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Virginia Midterm Election Roundup

Polls closed in Virginia at 7 p.m. Here is the rundown of who won and where.

11/04/2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on June 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Calls Special Election to Replace Cantor

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has called for a special election to replace former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

08/05/2014

Tea Party challenger and economics professor Dave Brat attends the Midlothian Rotary Club breakfast at the Double tree Hotel to speak to the press, June 17, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. Brat beat Eric Cantor in the GOP primary for Virginia's 7th Congressional district. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)

Republican Who Beat Cantor Says His Campaign is ‘Unifying’ the GOP

Congressional candidate Dave Brat, who rode a tea party-fueled wave to an upset victory over U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, preached party unity Thursday and said his campaign represents all corners of the Republican Party.

06/19/2014

Tea Party challenger and economics professor Dave Brat attends the Midlothian Rotary Club breakfast at the Double tree Hotel to speak to the press, June 17, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. Brat beat Eric Cantor in the GOP primary for Virginia's 7th Congressional district. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)

Brat Makes 1st Appearance Since Beating Cantor

In his first public appearance since last week’s primary victory against Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Dave Brat said Tuesday he was “hitting the ground running” in his general election campaign, with a message promoting “economic prosperity.”

06/17/2014

US House Majority Leader Eric Cantor speaks during a press conference announcing his resignation as Majority Leader at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 11, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Republicans Seek Answers In Cantor’s Primary Loss

Republicans, including the vanquished majority leader himself, on Sunday considered Rep. Eric Cantor’s primary loss last week to a little-known tea party challenger and what it means for the GOP heading forward.

06/15/2014

Sarah Palin Talking

Palin: ‘Amnesty Will Decimate Main Street’

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin warns that amnesty will decimate America.

06/12/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks during a tribute for the recently departed Dr. Maya Angelou at the National Action Network in Harlem on May 31, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Sharpton: Brat’s Win ‘Threatens Civil Rights, Immigration Rights’ In US

Rev. Al Sharpton warns that Dave Brat’s primary win over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor threatens civil rights in the United States.

06/12/2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., addresses President Barack Obama at the Inaugural Luncheon in Statuary Hall on Inauguration Cay at the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Matt  Cavanaugh-Pool/Getty Images)

Cantor’s Loss Seems Likely To Make Politics More Difficult For Obama

For years, the White House saw House Majority Leader Eric Cantor as a chief driver of Republicans’ staunch opposition to nearly all of President Barack Obama’s agenda. Now, Cantor’s stunning primary loss seems likely to make politics even more difficult for Obama.

06/12/2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on June 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Political Analyst: Cantor’s ‘Comeback Will Take A While’ Following Stunning Loss

Eric Cantor made history Tuesday night, but not in a good way, becoming the first sitting House majority leader to lose a primary race.

06/11/2014

House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., speaks during a news conference about  the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act, on Capitol Hill, on May 7, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Numbers USA President: Immigration Deal Is ‘Really Dead Now’ After Cantor Loss

Immigration may have cost Majority Leader Eric Cantor his election. His defeat almost certainly dooms the issue in the House.

06/11/2014

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