Texas lawmaker first Mexican-born woman to join Congress
(CNN) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi swore in the newest member of Congress on Tuesday.
Mayra Flores of Texas, a Republican, is the first Mexican-born woman to be elected as a representative.
She won a special election for Texas’ 34th Congressional District.
Flores’ term only runs through January. She will have to win the November general election to remain in office.
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