August 15, 2018 12:00 AM
August 15, 2018Rep. Michael Capuano & Ayanna Pressley | Congressional Debate
September 5, 2018 12:00 AM
September 5, 2018Pressley's Upset Victory; Bo Burnham; Don't Forget The Immigrants
May 29, 2018 05:41 PM
Straw Poll: Political Insiders Predict Capuano And Henning Primary WinsAn endorsement from Sen. Warren, however, could propel Pressley to victory, some say.
February 21, 2013 04:46 PM
Councilor Ayanna Pressley on Loosening Liquor License LawsBoston city Councilor Ayanna Pressley joined Callie Crossley to talk about two proposals for the city of Boston. Councilor Pressley first wants to loosen liquor license restrictions for bars and restaurants. Then, Pressley suggested turning parking meters — which have been rendered obsolete by new ticketing systems — into donation centers for the homeless and destitute.
October 2, 2015 03:30 PM
Is Marty Walsh Already Boston’s Mayor For Life?Mayor Marty Walsh is coming up on his two year anniversary as mayor of Boston—which makes up only about 10% of his predecessor Tom Menino’s 20 year tenure in office. But with high approval ratings, a formidable war chest, and close working relationship with the state’s Republican governor, is Walsh already on track to be the city’s next “mayor for life?” And, more importantly, does he even want to be? Could an upstart challenger from City Council or beyond—like Tito Jackson, who made a name for himself in opposing the city’s Olympic bid, or popular City-Councilor-at-large Ayanna Pressley—knock him out of the seat?
Who's Got The Edge In The Capuano-Pressley Contest?Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley and Congressman Mike Capuano clashed recently in a debate sponsored by UMass Boston, the Boston Globe, and WBUR; in a few days, they’ll meet for another tete-a-tete hosted by WGBH News’s Jim Braude. Which parts of the incumbent’s and challenger’s pitches are working, and which are falling flat? And what — if anything—should Capuano and Pressley do differently in the race’s final weeks? Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis talk it over with the Globe’s Joan Vennochi and Yawu Miller of the Bay State Banner — and delve into some state-level primary fights that also pit progressive incumbents against progressive challengers.ListenWho's Got The Edge In The Capuano-Pressley Contest?
May 24, 2018 08:37 PM
Local African-American Community Divided Over Capuano-Pressley RaceThe race for the 7th Congressional District has grown divisive after several high-profile, African-American politicians and the Congressional Black Caucus PAC endorsed incumbent U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano over City Councilor Ayanna Pressley.
June 21, 2018 07:22 PM
City Councilor Ayanna Pressley: It's "Premature" To Take A Stand On Nancy PelosiThe Boston city councilor and congressional hopeful refused to say whether she would support Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in November.
January 30, 2018 09:57 PM
Boston Councilor Pressley To Challenge Rep. CapuanoBoston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley on Tuesday announced that she will challenge fellow Democrat Michael Capuano, giving him his first primary opponent in 20 years and setting up a duel to represent parts of Boston and surrounding communities in Congress.
January 8, 2016 03:04 PM
Lawyer Faces National Scrutiny While Defending Bill CosbyA good attorney in a high-profile case needs to know how to change public opinion. Bill Cosby's attorney Monique Pressley is trying to do just that. Under the glare of public scrutiny, she has been vehemently defending the beleaguered comedian, projecting poise under pressure.