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Eric Cantor's Angry New Enemy: Why Tea Party Wants To Take Him Down

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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 7: House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) speaks during a news conference about the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act, on Capitol Hill, May 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. A vote in the House is expected on the bill later this week. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) | Drew Angerer via Getty Images

Before Republicans can get to the business of trying to boot the Democrats out of power, they first have to make it through the internecine battles of primary season. The Tea Party is going to war against the Republican establishment, and the establishment, still smarting from 2010’s Tea Party-powered blown opportunities, is fighting back. Both sides are claiming victories and everyone’s getting a little bit bloody.

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