World's Super Power Nation's First black female Republican joins in Congress
- Mia Love of Utah became the first
black female Republican in Congress as she was sworn in along with 57 other
freshmen members of the US house.
- Love, 39, a former mayor of Saratoga Springs, was elected in
November in Utah's 4th district.
- She already has started making appearances on cable news
channels and on Sunday talk shows, most recently as a guest on ABC's "This
- The new congresswoman also said she's honored be serving on
the House Financial Services Committee.
- Love didn't emphasize her race during her campaign in 2014
and an unsuccessful bid in 2012, but she acknowledged the significance of her
election after her victory in November.
- Love has joined the Congressional Black Caucus and is part
of a small group of black Republicans in the new Congress.