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Marriott International Appoints Anthony Capuano as New CEO And Stephanie Linnartz as President

Marriott International's (NASDAQ: MAR) Board of Directors announced today that Anthony "Tony" Capuano has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and has joined the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. He was previously Group President, Global Development, Design and Operations Services. The Board of Directors also announced that Stephanie Linnartz, previously Group President, Consumer Operations, Technology and Emerging Businesses, has been appointed President, effective i...
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Marriott Picks Veteran Capuano to Steer It Out of COVID-19 Crisis

(Reuters) - Marriott International Inc on Tuesday named Tony Capuano as its chief executive officer, tasking the 25-year veteran of the world's...
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Pizzerias Reopen In Naples As Italy’s Coronavirus Restrictions Are Eased

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Wood is burning again in Naples’ pizza ovens, giving a symbolic and savory boost to Neapolitans after two months of lockdown meant an end to their most iconic and favorite food. Pizzerias reopened Monday night in the birthplace of pizza, albeit under restrictions and for home delivery only. Whereas pizzerias in Rome and elsewhere were allowed to operate for take-out and delivery service, they were banned in Naples out of fears that such a congested, high-density city coul...
Tags: Europe, News, Rome, Italy, Naples, Campania, Naples Italy, De Luca, Capuano, NICOLE WINFIELD, San Marzano, David Taintor, COVID-19, 2020 COVID Outbreak AP, Vincenzo De Luca, Giovanni Pezzuto


Islanders’ 5 Best Head Coaches

The New York Islanders are one of the NHL’s most storied franchises, making their mark on the league during their brisk ascension in the late 1970s and early 1980s. After their four straight Stanley Cups and 19 consecutive playoff series wins, the Islanders found themselves on a bumpy road as they fought to stay relevant in a growing league. Since their inaugural season in 1972-73, they have had 17 coaches with varying degrees of success, though some stood out more than others. 5: Ted Nolan...
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Boston, Long Led by White Men, Votes in New Guard

Voters backed progressive women and people of color to usher in a City Council more diverse than any in Boston’s history.
Tags: Elections, News, Boston, City Council, Capuano, Pressley, Ayanna, Michael E, Race and Ethnicity, Boston (Mass, City Councils, Boston Long Led, White Men Votes


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Leading and Following at the Same Time

The Democratic electorate has shifted sharply to the left, taking many politicians along with it — willingly and unwillingly.
Tags: News, Youth, Alexandria, Democratic Party, Capuano, Pressley, United States Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Ayanna, Michael E, Presidential Election of 2020, Polls and Public Opinion, Midterm Elections (2018, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ocasio-Cortez, Sawhill


What It's Like To Look For A Job On Capitol Hill After Midterms

Despite the U.S. House of Representatives becoming increasingly diverse, only 13.7% of senior House staffers are people of color, compared with 38% of the country as a whole. Organizations like Staff Up Congress, an initiative from the NALEO Educational Fund and the Joint Center, are seeking to close the gap. In this series, we profile young women participating in Staff Up.Name: Eliza RamirezAge: 28Originally from: Anaheim, CAWorks as: Senior legislative assistant for Rep. Michael Capuano, MA-7...
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The Congressional Progressive Caucus is (still) awash in corporate money

The 78-member Congressional Progressive Caucus is meant to be the democracy-friendly, corporate-hostile wing of the Democratic Party, which is why the caucus announced a year ago that it would stop accepting corporate money -- but a year later, nearly every member is still accepting corporate money in their individual capacity. The CPC co-chair is Mark Pocan [D-WI], and it was he who announced the no-corporate-money policy, saying, "“If we are going to end the influence of corporations and ...
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The left takes a harder left with Ayanna Pressley

Quote: Pressley’s victory, coming on the heels of democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning primary upset in a congressional district in New York City in June, has given the Democratic Party’s hard-left wing the belief that history is on its side. http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2018/...democrats.html She beat out a 10 term Democrat Congressman incumbent and since she's running unopposed, she'll win the seat. The guy she beat ...
Tags: John Lewis, California, Massachusetts, New York City, Weapon, Political News and Discussion, Democratic Party, Congressional Black Caucus, Capuano, Pressley, Deval Patrick, Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Georgia U S Rep Maxine Waters


The new Ocasio-Cortez is Ayanna Pressley.

