Conservative politician set to speak in Pasco


Mia Love, a rising conservative politician, will be the keynote speaker at the Franklin County Republicans' Lincoln Day Dinner on March 22 in Pasco.

Love is the mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, and earned national recognition for her speech at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., about individual responsibility, self-reliance and the need for unity across gender, social and economic lines.

She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to parents of Haitian descent and is known for her defense of conservative principles, family values and the Bill of Rights, a news release said.

"We are delighted to have Mia as our keynote speaker. Her respectful, yet unapologetic defense of honest conservative values is absolutely consistent with the leadership displayed by the event's namesake, President Abraham Lincoln," said Brad Peck, Franklin County Republican chairman.

The event starts at 5 p.m. It will also include remarks by Congressman Doc Hastings of Pasco, a social hour, jazz ensemble, dinner and dessert dash, and silent and live auctions.

Tickets are $60 and can be purchased online at

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