Later during Pressley's victory party, her stepdaughter Cora stood in silence with tears rolling down her face as she listened to Pressley speak. Her opponent seemed to have the money and the loyalty of a popular incumbent.
Capuano is considered one of the most liberal members of the MA delegation, and Pressley had acknowledged she had few major policy quarrels with him. 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.
The House seat that Pressley is running for has no Republican challenger, which means that her win against Capuano sees her heading to Washington in November.
Pressley's campaign drew national attention after she was compared to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic Socialist from The Bronx, New York, who scored a surprise upset against a longtime congressman in June.
She will head to Congress to represent the 7th District of MA, the Boston-area district once represented by John F. Kennedy. Pressley was endorsed by Ocasio-Cortez, and has been profiled in several news outlets.
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In nearby Connecticut, Jahana Hayes is on track to become that state's first black woman to win a congressional seat if she prevails in November.
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.
Though results were coming in slowly and the race had yet to be called, Capuano conceded just 80 minutes after polls closed. She also worked for former senator John Kerry. Kennedy, the grandson of the late U.S. Sen.
Another 10-term incumbent went down to defeat in a Democratic primary Tuesday night.
Coupled with Pressley's compelling candidacy, a low-turnout primary the day after Labor Day, and district lines that were redrawn in 2011, Capuano was clearly vulnerable. Pressley, though, was already a well-known figure in MA politics, and the race was seen as close and competitive for months.
Pressley has always been a Democratic star in the making who's been closely watched since her 2015 speech at an EMILY's List event headlined by Hillary Clinton - but, with no members of Congress retiring, had no path to the national stage. "People of every walk of life".
King is among many prominent people who have been blocked by the president for criticizing him on the social media network. The Republican president verbally spat on his attorney general in tweets that dripped with disdain.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, reached out to former prime minister Brian Mulroney, centre, about the NAFTA negotiations. Trump is attempting to get a new NAFTA deal signed before current President Enrique Peña Nieto leaves office December 1.
The Congress is also in touch with the other parties as it plans to take on the Narendra Modi government over rising fuel prices. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the government had made a "mess" of the economy.
China's exports to Africa grew by 2.7 per cent to $94.74 billion, while its imports rose by 32.8 per cent to $75.26 billion. Stevens said Beijing's decision not to hike loans to Africa said it shouldn't be interpreted as a step back in relations.
Liu, 45, was released Saturday afternoon pending possible criminal charges, Hennepin County Jail records show. A Chinese billionaire was arrested in Minnesota on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, police said Sunday.
The company's stock has surged more than 70 percent since January, outperforming Apple, which has gained more than 30 percent. Market watchers have been expecting both Amazon and Apple to eventually have valuations topping $1 trillion.
He also provided new details about the department's move to reassign him once his Steele ties were brought to light. Another Republican point of protest is that Ohr's wife, Nellie Ohr , had worked as a subcontractor for Fusion.
In a statement to HuffPost, Google said it's been diligent in briefing lawmakers on the political interference issue in the past. Google, which was also invited to the hearing, did not send a representative.
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