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Why Cantor lost–and details on his replacement

In an unprecedented loss, Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia was unseated by Dave Brat, a professor of economics and ethics at Randolph-Macon College. For the first time since 1899, a sitting House Majority Leader lost an election. The victory was stunning to Cantor’s own campaign, who had him handily winning 62/28 against […]