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Eric Cantor to resign as House Majority Leader within weeks as David Brat celebrates

Excerpt: Fol­low­ing his defeat in last night’s Vir­ginia pri­ma­ry, House Major­i­ty Leader Eric Can­tor has decid­ed to step down as Major­i­ty Leader in advance of the end of his term in office, set­ting off a scram­ble for his posi­tion between mul­ti­ple Republicans. In the cau­cus that holds the House major­i­ty, the posi­tion of Major­i­ty Leader is […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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WOW: Eric Cantor unexpectedly losing to Tea Party challenger; looks like he’s finished

Excerpt: Big, big, big news tonight out of the Old Domin­ion: John Boehn­er’s sec­ond in com­mand in the House Repub­li­can cau­cus, Major­i­ty Leader Eric Can­tor, appears to have unex­pect­ed­ly lost his seat in Con­gress. Elec­tion results out of Vir­ginia show that Repub­li­can vot­ers in today’s low turnout pri­ma­ry are heav­i­ly favor­ing Can­tor’s Tea Par­ty chal­lenger David […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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