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Ayanna Pressley Defeats 10-Term Massachusetts Democrat In Primary—And Her Reaction Is Everything ❤️

By Vanessa Nix Anthony

In a win of epic proportions, Boston City Council member Ayanna Pressley defeated 10-term incumbent Rep. Michael Capuano in the Massachusetts Primary, on Tuesday. Now, with the Democratic nomination for Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District, Pressley is poised to become the state’s first black congresswoman.

The moment she learned that she won was caught on camera—and her powerful reaction is contagious:

Here it is on Twitter:

Here's the story on CNN via YouTube: