STEVE LeBLANC

Pressley calls upset House win 'surreal,' gets in Trump dig

BOSTON (AP) — The black Boston city councilor whose upset primary win over a 10-term congressman stunned Massachusetts' political establishment called her victory "surreal" Wednesday and said the wave of inclusiveness sweeping the nation is the best way to counter President Donald Trump.

Sep. 5, 2018 12:41 PM EDT
Pressley's upset another win for fresh Democratic voices

BOSTON (AP) — Ayanna Pressley is all but assured of becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, the latest example of the Democratic Party's embrace of diversity and liberal politics as the recipe for success in the Trump era.

Sep. 5, 2018 7:30 AM EDT
In primary stunner, Pressley unseats incumbent Rep. Capuano

BOSTON (AP) — In a political stunner, incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano lost Tuesday's primary to Ayanna Pressley, a Boston city councilor who is virtually assured of becoming the first black woman to serve Massachusetts in Congress.

Sep. 4, 2018 11:48 PM EDT
In Mass. House race, Pressley wins fight for 'soul' of party

BOSTON (AP) — Ayanna Pressley is all but assured of becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, the latest example of the Democratic Party's embrace of diversity and progressive politics as the recipe for success in the Trump era.

Sep. 4, 2018 10:24 PM EDT
Presidential tax return ballot question clears key hurdle

BOSTON (AP) — A proposed Massachusetts ballot question that would require presidential candidates to release their tax returns from the prior six years to secure a spot on the state primary ballot cleared a key hurdle Wednesday.

Sep. 6, 2017 4:14 PM EDT