POLITICS
09/05/2018 04:10 am ET Updated Sep 05, 2018

Ayanna Pressley’s Reaction To Her Historic Victory Is Everything

She's now set to become Massachusetts' first black congresswoman.

Boston City Council member Ayanna Pressley stunned observers Tuesday by defeating long-serving Rep. Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary for the 7th Congressional District in Massachusetts.

With no Republican on the ballot in November’s midterm election, Pressley is now almost certain to become the state’s first black congresswoman.

Cameras captured the historic moment Pressley learned of her upset victory: 

And here’s the scene from another angle: 

 

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