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Eric Cantor Is Not the First National Political Figure to Lose His Congressional Seat

Rich Rubino | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

The fact that the formerly obscure Randolph-Macon College Economics Professor defeated U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) in his bid for renomination to his congressional seat sent shockwaves through the body politic.

John Boehner Is Not the First GOP House Leader to Experience Dissention Within His Own Party

Rich Rubino | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Boehner is not the first Republican house leader to run into trouble. A thumbnail sketch of some past Republican house speakers and minority leaders shows that most have had defections from within their ranks and had to struggle to maintain power.

Sunken Condos: A Conversation With Donald Fagen & Michael Leonhart

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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No, Speakers Who Lose Do Not Always Resign

Donnie Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donnie Fowler

Conventional wisdom is great, huh? It's right about half the time. Problem is, you never know which half. One piece of conventional wisdom making the...