Rep. Neal defeats challenger, other Massachusetts House primary to close to call

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Democratic Rep. Richard Neal of Massachusetts, who chairs the House Ways and Means Committee, defeated a challenge from a more progressive Democrat, Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse, in a primary contest on Tuesday. Meanwhile, another Massachusetts Democratic primary contest for the House seat that Rep. Joe Kennedy III is relinquishing was too close to call. Kennedy was defeated by incumbent Sen. Ed Markey in their hard-fought primary contest.
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