There was so much talk yesterday about the Kavanaugh hearings and the Bob Woodward book, that you may not have noticed it was primary day in Massachusetts. And look what happened (NYT link):Ayanna Pressley upended the Massachusetts political order on Tuesday, scoring a stunning upset of 10-term Representative Michael Capuano and positioning herself to become the first African-American woman to represent the state in Congress....Her victory carried echoes of the surprise win in June by Alexandria...
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Pressley Defeats Capuano in Mass Primary Stunner

BOSTON (AP) — Ayanna Pressley is all but assured of becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, the latest example of the Democratic Party’s embrace of diversity and progressive politics as the recipe for success in the Trump era. The 44-year-old’s upset victory against longtime Democratic Rep. Michael Capuano in Tuesday’s primary sets the stage for Pressley to represent an area once served by Tip O’Neill and John F. Kennedy. Her win comes at the tail end of a primar...
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Progressive Defeats Longtime Dem House Incumbent In Boston

Boston City Council member Ayana Pressley (D) has knocked off 10-term Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA), the latest progressive insurgent to topple an establishment favorite in a primary this election cycle. Pressley easily bested Capuano, who conceded not long after polls closed Tuesday evening. Pressley is the first woman of color ever to serve on Boston’s City Council, and is set to break another barrier, becoming the first woman of color to serve in its congressional delegation. Her victory marks ...
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The Latest: Pelosi congratulates Pressley on beating Capuano

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the primary election in Massachusetts (all times local):
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Ayanna Pressley Upsets Capuano in Massachusetts House Race

Mr. Capuano, a 10-term incumbent, conceded to Ms. Pressley after a primary campaign in which she insisted that “change can’t wait.’’
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Veteran Democratic congressman Michael Capuano beaten by Ayanna Pressley in historic Boston upset

A 10-term Democratic congressman has conceded defeat to a Boston city councillor who is now poised to become Massachusetts' first black congresswoman in a race with parallels to a New York upset that rattled the party in June. The Democratic nominating contest fight between US Representative Michael Capuano, 66, and Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, 44, was his first since 1998. "Clearly the district wanted a lot of change," Mr Capuano told supporters on Tuesday as he conceded. "I&apos...
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Another Dem upset: Pressley beats 10-term Rep. Capuano in Boston primary

If she wins in November, Ayanna Pressley would become the first black woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress, after serving as the first black woman on the Boston City Council.
Tags: News, Congress, Boston, Massachusetts, Capuano, Pressley, Ayanna Pressley


Ayanna Pressley Stuns Capuano in Massachusetts House Race in Upset for Insurgents

Mr. Capuano, a 10-term incumbent, conceded to Ms. Pressley after a primary campaign in which she insisted that “change can’t wait.’’
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Capuano, Pressley, Ayanna Pressley


Mike Capuano Is in the Political Fight of His Life

The Massachusetts congressman, a longtime progressive Democrat, is hoping to stave off a challenger in Tuesday’s primary election.
Tags: Elections, News, Massachusetts, House Of Representatives, Democratic Party, Capuano, Pressley, United States Politics and Government, Ayanna, Michael E, Midterm Elections (2018, Mike Capuano


Ayanna Pressley Seeks Her Political Moment in a Changing Boston

Massachusetts is well known for deeply entrenched politics that favor incumbents. But the Boston City Council member is campaigning for Congress in a moment that has favored women and underdogs.
Tags: Elections, News, Congress, Boston, Massachusetts, House Of Representatives, Blacks, Capuano, Pressley, Boston City Council, Women and Girls, Ayanna, Michael E, Boston (Mass, Midterm Elections (2018, Ayanna Pressley


Isles Counting on Trotz to Be a Winner

Will Barry Trotz become the New York Islanders’ most successful coach since Al Arbour? That’s what Lou Lamoriello had in mind when he signed Trotz to a five-year deal in June, and that is certainly what the fans are hoping will happen. With all the coaching wins he has under his belt, along with a Stanley Cup victory in his back pocket, a better question might be how long will it take for him to earn that distinction? Barry Trotz (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports) Trotz brings with him...
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In Kennedy’s Old District, Boston Democrats Clash Over the Party’s Future

