Who is Ayanna Pressley, the Massachusetts congressional hopeful poised to make history? – Fox News

Who is Ayanna Pressley, the Massachusetts congressional hopeful poised to make history? – Fox News

After winning her primary election, Ayanna Pressley became yet another progressive woman who upset an incumbent congressman on her way to make history.

Pressley, 44, upset longtime Rep. Michael Capuano in Massachusetts’ Democratic primary on Sept. 4 – all but ensuring her a spot in the history books as the state’s first black woman elected to Congress. No Republicans are running in the race.

“This is a fight for the soul of our party and the future of our democracy,” she said after her win.

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