House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., leaves a news conference at the Capitol in Washington after telling reporters he intends to resign his leadership post at the end of July following his defeat in the Virginia primary.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., leaves a news conference at the Capitol in Washington after telling reporters he intends to resign his leadership post at the end of July following his defeat in the Virginia primary.
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published Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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It may be true, as former U.S. House Speaker Tip O'Neill often pointed out, that "all politics is local," but all congressional incumbents must have felt a quake Tuesday night when House Majority Leader Eric Cantor shockingly lost his Virginia seat to a poorly funded opponent who couldn't even garner major tea party support.

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