Pressley is likely to become the first black woman elected to Congress from MA in November, since there are no Republican candidates in the race.
Democrats need to pick up 23 seats to take a majority in the House of Representatives, and two to take control of the Senate, if they are to serve as an effective foil to Trump's agenda. "She will serve the district well in Congress". She's now slated to be Massachusetts' first-ever African-American congressmember.
Pressley told her supporters her win was a shot across the bow not only of establishment politics but of the Democratic Party itself and demonstrated a desire for governing that is "bold, uncompromising and unafraid". The race for Capuano's seat was less about policy issues than representation - Massachusett's 7th Congressional District is the only one in the state with more non-whites than whites. REUTERS/Brian SnyderIncumbent U.S. Representative Mike Capuano (D-MA) wears an "I Voted" sticker after casting his ballot in the Massachusetts Primary Election in Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., September 4, 2018.
Pressley enjoyed an endorsement from Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Republican Gov. Charlie Baker - both heavily favored to win re-election - both got general election opponents.
An African-American woman pulled off an upset victory in a Democratic primary contest against a 10-term entrenched male incumbent in Boston, the latest sign that insurgent U.S. candidates from the left are gaining ground.
On Tuesday night, the socialist tweeted that she "bonded" with Pressley "over running while constantly told it's "not our turn, ' that we 'weren't ready, ' 'good enough, ' or 'experienced" enough".
"With so much at stake in the era of Trump, tonight's results make clear what Ayanna Pressley knew when she boldly launched her campaign against a ten-term incumbent: Change in the country and Congress can't wait", said Jim Dean, chair of the liberal group Democracy for America.
Ayanna Pressley, now serving on the Boston City Council, beat the 10-term Democrat in another big Democratic upset. Her win comes at the tail end of a primary season in which black politicians have made a series of advances.
IF Ducey loses and Kyl doesn't want to continue, Ducey will have to appoint a replacement before his term ends. Recall that John McCain 2017 was struggling with a bad disease and died on the night of 26 August.
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.
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.
Watch MRC's Dan Gainor's interview with CBN News' Efrem Graham about the Woodward book on Trump and media coverage of it. Sessions has been a target of the president's wrath since recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation.
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".
Some of the issues he's raised have either already been examined or are in the process of being investigated. Trump paced on stage at the Ford Center during the moments it took for the protester to be led out.
Some Republicans have also charged social media companies with bias against Trump and other conservatives. Instead, an empty chair, complete with a glass of water, joined Sandberg and Dorsey on the dais.
Other have called for people to give their Nike items to homeless veterans instead of throwing them away or burning them. Nike's shares dropped by 2% after the sports brand launched its new campaign with American footballer Colin Kaepernick .
In the second quarter, AWS booked $6.1 billion in sales (up 49%), and generated an operating income of $1.64 billion (up 79%). Jeff Bezos , the founder and CEO - who is already the world's richest man - saw his personal fortune rise on Tuesday as well.
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.
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.
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.
Jon Kyl Will Replace McCain In the Senate
Before the appointment, Kyl had been working as Kavanaugh's Senate guide, accompanying him on courtesy visits to Capitol Hill. One of his first tasks will be to vote in President Donald Trump's nominee for United States Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh .
Gordon Could be Hurricane When it Hits Gulf Coast Tuesday Night
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.
Sessions' job is safe until at least midterms, Trump says
Asked if he would comply with a subpoena from Mueller, Trump said, "I'll see what happens" and added: "I view it differently". Justice Department lawyers have previously said Rosenstein is aware of the scope and activities of Mueller's investigation.
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.