Ms. Pressley, the first black woman elected to the Boston City Council, challenged Mr. Capuano from the left and on style and identity, in a pattern similar to the upset victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez earlier this summer in NY.
"Ayanna Pressley is going to be a good Congresswoman and MA is going to be well served", Capuano said in his concession speech.
Democratic candidate for US House of Representatives Ayanna Pressley takes the stage after winning the Democratic primary in Boston, Massachusetts September 4, 2018.
Garrison served one term as a state representative in 1992, but she has lost countless elections since leaving that office. She also worked as a senior aide to former Rep. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.), was an organizer for Sen.
Pressley enjoyed an endorsement from Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter.
Daniel Mulcare, political science chair at Salem State University, said Pressley's position - alongside Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in NY - as the face of the energized and emerging progressive wing of the party could also help her.
During the race, Capuano raised $1.73m to Pressley's $890,000, actively campaigning against her and even cancelling his vacation as soon as he heard she was running.
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. He had an A rating from the NAACP and hosted campaign events with civil rights icon Rep.
State lawmakers designated the district as the first majority-minority district in MA.
Pressley also represents the latest underdog candidate to have emerged to challenge both establishment Democrats and Republicans.
Pressley joins a growing slate of minority women Democrats running in the November 6 midterm elections, including New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who scored a similar upset over a long-time incumbent, and Minnesota state Representative Ilhan Omar, set to become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. Though results were coming in slowly and the race had yet to be called, Capuano conceded just 80 minutes after polls closed.
The win means Lynch, first elected in 2001, is virtually ensured another two-year term in the 8th Congressional District. She argued that she was more attuned to the needs of the state's only congressional district where a majority of residents are not white.
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. This is while only 4.4 percent of precincts are reporting to the Associated Press.
Attorney for the Southern District of NY , oversaw the indictment last month of Collins on charges of insider trading . The latest presidential criticism of Mr Sessions with just over two months to go before the midterm elections.
That remains Nishikori's best Grand Slam showing. "You have a team to get you ready, but sometimes you just have to survive". The last Japanese woman to reach the final eight in a Grand Slam had been Shinobu Asagoe at the 2004 U.S.
He said Pakistan welcomes the forthcoming visit of Pompeo as it will help to understand each other's point of view. In his victory speech, he said he wanted "mutually beneficial" relations with Washington.
The momentum was with Nadal but Thiem regrouped in the third set and began to again blast winners into the corners. The Austrian hung his head before being consoled by Nadal who then held his arms aloft in celebration and relief.
Toure captured three Premier League titles, three League Cups and an FA Cup in 315 appearances for Manchester City . But Seluk said West Ham were not contenders as they were not fighting at the right end of the table.
More than 750 flights have already been cancelled and runways at Osaka's Kansai International Airport flooded , according to NHK . A 67-year-old man in the town of Itano hit his back after falling over while trying cover the roof of his house with a sheet.
In the two years since the Note 7 disaster, we've had no similar incidents involving Samsung devices. Borrowing from the iPhone's playbook, the Note 9 will have the same USA price regardless of carrier.
Mr Sidhu on Sunday said, "I will tell you why my hope about the improvement in relations of both the countries got strengthen". However, experts believe that Pakistan might be unable to support Iran as it has promised.
McCain, who died of brain cancer at age 81 on August 25, would have been up for re-election to his seventh term in November 2022. One of the first votes he will cast when he is sworn in as senator will be on the confirmation of Kavanaugh to the high court.
But analysts still say the United States appears resigned to the likelihood of a final military victory by Syrian regime forces. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov reiterated Russia's position, calling Idlib a "hornets" nest of terrorists'.
Energy minister Jeff Radebe said on Monday that fuel prices will not increase next month‚ but it will nevertheless rise by 4.9c/l. Fuel prices have been on the rise since August 16 after the rupee dipped to its lowest value against the United States dollar.
Florence strengthens to a hurricane
The storm is forecast to quickly weaken as it moves inland across Mississippi, Louisiana and into Arkansas through Thursday. More than 27,000 customers are without power Tuesday night as tropical storm Gordon began pushing ashore.
One dead, many feared trapped in Kolkata bridge collapse
Train services on Budge Budge-Sealdah line may be restored after ensuring the safety in train running, a railway official said. People stand next to the wreckage of vehicles at the site of a bridge that collapsed in Kolkata , India September 4, 2018 .
Amazon joins $1 trillion club, on pace to overtake Apple
While Amazon's and Apple's runs created plenty of fanfare, they're not the first companies to hit the $1 trillion level. Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos is already the richest person on Earth, with a net worth surpassing $150 billion.
Colton Underwood Revealed as the Next "Bachelor"
Another called Colton "an opportunist" and many more said they would not be tuning into the new season in January. Underwood made his debut on "The Bachelor " franchise vying for Becca Kufrin's heart on " The Bachelorette ".
Classy Hamilton outshines Vettel in Italy
I left him space". "I was just hopeful that later no I would have the opportunity to continue the fight". Monza is the one race a Ferrari driver always has to win and none has done that since 2010.
Rangers beaten by Celtic in Gerrard's first Old Firm derby
Having taken his first managerial role this summer, Gerrard had gone unbeaten in his first 12 games in charge of Rangers . He added: 'We played against a team who have been together for two years and they have a lot more experience.
JUST IN: Pres ED leaves for FOCAC Summit
At the 2015 Johannesburg Summit Chinese President Xi Jinping made a $60 billion pledge in loans to African countries. The president will co-chair a forum on China-Africa Cooperation on Monday.
Griezmann: 'Messi and Ronaldo are on a different level'
Holders Real Madrid will face last season's semi-finalists AS Roma plus CSKA Moscow and Viktoria Plzen in Group G . Cristiano Ronaldo has asked Juventus for at least three bodyguards to look after him and his family in Turin.
Indians Acquire Josh Donaldson From Blue Jays
It was felt that the Blue Jays would try to deal Donaldson after last season, when his value was still relatively high. Donaldson, 32, was the 2015 American League MVP and one of the most productive players over the previous five years.