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Ayanna Pressley Calls Trump a “Twitter Thug” after Latest Racist Attack

This story has been updated. Over the weekend, President Trump added his voice to the chorus criticizing Ayanna Pressley and the Democratic “Squad” by posting […]

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Ayanna Pressley Has No Patience for Kellyanne Conway

Someone get Kellyanne Conway some ice, because she just got burned by Ayanna Pressley. Tuesday, the councilor to the president gave an interview on Fox […]

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One Good Reason Not to Loathe DC? Ayanna Pressley

If we thought Ayanna Pressley had nerves of steel for challenging and taking down one of our longest-serving Democratic congressmen, it was only because we […]

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Citing a “Mandate for Hope,” Ayanna Pressley Went after Democrats in a Closed-Door Meeting

She isn’t even in office yet, and Ayanna Pressley is becoming a voice in Washington that’s impossible to ignore. The Boston City Councilor who has enjoyed […]

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Emily’s List Endorsed Ayanna Pressley after She Already Won

Emily’s List endorsed Ayanna Pressley on Monday, lending the Boston City Councilor a major boost and access to gobs of campaign cash and influential figures in […]

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The Best Reactions to Ayanna Pressley’s Stunning Win

What a primary. Ayanna Pressley pulled off a stunning win in her bout with incumbent Congressman Mike Capuano, a result that the polls didn’t forecast, […]

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Ayanna Pressley Will Become the First Black Woman to Represent Massachusetts in Congress

She really did it. In a surprise win that will unseat long-term incumbent Congressman Mike Capuano, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley has pulled off a daring […]

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What the Capuano-Pressley Primary Says About Boston

No matter who wins the battle between congressional candidates Mike Capuano and Ayanna Pressley, the outcome is more a reflection of us than them.

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Ayanna Pressley Just Landed a Huge Endorsement: Maura Healey

Once thought of as kind of a long shot, Ayanna Pressley’s bid for long-term incumbent Michael Capuano’s seat in Congress is looking pretty formidable right about now. Maura […]

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Ayanna Pressley Says She Wants to Abolish ICE

  Ayanna Pressley, the Boston city councilor and Congressional candidate, says she wants to abolish ICE, saying it’s time to defund the Immigration and Customs […]

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Michael Capuano Grapples with Identity Politics in Interview about Challenger Ayanna Pressley

Michael Capuano, the Massachusetts Congressman facing a primary challenge from Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, is a white guy. He knows it, voters know it. […]

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Gloria Steinem Was Honored at the Shining Star Gala in Boston

There was no black tie prerequisite, no exorbitant tables costs, and no after-dinner dance party. But what last night’s Shining Star Gala at the John […]

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100 Black Women Leaders ‘Take Their Seat’ in the Senate

A truly historic moment. Thank you @glyndacarr @AyannaPressley @kimberp_a for inspiring us all. #BlackWomenLead100 pic.twitter.com/aL6c0kr93r — Barbara Lee (@BarbaraLeeSays) July 12, 2016 On Tuesday night, […]

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Protesters Swarm Donald Trump’s High-Profile Boston Fundraiser

Donald Trump’s $2,700-a-plate fundraiser at the Langham Hotel in Boston’s Financial District attracted hundreds of protesters and onlookers Wednesday morning, including Boston City Councilor At-Large […]

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Ayanna Pressley Picks Up Endorsement from Emily’s List

Believe it or not there is an election this fall but it’s the middle of summer so nobody is paying attention. Yes, there’s an election […]