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Another Dem upset: Pressley beats 10-term Rep. Capuano in Boston primary

Another Dem upset: Pressley beats 10-term Rep. Capuano in Boston primaryBoston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, center, celebrates victory over U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass., in the 7th Congressional House Democratic primary, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Boston. In the latest blow to establishment Democrats, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley defeated Rep. Michael Capuano for the nomination in Massachusetts’s Seventh Congressional District on Tuesday.



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Another Dem upset: Pressley beats 10-term Rep. Capuano in Boston primary

Another Dem upset: Pressley beats 10-term Rep. Capuano in Boston primaryBoston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley speaks to supporters at a campaign event on July 28 near Boston. In the latest blow to establishment Democrats, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley defeated Rep. Michael Capuano for the nomination in Massachusetts’ 7th District. Pressley will become the first black woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress, after serving as the first black woman to serve on the city council.



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Man upset by wife's illness kills them both at hospital

Man upset by wife's illness kills them both at hospitalVALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A man who said he wanted to end his ailing wife's suffering shot her to death in her bed at a suburban New York hospital Wednesday and then killed himself, police said.



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The Democratic Socialists of America show their muscle in New York congressional upset

The Democratic Socialists of America show their muscle in New York congressional upsetOcasio-Cortez will be the first DSA member in Congress this century, but she isn’t the first candidate to score a dramatic upset with the help of the left-wing organization. And if they have their way, she won’t be the last.



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Democrats see major upset as socialist beats top-ranking US congressman

Democrats see major upset as socialist beats top-ranking US congressmanOcasio-Cortez: who is the new progressive star of the Democrats? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Democratic socialist from the Bronx, has unseated Joe Crowley, a 20-year congressman, in a stunning political upset that sent shockwaves through the party. The victory, in a New York district primary election to determine who stands against the Republicans in November’s midterms for a seat in Congress, immediately prompted debate about the wider ramifications for the Democrats, and whether it heralds a further move to the left.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeats top House Democrat Joe Crowley in primary upset

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeats top House Democrat Joe Crowley in primary upsetIn a stunning upset, 28-year-old Ocasio-Cortez unseated Crowley, who had been seen as a possible replacement to Rep. Nancy Pelosi as Democratic Leader.



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Democrats Score Special Election Upset In Wisconsin District Trump Won Big

Democrats Score Special Election Upset In Wisconsin District Trump Won BigWisconsin Democrats scored a major upset victory Tuesday night, winning a



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Primary upset will test progressives' appeal to voters

Primary upset will test progressives' appeal to votersIn the wake of the 2016 election, many progressive Democrats looked at the defeats the party had suffered and offered a theory: Democrats were losing, particularly in red areas, because they were offering a watered-down message and not standing for bold proposals voters could get excited about. Kara Eastman, who led a nonprofit and was a board member of a community college, defeated former Rep. Brad Ashford for the Democratic nomination. Ashford, a former Republican with a moderate voting record who lost his seat in 2016, had the full backing of the Democratic establishment, earning a spot on the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s list of “Red to Blue” candidates and receiving donations from the PAC of Democratic House leaders Nancy Pelosi and Steny Hoyer, but fell short in an attempt at a rematch with Republican Don Bacon.



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Report: Trump upset at press secy. over Stormy Daniels answers

Report: Trump upset at press secy. over Stormy Daniels answersDonald Trump is reportedly upset that his press secretary appeared to confirm key details about his agreement with Stormy Daniels. Ex-Obama press secretary Josh Earnest tells Lawrence O'Donnell he never encountered questions like the ones Sarah Sanders.



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Indicted Russian businessman says not upset by election meddling charges: RIA

Indicted Russian businessman says not upset by election meddling charges: RIAMOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian businessman Evgeny Prigozhin said on Friday he was not upset about his indictment for alleged election meddling in United States, RIA news agency reported. "The Americans are very emotional people, they see what they want to see. I have great respect for them. I am not at all upset that I am on this list. If they want to see the devil, let them," RIA quoted Prigozhin as saying. A U.S. federal grand jury earlier on Friday indicted Prigozhin and 12 other Russian nationals accused of interfering with U.S. elections and political processes. …



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