Tag Archives: Dave Brat

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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Listen: Obama Tours New Orleans Neighborhood

Hurricane Katrina over New Orleans August 2005. Photo/NASA

President Obama is expected to deliver remarks later on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

CDC: Exercise Breaks For Kids Lowers Risk Of Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease

Get up!

CDC: “Frequent… Often Sizable” Vaccine Disparity Between Poor & Rich Kids

And the largest measles outbreak of the year was at a Disney theme park in California – transmitted to unvaccinated people.

Saudi King To Visit White House Before Iran Vote

Obama is working to calm concerns among Gulf allies about the Iran nuclear deal.

Astronaut To Control Rover On Earth… From Space

It’s all about doing the same thing in deep space…

Awesomesauce: Oxford English Dictionary Adds New Words

Words include “redditor”, “manic pixie dream girl” and “butthurt”.