Skip to comments.CANTOR LOSES
Posted on 06/10/2014 5:14:03 PM PDT by cotton1706
RICHMOND, Va. Dave Brat, a local economics professor, toppled House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Tuesday night in the most shocking primary defeat since Republicans took the House in 2010.
The conservative challengers victory halts one of the most meteoric rises in national politics, and illustrates the strong anti-incumbent fever that has taken over Cantors Richmond-area district. Cantor is the second House incumbent to lose this primary season Texas GOP incumbent Ralph Hall was defeated by a tea-party backed challenger at the end of May.
Cantors defeat not only reorders Virginia politics, where Cantor was the highest-ranking Republican, but it completely throws the House Republican leadership into flux. Cantor, 51, was long seen as the next speaker of the House after John Boehner retires.
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Best headline (next to obama impeached) EVER!!
Pour me a cold one, I need to celebrate!
Sweet. This doesn’t happen often enough.
Fox trying to now encourage Cantor to run a write-in campaign. GET LOST, FOX! Voters have rejected shamnesty and the establishment!
Is this in the words of GA’s Jimmuh “for real”, or is this a headline to deceive? I am truly shocked.
I just poured myself a drink!!
BOOM....TASTE MY NIGHT STICK
There once was a guy named Cantor
Who in Congress was full of banter
He encountered a Brat
and his face went splat
Now he is done and that is that.....
Damn. That one caught me off guard. I guess I gotta start paying attention.
Thanks for the happy post cotton1706!
I called Cantor’s office once, when it got out that he was attending that anti-Tea Party weekend in FL and his staff was rude, belligerent and belittled my opinions. I have NEVER been treated that way by any Congressional staff and IMO he must condone that type of thing or his staff wouldn’t get away with it. So good! This loss couldn’t happen to a better person!
Best news to come out of VA since ____ fill in the blank.
Thank God! Let this be a recurring theme for the other states tonight. Linda Graham is next...
I love reading this.......yes!
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