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By adamg - 7/16/22 - 10:22 am

Anti-vaxxer Catherine Vitale of Dorchester, who likes to follow Michelle Wu around Boston with a bullhorn set to siren, has her minions out this weekend trying to collect signatures so she can get on the November ballot as an independent in the 7th Congressional District. Read more.

By adamg - 7/13/20 - 3:14 pm
Rayla Campbell in West Roxbury

Rayla Campbell in West Roxbury last month.

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that the state does not have to print Rayla Campbell's name on the Republican ballot for the 7th District congressional seat, because she failed to collect even the reduced number of signatures the court had earlier allowed due to Covid-19 issues. Read more.

By adamg - 11/21/18 - 9:19 am

The Dorchester Reporter talks to Ayanna Pressley about how she's now splitting her time between Washington and Boston - where she still has some unfinished business as an at large city councilor before she is sworn in as a member of Congress.

By adamg - 11/6/18 - 8:47 pm

At 8:01 p.m., Associated Press declared Ayanna Pressley would become the first black woman member of Congress from Massachusetts, since she had no opposition in her race in the 7th Congressional District, after defeating incumbent Mike Capuano in the September primary. Read more.

By adamg - 9/5/18 - 7:37 am
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By adamg - 7/30/18 - 9:15 am

State Attorney General Maura Healey announced this morning she's supporting Ayanna Pressley for Congress in the Democratic primary in the 7th district, over incumbent Mike Capuano.

In a message to supporters, Healey, who lives in Charlestown, explained why: Read more.

By adamg - 5/20/18 - 10:00 am

The New York Times takes note of the Congressional Black Caucus and Deval Patrick endorsing Pressley's opponent, incumbent Mike Capuano - and John Lewis's trip to the Twelfth Baptist Church in Roxbury to speak for Capuano.

By adamg - 3/9/18 - 8:31 am

Jamaica Plain News talks to City Councilor Ayanna Pressley on her decisions to run for Congress, to run against Capuano rather than Lynch and why she didn't run for mayor.

By adamg - 1/30/18 - 12:31 pm

At-large Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley today announced she's running for the 7th District congressional seat now held by Mike Capuano of Somerville. Read more.

By adamg - 1/18/17 - 1:34 pm

US Rep. Michael Capuano tweeted today he's going to be holding office hours in Cambridge on Friday instead: Read more

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