An African American woman on Tuesday pulled off an upset victory in a Democratic primary contest against a 10-term entrenched male incumbent in Boston, the latest sign that insurgent US candidates from the left are gaining ground. Ayanna Pressley, 44, won the Democratic nomination for the US House of Representatives in Massachusetts’s seventh district, one of the most left-leaning in America and which includes Harvard University. Pressley has long been identified as a rising star in the Democratic Party.
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