Boston's Ayanna Pressley follows trail blazed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Bipartisanship or Caving In

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch of MA has fended off two Democratic primary challengers, including a Boston-based software engineer.

Pressley, who will not face a Republican challenger in November, becomes the first African-American woman elected to Congress from the Commonwealth.

Ayanna Pressley, touted as the next Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, just won a MA primary.

Ayanna Pressley, a Boston city councilor who ran as a progressive activist, ousted 10-term Democratic Rep. Michael Capuano Tuesday in a Massachusetts House primary.

Governor Charlie Baker, a Republican who regularly shows up in opinion polls as one of the most popular U.S. governors, is also expected to be re-elected.

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The Dorchester resident Carla Monteiro, 35, voted for Pressley because, she said, she felt a strong connection to her history, and felt Pressley had a record of making change.

In fact, Pressley was the first black woman elected to the city's council and now, running unopposed, will be the first black woman MA sends to Congress.

However, there are significant differences between the two races. Her father, Martin Pressley spent much of her childhood in jail.

The Boston Globe brought up the fact that Pressley - a woman of color - represents a new generation of Democratic leaders.

State lawmakers designated the district as the first majority-minority district in MA.

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Quentin Palfrey has won the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor in MA, ending comic Jimmy Tingle's bid to shift from political humor to political office.

Since there is no Republican representative on the ballot, she is most likely to be heading to Congress in 2019. He also had the support of the Congressional Black Caucus.

He said the party is "getting serious about who its representatives are in terms of not just identity politics but have coalitions resemble the people who are the voters". Joseph P. Kennedy II and former Sen.

Capuano is now the fourth House lawmaker to lose re-election in a 2018 midterm primary, following Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.), Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) and Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.).

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 USA history.

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