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In Today's America, 'Mainstream' Means Left

Just when Tea Party obituaries were being sounded around the country, Washington fixture of 42 years, Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran, loses to upstart Tea Party candidate Chris McDaniel. 336 more words


With Black Votes, Democrats May Win Eric Cantor’s House Seat

Pundits, prognosticators and backseat-driving know-it-alls are chatting up everything you need to know about House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-Va.) karma-driven primary loss Tuesday night… 322 more words


Further Examination of Cantor's Loss; Two Wildly Divergent Oregon Senate Polls

More is being learned about House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R) primary election loss in Virginia’s 7th CD. As is true for almost all political outcomes, there is more than one answer to explain this result and, not surprisingly, multiple elements contributed to the final conclusion. 685 more words


House Republicans will likely prove they have learned nothing and choose McCarthy as Majority Leader

The big news over the last week of course has been House Majority Leader Eric Cantor losing his re-election to David Brat. With that loss Cantor announced he would be stepping down as Majority Leader within the House. 749 more words

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"Cue The Rant!":: Is The Tea Party Poised To Take Over?

The Tea Party will take any win they get and won’t hesitate to use it as fodder for the country changing. If you haven’t heard by now, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his district’s GOP primary to a guy named Dave Brat, a college professor and Tea Party member. 239 more words

"Cue The Rant!"

Leadership Election Run-down

With House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA-7) resigning his position after losing the primary election on Tuesday – he’ll leave the leadership on July 31st – Republican Conference replacement elections have been quickly scheduled for June 19. 595 more words


Establishment Freaking-Out After Tea Party Victory

After his brutal defeat in Virginia’s 7th District on Tuesday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced that he would be stepping down from his position as the second-highest Republican in the House- a solemn reminder to the establishment GOP that the Tea Party, that ragged band of grassroots troublemakers who haunts the dreams of establishment Republicans and Democrats alike, are here to stay and should not be underestimated. 515 more words