A newcomer and a longtime incumbent debate who should represent a dark blue district, though they find a lot to agree with on the issues.
Tags: Elections, News, House Of Representatives, Party, Kennedy, Alexandria, Democratic Party, Capuano, Pressley, Ayanna, Michael E, Boston (Mass, Ocasio-Cortez, Old District Boston Democrats


The Power of ‘Abolish ICE’

Democrats are shifting left on immigration, and it shows at the polls.
Tags: News, Alexandria, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Mark, Homeland Security Department, Capuano, Pocan, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Michael E, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Ocasio-Cortez


After New York’s Electoral Upset, Eyes Turn To Massachusetts’ Ayanna Pressley

By STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Ayanna Pressley knew it was going to be tough mounting a primary challenge to an incumbent Democratic congressman in Massachusetts, a state that often rewards politicians with near-lifetime jobs. Then someone Pressley counts as a friend — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — stunned the New York Democratic establishment, and the nation, with her primary victory last month over 10-term U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley. Suddenly, the 44-year-old black Boston city counci...
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John Lewis and Other Black Leaders Spurn Black Challenger in Boston

Ayanna Pressley is trying to become the first nonwhite member of the House from Massachusetts, but Mr. Lewis and others have endorsed her white opponent.
Tags: Elections, John Lewis, News, Boston, Massachusetts, House, House Of Representatives, Blacks, Endorsements, Lewis, John R, Capuano, Pressley, Ayanna, Michael E, Boston (Mass


John Lewis and Other Prominent Blacks Spurn Black Challenger in Boston

Ayanna Pressley is trying to become the first nonwhite member of the House from Massachusetts, but Mr. Lewis and others have endorsed her white opponent.
Tags: Elections, John Lewis, News, Boston, Massachusetts, House, House Of Representatives, Blacks, Endorsements, Lewis, John R, Capuano, Pressley, Ayanna, Michael E, Boston (Mass


Capuano welcomes primary challenge from Pressley

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano of Massachusetts says he welcomes a Democratic primary challenge from Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley. Capuano said Thursday that he’s known Pressley for many years and believes she’ll make a “good candidate” for the seat. Capuano has represented the 7th Congressional District since 1998. He said the primary […]
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Someone’s to Blame for Islanders Recent Skid

When Doug Weight was promoted to head coach in the offseason, the hope was the New York Islanders could pick up right where they left off. Weight took over for former head coach Jack Capuano about halfway through last season, and guided the Islanders to a 24-12-4 record. After a strong finish, Weight was rewarded with an extension. This season, the Islanders started off hot and lit up the scoresheets. Weight had the Islanders playing faster and their offense benefited from his coaching philosoph...
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Anthony Beauvillier’s Time to Shine

Anthony Beauvillier was drafted by the New York Islanders with the 28th overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Just two years later, Beauvillier is already in his second year with the team after joining the Islanders as a rookie last season. Clearly, the Islanders believe in his ability. Just how big an impact will Beauvillier make this season? Background on Beauvillier The 20-year-old Beauvillier started his playing career in the QMJHL. He was drafted by the Shawinigan Cataractes in 2013. ...
Tags: Sport, Canada, Hockey, NHL, New York Islanders, Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, Anaheim, Jack Capuano, John Tavares, Tavares, Mathew Barzal, Capuano, Barzal, Anders Lee, Anthony Beauvillier


Jack Capuano Named Associate Coach For The Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that Jack Capuano has been named associate coach on head coach Bob Boughner's staff. "I am thrilled to welcome Jack to our coaching staff," said Boughner "He is a knowledgeable and experienced voice to have behind our bench that will work well with our young players." "I am extremely excited to join the Florida Panthers organization," said Capuano. "I want to thank Vinnie Viola...
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Overtime With BSC: Offseason Dominos Starting to Fall

While the Stanley Cup Playoffs are starting Wednesday for 16 teams in the NHL, 14 other teams are looking to get a head start on their offseasons. Whether it’s the draft, decisions with coaching staffs or planning which pieces are part of each respective teams’ future, the offseason is often busy for clubs. Even for teams that narrowly missed the postseason, decisions have to be made. It’s part of the business, but it also might be the hardest part of the job. Tuesday marked the start of some le...
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