Ayanna Pressley

U.S. Representative from Massachusetts

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Ayanna Pressley: U.S. Representative from Massachusetts
Ayanna Soyini Pressley is an American politician who has served as the U.S. Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district since 2019. Her district includes the northern three fourths of Boston, most of Cambridge, parts of Milton, as well as all of Chelsea, Everett, Randolph, and Somerville.


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‘There’s a shift occurring’: Ayanna Pressley stumps for Warren in South Carolina.

“I don’t put much stock in the polls,” Ms. Pressley said, asked about Ms. Warren’s support among black voters. “You can’t poll transformation.” - Published

Ayanna Pressley: US congresswoman reveals alopecia diagnosis

Ayanna Pressley says she shared her condition because "as a Black woman, the personal is political".
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'This is my official public revealing': Ayanna Pressley shows her loss of hair from alopecia

'This is a word about why my black hair story is both personal and political,' Ayanna Presley said before sharing her struggling with alopecia. - Published

How 2 freshman Democrats from different factions navigated 1st year in Congress

Susan Dominus, staff writer at the New York Times Magazine, joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss her experience following Representatives Ayanna Pressley and Abigail Spanberger for the last year.
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Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley endorses Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president

Representative Ayanna Pressley announced her endorsement of Senator Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign. In supporting the senator from her home state of Massachusetts, Pressley broke with the..
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Ayanna Pressley breaks with "Squad" to endorse Elizabeth Warren

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Rep. Ayanna Pressley pushes for Brett Kavanaugh impeachment

Democratic Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley is introducing a resolution calling for an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, after a report of additional allegations of sexual..
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Congresswoman to file Kavanaugh impeachment resolution

"Sexual predators do not deserve a seat on the nation's highest court," argued Congresswoman Ayana Pressley
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Ayanna Pressley to introduce impeachment resolution against Brett Kavanaugh

“We must demand justice for survivors and hold Kavanaugh accountable for his actions,” she said in a statement to WBUR. - Published

Donald Trump's Approval Rating Is Lower Than All Four Members of The Squad

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U.S. President Donald Trump has a lower approval rating than all four of The Squad, a group of progressive, Democratic congresswomen of color he told to "go back" to their ancestral homelands in a..
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Pressley introduces bill to abolish federal death penalty

The bill aims to "prohibit the imposition of the death penalty for any violation of Federal law, and for other purposes"
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Many Americans have never heard of the 'the Squad' and many don't see them favorably, poll finds

Within 'the Squad,' Ocasio-Cortez came in with the highest favorable rating at 23%, followed by Omar at 19%, Tlaib at 18% and Pressley at 17%. - Published

Donald Trump Falsely Claims He Didn't Have 'Talking Points' on Minority Congresswomen, Despite Photos

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In the aftermath of fierce condemnation for issuing racist tweets at minority congresswomen earlier this month, President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter Monday, labeling reports that his decision..
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Illinois GOP group apologizes for offensive 'Jihad Squad' post about AOC, Omar, Tlaib and Pressley

The meme depicts Omar with a shotgun, Pressley pointing a pistol with a grin, Tlaib screaming in anger and Ocasio-Cortez in a slinky red dress. - Published

World leaders condemn Trump’s attacks on congresswomen of color

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Donald Trump was condemned for his attacks on four U.S. congresswomen of color, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib, by many prominent leaders,..
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Trump supporters ridicule non-white Democrat lawmaker criticised by him

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Ardent supporters of US President Donald Trump in a rally raised slogans against one of the four non-white Democrat Congresswomen, whom he criticised in a series of alleged “racist tweets”,..
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"The Squad" interview: Gayle King's full conversation with AOC, Omar, Pressley & Tlaib

The president’s racist tweets about Democratic congresswomen Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley, together known as "the Squad," stirred an uproar in Washington..
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How to watch Gayle King's full interview with "the Squad"

The "CBS This Morning" co-host sat down with congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib
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Gayle King discusses interviewing "the Squad"

The four Democratic congresswomen of color targeted in President Trump's recent attacks are weighing in on the controversy. Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and..
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Here's how AOC, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley & Rashida Tlaib became known as "The Squad"

"CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King sat down with the four Democratic congresswomen, known as "the Squad," who President Trump attacked on Twitter this week with racist comments. In this excerpt of..
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The "Squad" denounces Trump's attacks as an intentional "distraction"

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar sat down with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King
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Democratic congresswomen known as "The Squad" discuss Trump's racist tweets with Gayle King

In an extraordinary rebuke, the House voted to condemn President Trump's attacks against four congresswomen of color as "racist." The four freshmen congresswomen apparently targeted by the president..
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US House of Representatives vote to condemn Donald Trump's 'racist comments' on four minority Democratic Congresswomen

Trump's criticism was aimed at four freshman Democrats who have garnered attention since their arrival in January for their outspoken liberal views and thinly veiled distaste for Trump - Ocasio-Cortez..
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Congressman Set To File Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

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Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) said he planned to introduce his articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Tuesday night and will force a House floor vote on them in the coming days, The Hill..
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Tlaib says Trump is "biggest bully" she's dealt with in her lifetime

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Trump Doubles Down On Racist Tweets About Congresswomen Not Being Racist

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Trump's 2020 campaign weapon: AOC and "the squad"

"As far as I'm concerned, if you hate our country, if you're not happy here you can leave," Trump said of Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rachida Tlaib
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Democratic congresswomen denounce racist Trump attacks

The four freshmen members of Congress who were the target of President Trump's tweets telling them to "go back" to their countries held a press conference to respond to the president on Monday. Reps...
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Democratic reps hold press conference on Trump's racist attacks

Over the weekend, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley were the targets of racist remarks by the president
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Four freshman congresswomen form 'The Squad'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib are the four members of the self-labeled democratic group, 'The Squad.' - Published

Rep. Ayanna Pressley to Kellyanne Conway: 'Keep my name out of your lying mouth'

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway had called comments by House Speaker Pelosi about four Dem lawmakers, including Ayanna Pressley, a "major meow moment." - Published