The 44-year-old’s upset over a 10-term incumbent congressman underscores the shift underway in a Democratic Party whose base is seeking younger, more diverse candidate. Photo: Reuters

Race upset: black Democrat Ayanna Pressley takes aim at Donald Trump after beating 10-term incumbent

Similarities have been drawn between Ayanna Pressley and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the political novice who defeated Democratic Party grandee Joe Crowley in a New York primary in June

Topic |   US midterm elections 2018

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The 44-year-old’s upset over a 10-term incumbent congressman underscores the shift underway in a Democratic Party whose base is seeking younger, more diverse candidate. Photo: Reuters
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