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And in the Midwest, Michigan Democrats have moved from hopeful to bullish, as the latest internal polling shows. Gretchen Whitmer,…

And in the Midwest, Michigan Democrats have moved from hopeful to bullish, as the latest internal polling shows. Gretchen Whitmer, the Democratic nominee for governor, expanding

“I’m a daughter of immigrants”

OREM, Utah – After dark on Monday night, Republican Congresswoman Mia Love strove across a campaign office in pink pants and cheetah print heels. 19659002] Around here, an army of young volunteers speed-dialed voters.

“I can not wait to put all of this behind us,” said Ms. Love, who is the only black republican woman in Congress – and as the child of Haitian immigrants – has had to navigate tricky terrain in the Trump era.

It’s been a challenging few months for the congresswoman, who represents the Republican-leaning suburbs south of Salt Lake City. She faces a challenge from Ben McAdams, a popular local mayor and a Democrat who has tried to tie her to Mr. Trump. Mens den staten er tungt republikan, det er også tungt Mormon, og presidentens korsord har vendt mange konservative mod ham.

At the same time, Mr. Trump has begun saying he will nullify birthright citizenship – the very constitutional guarantee that makes Ms. Love an American.

“I’m a daughter of immigrants,” she said, pulling up a chair. “Saying that means I would not be a U.S. Citizen. I was born in New York, both my parents were born in Haiti, they immigrated legally, they went through the process, they worked hard. These are the types of things that you sit there and you have to call him out on it and say: Look, this is not who we are. “

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