Utah’s Mia Love: Rising Star in the GOP

0 Posted by - August 29, 2012 - Politics

OB UI695 MiaLov G 20120828200231 300x200 Utah’s Mia Love: Rising Star in the GOPAfrican-American support for the Republican Party has fallen so far that a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll showed Mitt Romney capturing 0.0% of the black vote.

Enter Mia Love, the 36-year-old daughter of Haitian immigrants and a Republican congressional candidate in Utah. Should she win, she would be the first-ever black Republican woman to win a seat in Congress.

In a  speech that drew sustained applause at the GOP convention Tuesday night, Ms. Love recounted her parents’ journey to the U.S., saying they arrived with only $10 in their pockets.

CONTINUED at the Wall Street Journal.

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