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Eric Cantor Loses

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Line Up To Replace Eric Cantor As Majority Leader | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans said they're shocked and saddened by Rep. Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) Tuesday night defeat in Virginia's Republican primary ...

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...

Sabrina Siddiqui

The Race To Replace Eric Cantor As Majority Leader Has Already Begun | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eric Cantor's shocking defeat in Virginia's 7th District primary on Tuesday caused the biggest shakeup in House leadership since the GOP...

Amanda Terkel

Dave Brat, Economics Professor: 'I Don't Have A Well-Crafted Response' On Minimum Wage | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Economics professor Dave Brat was thrown headfirst into the pressure cooker of national politics Wednesday, when he appeared on MSNBC an...

The Fall of Eric Cantor: An Outbreak of Paedophobia, The Fear Of Children

Richard Brodsky | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The expected right-wing electoral bogeymen had begun to diminish. Obamacare was working, climate change was everywhere, gay marriage was yesterday's fight. Something new was needed. The Tea Party, we fearlessly predict, will turn to "amnesty" and try to broaden the argument.

Everyone Is SUPER-SHOCKED By Eric Cantor's Loss

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.11.2014 | Media

Were you "surprised" by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's defeat in a congressional primary on Tuesday night? Were you "shocked"? "Stunned"? "Speech...

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...