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Election 2014: Seven Wins for Women

Barbara Lee | Posted 11.21.2014 | 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 11.21.2014 | 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 11.11.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 10.09.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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)

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

The Black Vote and the Republican Party

Dana Forde | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics
Dana Forde

Yes, the Democratic Party has a long history of benefiting from the bulk of black votes. But some believe that a new brand of Republicanism -- represented by, among others, Mia Love, Allen West and Herman Cain -- has encouraged more black voters to take a fresh look at the Republican Party.

Tea Party Favorite Officially Loses

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY -- Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson has emerged as the official winner in his tight congressional race against Republican Mia Love. Mathes...

Mia Love Loses House Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Mia Love conceded in a hotly contested congressional race against incumbent Rep. Jim Matheson (D) in Utah's 2nd congressional district. Love, a ris...

LOOK: Utah Election Results

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the Utah election results for the 2012 presidential election and the state's Senate and House contests. Utah has six elec...

Love Hopes Mitt Pushes Her Over The Edge

The New York Times | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

LEHI, Utah -- Mia Love stared straight ahead, her face etched into the sort of camera-ready countenance that takes many politicians years to master, a...

GOP Looking For Love To Break Huge Barrier

AP | PAUL FOY and ANDREW MIGA | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY — In her bid to become the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, Mia Love is the party's emblem of diversity this cam...

Republican Jon Huntsman, Sr. Endorses Democrat In Utah Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Jon Huntsman, Sr., a wealthy industrialist and a Republican, is endorsing Rep. Jim Matheson (D-Utah) over Republican rising star Mia Love in Utah's 4t...

Tell Us: Were The Attacks Against Mia Love Racially Or Politically Motivated?

Posted 09.28.2012 | Black Voices

Recently, Republican mayor of Utah and GOP congressional candidate, Mia Love, received an especially hateful care package filled with some disturbing ...