Upstart Ayanna Pressley Beats Incumbent In Massachusetts Congressional Primary

The political wave and demands for change that have been battering the Democratic Party hit Massachusetts on Tuesday. In a stunning upset, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley defeated 10-term incumbent Rep. Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary. Pressley is the first African-American woman poised to represent Massachusetts in Congress.

WBUR’s Anthony Brooks (@anthonygbrooks) has the story.

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