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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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Hoyer: Republican Border Efforts “Useless”

“What we do today will be useless. A show. A form without substance. A pretense,” the Minority Whip said.

Obama: “We Tortured Some Folks”

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“We tortured some folks,” Obama said during a press conference at the White House. “We did things that are contrary to our values.”

Obama Condemns Hamas, Calls For Release Of Israeli Soldier

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“If they are serious about resolving the situation, that soldier should be unconditionally released as soon as possible.”

Obama Slams Republicans On Border Crisis

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“They’re not even trying to solve the problem,” Obama said. This is…just so they can check a box before leaving town tomorrow.”

Gaza Receiving Only 11% Of Needed Electricity

An Israeli strike took out the territory’s sole power plant.

WHO Head: Ebola Outbreak Worse Than Anticipated

“This outbreak is moving faster than our efforts to control it,” Dr Margaret Chan, WHO’s Director General said.