In the primary, the progressive Democrat had defeated a 10-term incumbent in a major upset.
A look at how the much-hyped fight played out (with help from the HuffPost FDR zombie meter).
She's now set to become Massachusetts' first black congresswoman.
In a major upset, she defeated the 10-term congressman in the Democratic race and is set to become the state's first black congresswoman.
“Vote her in next, Massachusetts,” the 28-year-old House candidate tweeted about Pressley.
But Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s win shows it might be coming.
Capuano represents Massachusetts' 7th District. Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday. See
Capuano represents most of Boston and Cambridge in the seat once held by House Speaker Tip O'Neill. Capuano's decision leaves
The House passed comprehensive financial regulatory reform last year, but did not get much of a public boost from the measure
Ted Kennedy's son, Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.), said that the voters were angry and casting a protest vote. They wanted