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Meet the Man Trying to Unseat Top House Republican Eric Cantor
ABC News ^ | May 15, 2014 | By John Parkinson

Posted on 05/15/2014 7:10:54 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Meet Dave Brat, an economics and ethics professor at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, who has launched a long-shot bid to oust House Majority Leader Eric Cantor from his seat representing Virginia’s 7th Congressional District.

Brat, who admits that he has supported several Cantor candidacies over the years, says he mounted his improbable primary campaign because the House GOP’s No. 2 leader has lost touch with his constituents, “veering from the Republican creed.”

“Years ago he had a good conservative track record, but now he’s veered off,” Brat told ABC News during an interview on Capitol Hill. “If you go to Heritage and look at their score, I think he’s at about a 53 right now. I mean, that’s an F-minus.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: election2014

1 posted on 05/15/2014 7:10:54 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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Oh this is wondrous. I’ve been following this closely. It sure seems they might beat him. I love watching Cantor squirm.


2 posted on 05/15/2014 7:16:52 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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