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Last night I posted a diary entitled "Behind the scenes video from Eric Cantor's 'Victory' Party" which focused on the reactions of Cantor's supporters to the news of his loss and Cantor's ...
by JCWilmore
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 05:53 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 05:00 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Map by Matthew Isbell In the pundit rush to assign a "why" and a "how" to Eric Cantor’s surprising loss in Tuesday night's primary, there have been a lot of ...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 265 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 02:13 PM PDT with 311 Recommends
Did House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lose the Virginia Republican Primary (VA-07) to Tea Party candidate David Brat because of an anti-Semitic Evangelical Christian backlash against the only ...
by obamarmy
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 01:07 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Yesterday's shocking defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by Randolph-Macon professor Dave Brat has raised several questions, one of which I will address here. How much did Democratic efforts ...
by GoUBears
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 02:02 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Eric Cantor is scheduled to appear at a 4:30 PM ET press conference, though I wouldn't necessarily guarantee that it will start on time given that the full GOP conference started meeting at 4 PM ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 168 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 01:15 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
On today's Thom Hartmann program, Judsen Phillps was a guest. He is the founder of Tea Party Nation and lives VA-7, so he has ground-level knowledge of how Brat defeated Cantor despite being out-...
by pucklady
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 11:23 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Nothing says "I'm competent" like waking up the day after you've defeated the House majority leader in a primary and putting a muzzle on ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 114 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 12:30 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
10 min ago from WSJ : Wall Street has many friends in Washington, but House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was a well-placed one who understood how the industry worked and was not afraid to help the ...
by Seattle Socialist
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 10:53 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Today tens of thousands of VA 7th District Republicans are kicking themselves because they didn't get out and vote for Cantor yesterday. The polls were not wrong and 70% of them had every intention ...
by nuketeacher
Comment Count 82 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 08:38 AM PDT with 212 Recommends
(Note: Yes, I'm Jewish myself, so this is indeed cause for celebration on my part.) Yup, I just confirmed it: Looking at the partisan breakdown of the various religious groups, Lutherans are ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 127 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 06:41 AM PDT with 106 Recommends
So Cantor's out, short of a successful write-in campaign. This represents an enormous opportunity for Democrats. Both for control of the House and down the ballot as well. Why? Because over the ...
by RKS
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 05:37 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
So, as you all might know, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA-07) just unexpectedly lost the Republican primary for re-nomination, by professor and tea-partier Dave Brat (R). Brat faces fellow ...
by Glenn Magus Harvey
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 10:54 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Eric Cantor lost his primary to Dave Brat , a Christian, supply side economist who also worships St. Ronald of Regan .
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 236 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 07:42 AM PDT with 327 Recommends
(H/t to Drocedus .) In the hours since Dave Brat's upset of Eric Cantor - the first time a sitting House Majority Leader has lost his primary election - there has been much talk of "How Did This ...
by Phoenix Woman
Comment Count 155 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 10:15 PM PDT with 166 Recommends
Just hypothetical at this point, but as Daily Kos readers are well aware, since there was no Democratic Primary, did Democratic voters cross over and vote for Brat? From the VA Votesmart: VOTER ...
by justin423
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 09:08 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 73 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 05:00 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Last night I was tipped off that an immigrant advocate organization was planning on protesting at Eric Cantor's victory party for today's Republican primary in Virginia's 7th Congressional District.
by JCWilmore
Comment Count 161 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 07:46 PM PDT with 191 Recommends
Gone. House Majority Eric Cantor got creamed in his primary last night by an aggressively anti-immigration tea party challenger, and there's nobody happier about it than ... other Republicans. At ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 622 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 07:26 PM PDT with 262 Recommends
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by HoundDog
Comment Count 150 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 05:17 PM PDT with 99 Recommends