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Eric Cantor Defeated

Angst in the Political Heartland: Cantor's Defeat Shows Americans Are Disgusted with D.C.

Steven Kurlander | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

A political earthquake shook D.C. last week with the upset primary defeat of GOP Majority Whip Eric Cantor of Virginia. Cantor, who outspent his oppo...

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Cantor Will Step Down As House Majority Leader | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) announced Wednesday that he is resigning his post as House majority leader in the wake of his stunning defeat i...

An Empty Majority

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Adam Kirk Edgerton

Instead of victory, we have humiliation. Defeat. And a sweet, sweet vindication that the Republican strategy of stoking up faux-populism, of just saying no, of never proposing a solution to any problem, has blown up so spectacularly because in their gorgeously gerrymandered districts, people -- voters -- have bought the line.