Report: Cantor Internal Poll Showed 34-Point Lead Over Brat Last MonthIn 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.
Brat: 'This Is A Miracle From God'Republican Tea Party forces are rejoicing and the party establishment is somber or altogether silent in the wake of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat at the hands of political neophyte David Brat, an unflinching foe of loosening immigration laws.
Va. Voters Go to Polls in 3 US House DistrictsU.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor faces a challenge from a political newcomer backed by the tea party as Virginia voters go to the polls Tuesday for three congressional primaries.
Virginia Primary Results Roll InDemocrats nominated Norfolk doctor and state Sen. Ralph Northam for lieutenant governor in a statewide primary that saw two senior Republican delegates ousted by conservative challengers.
Va. Primaries: George Allen Trying To Recapture Senate Seat, 6 House Races On Ballot Former Sen. George Allen, trying to recapture the Senate seat he lost six years ago, enters Tuesday's Virginia primary as a strong favorite over three lesser-known Republicans.
With Two On Ballot, Virginia Is A Super Tuesday SnoozerWith high-energy Super Tuesday primaries elsewhere, Virginia Republicans expect a meager turnout for a primary ballot with only two names, a victim of the state's rigorous candidate qualifying laws.