Midterm Update: Ayanna Pressley's Upset Victory Shows Power Of Women Of Color

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Sep 5, 201814m
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Midterm Update: Ayanna Pressley's Upset Victory Shows Power Of Women Of Color
Sep 5 '1814m
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In a surprise defeat that reflects a changing Democratic Party, Boston City Council member Ayanna Pressley has defeated 10-term Democratic Rep. Mike Capuano in Massachusetts' 7th Congressional District. Pressley is poised to become the first African-American woman to represent Massachusetts in the state's congressional history. This episode: political reporter Asma Khalid, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

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