"In a political stunner, incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano lost Tuesday’s primary to Ayanna Pressley, a Boston city councilor who is virtually assured of becoming the first black woman to serve Massachusetts in Congress.
Republican Gov. Charlie Baker won his party’s nomination for a second term, defeating Scott Lively, a conservative minister and staunch supporter of President Donald Trump who frequently called Baker — a frequent critic of the president — a RINO, or Republican in Name Only. Baker will face Democrat Jay Gonzalez.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren sailed through the primary unopposed. She’ll face Geoff Diehl, a state representative who served as co-chair of Trump’s 2016 campaign in the state and defeated two other Republicans for his party’s nomination."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
"Three Democrats battled it out in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary in the Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex District.
Early returns showed Needham lawyer Becca Rausch had a 2,900-vote lead over challengers Jackie Katz and Kris Alexsov, according to the Rausch campaign late Tuesday night. All precincts reported except for Norfolk and Franklin.
The winner faces incumbent Sen. Richard Ross, R-Wrentham, in November. Ross has held the seat since 2010."
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