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Dave Brat Wins Eric Cantor’s House Seat

GOP Candidate Dave Brat takes well over half the vote to win Virginia’s 7th District seat.

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Why Cantor Lost: UVA Center For Politics Weighs In

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) speaks to reporters from the Capitol, June 11, 2014. (Photo by James Cullum)

TRNS reviewed some of the finer points with Geoffrey Skelley, Associate Editor of “Sabato’s Crystal Ball” at the UVA Center for Politics.

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Cantor Backs McCarthy As Majority Leader Replacement

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) speaks to reporters from the Capitol, June 11, 2014. (Photo by James Cullum)

Cantor met with McCarthy and House Speaker John Boehner Wednesday afternoon.

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Eric Cantor Feels Heat Over Immigration ‘Boondoggle’

Photo: Geoff Holtzman/TRNS

Two Republican congressional candidates in Virginia say the federal investor-visa program is “ripe with abuse” and that it’s time for a House cleaning.

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Cantor’s Big Business Agenda Sparks Primary Challenge

FEELING HEAT: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's flexibility on immigration reform makes him vulnerable to charges that he has lost touch with conservative principles.

Dave Brat is challenging Rep. Eric Cantor in a Republican primary — and giving the House majority leader a verbal thrashing on immigration.

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Tuesday, July 7

● Chesapeake Bay anti-pollution rule affirmed

● Court guards anonymous online criticism

● The sound of a screaming pot

● There’s no such thing as a free heart monitor

● SEC charges Immigrant Investor Program fraud

● Threesome found in car trunk

Obama: ISIL Mission ‘Not Quick’ And Syria’s Assad Must Go

“This is a longterm campaign. ISIL is opportunistic and it is nimble,” Obama said.

Clinton Comes Out Against Israeli Boycott Movement

Clinton criticized the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement, a campaign to increase economic pressure on Israel and end the country’s occupation of Palestinian territories.

Gaza Reconstruction Could Take 50+ Years: Report

A Palestinian man salvages items from the rubble of his home destroyed by Israeli strikes on a building in northern Gaza Strip. August 7, 2014. UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan

A year after last summer’s fighting between Hamas and Israel, less than 1% of reconstruction materials have entered the Gaza Strip.

WH: Senate GOP Putting Nation’s Security At Risk

Obama’s nominee Adam Szubin for Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, was announced in April with no hearing scheduled yet, a post intended to financially hurt ISIS

The World in 2:00 – July 6, 2015

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A survey of hard economic times in Greece, China and Gaza.