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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’

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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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LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – March 7-9, 2015

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Phase III Ebola vaccine trials begin in Guinea and 50-year anniversaries for Bloody Sunday in Selma and the American landing in Vietnam.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 6, 2015

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Malaysia Airlines rolls out a new flight tracking system a year after the disappearance of MH370 and air strikes kill the Al-Nusra Front’s military leader.

Photos: Ashton Carter Gets Sworn In… Again

Carter was officially sworn in last month at the White House.

Obama Kicks Off Civil Rights Focused Weekend

“It was young people who stubbornly insisted on justice, stubbornly refused to accept the world as it is that transformed not just the country but transformed the world,” Obama said.

Report: DoJ Prepping Corruption Charges Against Menendez

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Menendez is being charged over allegations that he used his office to push for the interests of a friend, a Democratic donor, in exchange for gifts.

House Dems Demand Benghazi Committee To Withdraw Clinton Subpoena

“We urge you to withdraw the ill-considered subpoena-whose issuance to a cooperating witness serves only to highlight the increasingly partisan nature of the Committee’s focus”