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Mass. Candidates Make Final Push Before Primary Election

Massachusetts congressional candidates are gearing for a final push to reach voters before Tuesday's Primary election. 

In the in the 7th Congressional District, incumbent Mike Capuano is fighting to keep the seat from Boston City Councilwoman Ayanna Pressley.

Both candidates plan to attend the Greater Boston Labor Council Annual Labor Day Breakfast at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel on Monday. 

Pressley has garnered support from Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. If Pressley wins, she will become the first black woman from Massachusetts elected to Congress.

Capuano has spent nearly 20 years on Capitol Hill and says that experience proves he knows how to get the job done. Capuano will deliver the keynote remarks at the Labor Day Breakfast. He will then meet with voters in Everett. 

Pressley will attend an afternoon community barbeque in Chelsea. She will then make a stop at the Charlestown Navy Yard and then meet voters in Jamaica Plain. 

There are 10 Democratic candidates vying to replace retiring Rep. Nikki Tsonga in the 3rd Congressional District. 

The winner will face the lone republican Rick Green, a businessman from Pepperell.

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