Mia Love becomes first black Republican woman in Congress
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Mia LoveLudmya (Mia) LoveThe biggest political upsets of the decade Former GOP lawmaker: Trump's tweets have to stop Congressional Women's Softball team releases roster MORE (R) won a House seat Tuesday in her second bid to become the first female African-American Republican in Congress. 


Love, who is the former mayor of Saratoga Springs, defeated Democrat Doug Owens in an open race to succeed retiring Rep. Jim MathesonJames (Jim) David MathesonTrump EPA eases standards for coal ash disposal Utah redistricting reform measure likely to qualify for ballot Trump's budget targets affordable, reliable power MORE (D), by 49 to 47 percent, according to The Associated Press. 

Love ran unsuccessfully against Matheson in 2012, but the rising GOP star was able to claim victory Tuesday.