Pressley's win was the latest in a streak of primary victories by younger, more diverse Democratic candidates against established rivals before the November 6 election.
"Apparently the district just is very upset with lots of things that are going on".
Secretary of state Bill Galvin - Massachusetts' longest-serving statewide official, in office since 1995 - fended off a Democratic primary challenge from Boston city councilor Josh Zakim, who conceded.
U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano, who district included Randolph and part of Milton, was dealt a stunning defeat by Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, who campaign had drawn national attention. U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy, a grandson of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, also endorsed the incumbent, calling him "a guy who won't shy away from steep odds or tough truths".
Mike Capuano has just conceded to challenger Ayanna Pressley at his campaign headquarters in Somerville.
While pundits and politics watchers have been predicting a surge of women in Washington during this year's midterm elections, Massachusetts House candidate Ayanna Pressley confirmed another exciting trend: Up-and-coming, young, progressive women candidates destroying male incumbents in primaries across the country. 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 US history. "But Pressley is a proven advocate with an understanding of the needs of the district, and she would be a fresh voice in Congress. Pressley represents the present of the 7th District and the future of the Democratic Party".
Only two of Massachusetts's nine House members are women, and one is retiring.
United States last nail in frozen Pak aid
Pakistan is still believed to have the strongest influence over the Taliban, making its cooperation necessary for peace talks. Trump used his first tweet of 2018 to attack the Pakistani government saying they shelter the "terrorists we hunt".
Although Pressley and her opponent shared a number of progressive values, her demand for the abolition of ICE, and her instance that she would bring a "bold activist leadership" to DC may have sealed her fate. Neal, the dean of the state's House delegation, first was elected in 1989.
Liberal Democrats Andrew Gillum and Ben Jealous are vying to become the first black governors in Florida and Maryland, respectively, while Democrat Stacey Abrams would be the first black woman governor of any USA state if elected in Georgia.
"We did everything we could do to get this done", Capuano said Tuesday night, according to WBZ NewsRadio in Boston.
Another Democrat, U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, is retiring at the end of this term, and that open seat touched off a political scramble with 10 candidates on the Democratic primary ballot.
Baker, a moderate who has been popular with voters in what is perceived as one of the nation's bluest states, will face Gonzalez, who served as secretary of administration and finance under Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick. "People of every walk of life".
In a tweet Tuesday night, Ocasio-Cortez congratulated Pressley on her landslide victory and declared, "Let's push together to make Medicare for All, tuition free college, and living wages a reality in America-all without corporate PAC money".
Mr Trump then compared the Attorney General with "Lyin' James Comey ", claiming the Democrats must love Mr Sessions now. Trump did not name the Republican congressmen, but he was apparently referring to the indictments against Rep.
Before Ayanna Pressley celebrated her triumph surrounded by dozens of supporters, a wave of shock hit her behind closed doors. Capuano is now the fourth House lawmaker to lose re-election in a 2018 midterm primary, following Rep.
Samsung is also getting more aggressive with battery capacity now that the Note7 recall debacle is well behind it. The Galaxy Note9 is available with two internal storage options - choose from 128GB or 512GB.
Also making the last eight was 2017 runner-up Madison Keys who eased to a 6-1, 6-3 win over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova . The Spaniard will be at that stage for the second time at the US Open , five years after her other run to that round.
Expressing his views on Twitter, he wrote, " Petrol , diesel and gas prices are rising and are hitting all-time highs daily". Current account deficit (CAD) is already widening and an excise duty cut will disturb fiscal deficit (target).
Williams said that everyone should "be completely grateful and honored" at how both men have done so much for the "greater good". She missed her Australian Open title defense, not returning to the tour until March.
His funeral service Saturday at Washington National Cathedral was in many ways a stern rebuke of Trump, with presidents George W. Cindy McCain and daughter Meghan McCain were both rumored to be potential candidates to fill the vacant seat. "Now, Sen.
This Nov. 19, 2015, file photo shows Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey being interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. In testimony released before that hearing, Dorsey denied that Twitter uses political ideology to make decisions.
On Saturday, Haddad was scheduled to visit Garanhuns, a city in Brazil's impoverished Northeast where da Silva was born. But he has been in jail since April after he was sentenced to 12 years for corruption and money laundering.
If he is unwilling to serve until the next general election in 2020, the governor would have to appoint another interim senator. In 2016, the two shared an embrace at the National Museum of African American History and Culture opening in Washington, D.C.
The man who was shot was taken to a nearby hospital, but his condition is unknown, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. The race track later tweeted that the situation was contained, and the concert would go on as scheduled.
Only No. 3 seed and defending champion Sloane Stephens remains among the top-four seeds. "I thought the first set was key". By the third set Kyrgios was running out of ideas as Federer kept up the pressure and broke Kyrgios for a 6-5 lead.
Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings in the Senate
Kavanaugh sat silently and impassively for most of the day, occasionally sipping water and taking notes on senators' points. Chuck Grassley , an Iowa Republican who's the Judiciary Committee's chairman, pushed back on those calls, and outgoing Sen.
Steelers players not fretting Bell's absence
When asked directly about Bell, guard Ramon Foster pivoted to Conner. "We will weigh all of those things at the appropriate time. The Steelers and Bell have been unable to reach a long-term deal for the second consecutive season.
Trump Lambasts Jeff Sessions...Again
Sen Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) tweeted that Trump was "looking to use the Department of Justice to settle political scores". Trump wrote on Twitter the Justice Department's decision to file charges will hurt safe Republican seats in the U.S.
Unseeded Millman sends Federer crashing out of US Open
Prior to this match Federer had not lost a set as he he continues his chase for a sixth US Open triumph and 21st grand slam title. In the women's draw, Madison Keys eased into the quarter-finals with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova.