Gov. Terry McAuliffe has called for a special election to replace former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
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.
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.”
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.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin warns that amnesty will decimate America.
Rev. Al Sharpton warns that Dave Brat’s primary win over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor threatens civil rights in the United States.
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.
Eric Cantor made history Tuesday night, but not in a good way, becoming the first sitting House majority leader to lose a primary race.
Immigration may have cost Majority Leader Eric Cantor his election. His defeat almost certainly dooms the issue in the House.
In an upset for the ages, Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia, the second-most powerful man in the House, was dethroned Tuesday by a little-known, Tea Party-backed Republican primary challenger carried to victory on a wave of public anger over calls for looser immigration laws.