House GOP boasts diversity and new conservatives

Meet the new House Republicans.

There’s Mia Love from Utah, the first black Republican woman to serve in the House.

Thirty-year-old Elise Stefanik of upstate New York is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.

Carlos Curbelo is the son of Cuban exiles in Florida.

But Republicans also are welcoming some strongly conservative members, in some cases replacing more moderate GOP lawmakers who retired.

They could add to the group of House lawmakers on the far who’ve created persistent trouble for House Speaker John Boehner, and give him the Ohio Republican headaches at just the moment when he and other GOP leaders are determined to show they can deliver.

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