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Eric Cantor Election

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...

Sam Stein

Is It Possible That Eric Cantor Just Wasn't Conservative Enough? | Sam Stein | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The night of Barack Obama’s inauguration in January 2009, a group of 15 or so Republican lawmakers gathered at the Caucus Room, a high...

Man Who Defeated Cantor Calls His Big Win 'A Miracle'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

Dave Brat celebrated his stunning victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) for the Republican nomination on Tuesday night in a phone int...

So Who's The Guy Who Just Beat Eric Cantor? Meet Dave Brat

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

David Brat, a tea party activist and professor, scored one of the biggest upsets in political history Tuesday when he defeated House Majority Leader E...

Ryan Grim

Eric Cantor Was Beaten Tuesday Night By Eric Cantor | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eric Cantor lost Tuesday night to tea party-backed David Brat, but the roots of the historic upset can be traced to the early days of th...

Cooter Has A Plan To Unseat Eric Cantor

Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

This piece was originally published the weekend before Eric Cantor's primary defeat. Former congressman Ben Jones (D-Ga.), better known as "Cooter"...