Pressley was likely aided by the demographics of the 7th district, which cuts a north-south swathe through the city of Boston and includes the suburbs of Chelsea, Everett, and Somerville - where Capuano served as mayor for nine years in the 1990s.
Pressley is poised to become the first African-American woman to represent MA in the state's congressional history.
Pressley, who will not face a Republican challenger in November, becomes the first African-American woman elected to Congress from the Commonwealth. Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Pressley, sending her media attention in the final leg of her campaign.
A 10-term Democratic congressman has conceded defeat to a Boston city councillor who is now poised to become Massachusetts' first black congresswoman in a race with parallels to a NY upset that rattled the party in June.
Pressley may be considered an outsider by virtue of who she is.
Before Ayanna Pressley celebrated her triumph surrounded by dozens of supporters, a wave of shock hit her behind closed doors.
Ayanna Pressley, Boston city councillor and House Democratic candidate, gives a victory speech at her primary night gathering Tuesday in Boston. "These are the kind of factors that Democrats need to have over the next two months if they are going to pull off victories in some of those really competitive races". Pressley acknowledged that she and Capuano would probably vote the same way on most issues, but she has argued that she could lead "a movement" from the seat. She also worked for former senator John Kerry.
Capuano is now the fourth incumbent to fall in a primary election this year, joining Republican Reps.
The 7th Congressional District is the only one in the state where minorities comprise a majority of the population.
Pressley, the first black woman to serve on the council, is now on track to represent an area of MA once served by Democratic icons Tip O'Neill and John F. Kennedy.
And black politicians in three states - Florida, Georgia and Maryland - have won the Democratic nomination for governor, a historic turn for a country that has elected just two black governors in USA history. She ousted 10-term New York Rep. Joe Crowley in a Democratic primary in June.
West Japan Railway Co. halted all local services in the area's three main cities, with some subway lines in Osaka also stopped. Weather agency officials were warning of floods, strong winds, high waves and torrential rains for large parts of the country.
In the second half, Iheanacho took advantage of Alisson's mistake as he passed to Ghezzal who scored a goal on 63 minutes. The Nigerian then squared for Rachid Ghezzal to score the first goal Liverpool have conceded this season. "That's it.
Earlier this week, Bruce Ohr testified before House Republicans over his ties to the dossier and its author Christopher Steele . In December 2017, Ohr was reassigned from his job in the deputy attorney general's office and given new responsibilities.
Louis, Murphy's bar opened past year for the first time since Hurricane Katrina; members of his family have owned it since 1982. Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect for southeast Louisiana, and Hurricane Warnings are in effect for coastal MS and Alabama.
In addition, the Note 9 boasts a more powerful 64-bit octa-core processor along with a larger, more powerful battery. A slightly upgraded spec on an iPhone is unlikely to convince a Galaxy Note lover to switch brands, and vice versa.
Xi also announced that China would waive the debt of the poorest African countries that have diplomatic ties with Beijing . Through Focac, Africa was looking at China as a partner to achieve the goals set out in Agenda 2063.
The team used 339 types of Lego Technic elements, and even put some of them together using a special tool made out of Legos. Even the car's curvaceous seats are also realistically recreated, through a series of panel, beam, and tile elements.
That's not to say Bouchette is a team mouthpiece, but logic and observing practice led to him putting his assessment out there. Mike Tomlin needed one word to describe why he feels better about Le'Veon Bell's absence this year compared to last.
The five-time Ballon d'Or victor boasts 140 million followers on Instagram, 120 million on Facebook and 74.3 million on Twitter. The longer he goes without a goal, the quicker the pressure will ramp up and the criticism from the Italian press won't subside.
One big question after Monday's announcement is when, if ever, the US will lift tariffs on Mexican aluminum and steel. Senior administration officials pointed to the deal as making both America and Mexico better off.
Russian air strikes batter Syria's Idlib: monitor
President Trump tweeted yesterday addressing to not attack Idleb because the operation could leave hundreds of people dead. That follows statements Monday by Iran's Foreign Ministry saying Idlib should be cleared of "terrorists".
Sessions' job is safe until at least midterms, Trump says
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Petrol price hits a record high in Mumbai
Diesel rates had hit Rs 69.31 a litre on May 28, but this record was breached on August 27 and on Monday they hit a fresh high. Nearly half of the retail selling price of the two fuel is made up of central and state taxes.
Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general
Fox News has reached out to the White House for additional clarification, and the Justice Department did not immediately respond. Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the indictments of two Republican congressman.
Naomi Osaka, Novak Djokovic advance to U.S. Open quarters
Keys lost to Sloane Stephens in last year's final, and also lost to Stephens again this year in the French Open semifinals. Djokovic, the No. 6 seed in the men's draw, is 28-0 at the US Open when facing an opponent ranked outside the Top 50.
Eagles expected to start Nick Foles in opener
Pederson replied. "I don't want to put my game plan out there for everybody to see it and read it, and teams can scheme". Foles has been starting for Philly since late last season, when MVP candidate Carson Wentz tore his ACL.
Pentagon moves to scrap US$300m in aid to Pakistan
Faulkner said the Pentagon aimed to spend the $300 million on "other urgent priorities" if approved by Congress. Qureshi said the money was part of the Coalition Support Fund. "We have spent it", Qureshi said.
Nafta: US-Canada trade talks break up without deal
While it would hurt both nations' economies, Canada would probably suffer more , at least in the short term, economists say. The daily also said Lighthizer has been pushing Ottawa to abandon cultural protections in a redraft of the agreement.
Apple sends out press invites for September 12 media event
The $899 5.8-inch OLED will be reportedly be dubbed the iPhone XS , while the top of the line iPhone XS Plus will run for $999. There's also a new hole in between the side button and Digital Crown, likely a new microphone for Siri to better hear you.