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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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Reports: American Photographer Executed By Islamic State Captors

James Foley. Photo: Nicole Tung.

James Foley disappeared in Syria in 2012 while on assignment for the Global Post.

Media Advocate: Ferguson No-Fly Zone ‘Absolutely Unnecessary’

FAA Ferguson, Missouri No-Fly Zone Order

“There’s nothing unsafe about a media helicopter in the sky, and in fact it should help improve accountability,” Gregg Leslie told TRNS.

Pentagon: Surplus Military Equipment Has Helped Cops

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked for additional information on the program.

Netanyahu Pulls Israeli Negotiators As Gaza Violence Resumes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 68th session of the General Assembly. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

The conflict, now in its fifth week, has killed more than 2,000 Palestinians during the duration of the fighting, with Israel suffering nearly 70 casualties.

LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – August 19, 2014

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It’s a somber National Aviation Day, marked by no-fly zones foreign and domestic, volcanic threats and Ebola warnings.