black Voices
Darron T. Smith, Ph.D.

Mia Love and others like her are seemingly out of touch with the political realities of African Americans and what remains at stake for them. Viewing herself and others through the prism of individualism, she strays from the political stances that would benefit the black community as a whole.

CNN's Interview With Mia Love Was One Big Communication Breakdown

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.05.2014 | Media

Mia Love became the first black Republican woman elected to Congress Tuesday night when she won a race for Utah's 4th District. "Many of the naysay...

Igor Bobic

How The 2014 Midterm Elections Made History | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Tuesday's midterm elections marked a night of historic firsts. Yes, Republicans resoundingly trounced Democrats, taking control of the Senate, expa...

Mia Love Defeats Doug Owens In 2014 Utah Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Mia Love defeated her Democratic opponent Doug Owens in the race to represent Utah's 4th congressional district, the AP reported early Wedn...

Laura Bassett

These 5 Women Of Color Are Set To Make Congress A Little More Diverse | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

The U.S. Congress is a notoriously white, male and middle-aged legislative body. But the House of Representatives is expected to become a bit more div...

Romney Rallies For Mia Love

AP | By MICHELLE L. PRICE | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics

LEHI, Utah (AP) — Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Wednesday night that he's still hitting the campaign trail in order to get candidat...

Republican Women Face Uphill Fight

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

OLD FORGE, N.Y. (AP) — Elise Stefanik is fighting to make history in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, an expanse of rural America in upstate N...

Mia Love Has Healthy Lead Over Democratic Challenger, New Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

Republican Mia Love has a 12-point lead over her Democratic challenger for Utah's 4th Congressional District, according to a poll released Monday. ...

Mia Love Got Sloppy With Political Email

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mia Love, the Republican front-runner for one of Utah's seats in Congress, earned a minor reputation for disorganization two years ago w...

Paul Blumenthal

These House Challengers Are Defying The Fundraising Odds | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Raising money for a congressional run is hard work. Candidates have to spend hours each day dialing for dollars and attending fundraiser...

Paul Blumenthal

14 Vulnerable Congressmen Rush To Build War Chests | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 14 most vulnerable congressmen with already declared challengers for 2014 are off to a fast start in fundraising, but so are their o...

Romney's Son Won't Rule Out Political Future

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

Josh Romney, son of former Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, said in a Wednesday interview with KSL that he wouldn't rule out a potential r...

Mia Love Looks For Rematch In Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

Utah Republican Mia Love announced Saturday that she will run for Congress again in 2014. Love, the mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, unsuccessfully...

Jason Linkins

Mia Love Just Wants Everyone At CPAC To Be Confident (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Mia Love, the Republican mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, and a rising star in a conservative movement that is still somewhat over-excited by its own ...

Rising GOP Star To Address CPAC

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Mia Love, the African American, Mormon, Republican mayor of Sarasota Springs, Utah and a rising star in the GOP, will deliver a speech at this year's ...