Everett CapuanoBoston Globe endorses progressive challenger vying for Ocasio-Cortez-style upset of Dem lawmaker Pelosi sees defections from an unusual quarter - the left The Hill's Morning Report - Trump heads to NY to shore-up GOP districts MORE (D-Mass.) - conceded the primary race in his Boston-area district, Pressley told supporters that the president is a "racist" and "empathy-bankrupt" individual.
Pressley is the first woman of color ever to serve on Boston's City Council, and is set to break another barrier, becoming the first woman of color to serve in its congressional delegation.
Pressley defeated Capuano by arguing that it was time for a change in representation in the district. Parallels between Pressley and Ocasio-Cortez were quickly observed as Pressley went up against a Democratic incumbent who was first elected into office in 1998.
'This is a fight for the soul of our party and the future of our democracy, ' Pressley said Tuesday while campaigning in the district.
According to her bio, Ayanna Pressley is an advocate, a policy-maker, an activist, and survivor.
But, she added, "When the challenges we are confronted with are this big, this deep, and growing, I can't and I won't wait my turn". Pressley's positions are also very progressive.
The 44-year-old's upset over a 10-term incumbent congressman underscores the shift underway in a Democratic Party whose base is seeking younger, more diverse candidates who embrace progressive policies.
Both contended that Baker's support among voters was soft and that his administration had failed to make significant strides in many areas, particularly the problems plaguing the Boston-area transit system known as the 'T'.
In a video clip of the moment, her family and staff can be heard shrieking and crying in the background as Pressley begins to hug those around her. And he positioned himself as fervently anti-Donald Trump ― refusing to attend the president's inauguration previous year, voting twice in support of impeaching him and frequently calling him outon Twitter.
That was the first career Grand Slam final for Keys, who was one of four American women in the semifinals a year ago at the U.S. Former world No. 1 Novak Djokovic will be back on Arthur Ashe in prime time, facing American Tennys Sandgren.
The victor came after 62 minutes when Olivier Ntcham swept home to find the net at the end of a swift counter attack. A fuming Gerrard told Sky Sports: 'It's definitely a foul. "I have seen it again five times and it is a foul".
He controls the first touch on the half turn, swings round and shoots above Etheridge's outstretched arms. Goals form Shkodran Mustafi, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette sealed an important win.
Saturday morning, forecasters predicted the system would not form until it passed over Florida and entered the Gulf. Given Florence's remote location, the storm won't be near any areas of land through at least the weekend.
As many as 15,000 members of the public waited in line for hours, as temperatures climbed above 100F, to pay their respects. Twenty-four sitting US senators, four former senators and other leaders were among those expected at Thursday's memorial.
The report added that five cars and a mini bus are trapped underneath piles of debris from the collpaed section of the bridge . My thoughts are with the families of the victims. "I pray that those who are injured recover at the earliest".
From the coach, to the physio to maybe even a counsellor, these are the people you hire to get the best out of you. De Minaur took the opening two sets, including a bagel in the second, before Tiafoe fought back to make it 2-1.
The news agency reported that the judge also instructed them to provide an accounting of how the money has been spent . The twosome appeared on the Megyn Kelly Today show, where D'Amico claimed Bobbitt squandered $25,000 within 13 days.
US Open Day 9 - four matches to watch
Del Potro - the 2009 victor of the men's singles at Flushing Meadows - breezed past Borna Coric in the final match of the day. Serena, seeded 17th, routed Venus 6-1, 6-2 in matching the most-lopsided victory in the Williams sisters' series.
Amazon Hits $1 Trillion Valuation
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John Millman Just Knocked Off Roger Federer At The US Open
The 13-times grand slam victor had made easy work of the opening set, breaking Sousa twice, the second time to close out the set. Kei Nishikori , runner-up in 2014, was also pleased to get through in three sets in blazing sunshine on Louis Armstrong Stadium.
Colin Kaepernick appears in provocative Nike ad
The initial image, announced through Rovell, has a close up of Kaepernick's face with the caption: "Believe in something . Colin Kaepernick is not on an National Football League roster, but he does have his own ad campaign, courtesy of Nike .
Tropical Storm Gordon drenches South Florida
The system was lashing Florida with tropical-storm-force winds and heavy rains Monday morning, according to the hurricane center. At the time, peak sustained winds were 45 miles per hour , but wind gusts were in the 50 mph-to-60 miles per hour range.
African leaders trooping to Beijing for 2018 FOCAC summit
Ramaphosa was hosted by Jinping at the State House on Sunday and will on Monday co-chair a Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. Both leaders later addressed a press conference where illegal migration and other issues were discussed.