Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley on Tuesday scored a massive victory over a 10-term incumbent to win the Democratic nomination to represent the liberal city in the U.S. Congress and immediately came out swinging at President Donald Trump. She was the first black woman elected to the Boston City Council in 2009.
She is expected to coast to victory in November as there is no Republican on the ballot.
Brianna Wu is a co-founder of the video game company Giant Spacekat.
Pressley conceded throughout the race that there was little policy daylight between her and Capuano, though she did go further than him by calling for the abolishment of the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency.
The 63-year-old Lynch is a former union ironworker and grew up in South Boston.
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.
Ayanna Pressley, 44, beat veteran politician Mike Capuano, 66, after mounting an insurgent campaign in MA 7th Congressional District.
But here was Ayanna Pressley, a Boston City Council member and rising Democratic star, exhorting volunteers in a Cambridge restaurant with an impassioned performance style she learned as a child at her grandfather's storefront Baptist church in Chicago.
Pressley was endorsed by fellow congressional upstart Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Pressley also represents the latest underdog candidate to have emerged to challenge both establishment Democrats and Republicans.
A survivor of sexual assault at Boston University and during her childhood, Pressley has been a vocal supporter of victims of sexual violence since long before the #MeToo movement.
Moments after her rival - 10-term Rep.
"The district wanted a lot of change", Capuano said as he conceded.
Pressley's win echoed that of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's over the long-time representative Joe Crowley in NY, and the ascent of Stacey Abrams in Georgia, who - if she wins - will become the first African-American female governor in USA history.
"I have been really furious about the constant charges being lobbed against me about identity politics that, by the way, are only lobbed against women and candidates of color", she said in one debate.
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In the book, Woodward writes about Mattis and Kelly's frustrations about working with the president, at times defying his demands. Here are some of the most revealing and disturbing excerpts from Woodward's book , which will be published on September 11.
The story was so massive, so widely read, that it's impossible to imagine that any news network wouldn't want to run it. The television group said the victims named in the print report were not available when Farrow was at NBC.
Aretha's phenomenal career spanned five decades and saw her win 18 Grammy awards and sell more than 75 million records. Former president Bill Clinton joked that he and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were "Aretha groupies".
But right now, it's looking like this season could get even more uncomfortable if Saban refuses to call Tagovailoa his QB1. But jumping down Taylor's throat for asking a question is unnecessary and overboard.
Nadal holds a 7 to 3 advantage, though Thiem did beat Nadal earlier this year at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 in Madrid. Thiem will next play either world number one Rafael Nadal , who beat Nikoloz Basilashvili in another pre-quarterfinal.
A couple of loose points gifted Kanepi a break in the first game of the second set, however, and she couldn't get back on terms. For that bit of good fortune, Serena can thank Kaia Kanepi , who knocked out Halep on the tournament's first day.
Ronaldo moved to Juventus in the summer following nine years at Real Madrid , and has been getting used to life in northern Italy. It was reported that Juventus' club value ballooned by around £250million due to Ronaldo's arrival at the Old Lady.
After the loss, Kyrgios was asked what he could learn from the example the 37-year-old had set throughout his career. But, he may need to step out of his comfort zone and play more aggressively if he wants to win this match.
House Speaker Paul Ryan remembered McCain as a man who made a "tremendous difference", "a man of conviction" and a "man of state". The service brought to a close two days of mourning for the USA senator and 2008 presidential nominee in his home state.
One dead, 19 hurt as bridge collapses in Kolkata
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Gordon Moving Quickly Across Eastern Gulf Of Mexico
Geo Rodriguez made a decision to go for a walk on Hollywood Beach, north of Miami, on Monday morning and got caught in the storm. The mayor of New Orleans, LaToya Cantrell, promised residents that the city has "the pumps and the power" needed for the storm.
Uhuru Leaves to Attend China-Africa Forum in Beijing
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