UGA grad played role in year's biggest political upset, Eric...
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., center, joined at left by Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, arrives to meet reporters after a Republican Conference meeting at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 10, 2014.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
NYT: Brat's Theory of Protestant Work Ethic Has a...
One of the biggest buttresses of the current ideological regime, broadly defined, is the widespread assumption that dissenters, even tenured economics professor David Brat , can't be very smart.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Dave Brat Names New Campaign Manager
Randolph-Macon College economics professor Dave Brat , who defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia's June GOP primary, announced the hire of a new campaign manager on Tuesday.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Photo Flash: First Look at Company of Fools' Enchanted April
This summer Company of Fools will present Matthew Barber 's award-winning romantic comedy, Enchanted April.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Elliot Meyer, who as part of a research project followed around a U.S. congressional campaign that wound up being historic, is shown here standing on the campus of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Va., on June 22, 2014.
How one college kid forecast the electoral earthquake that rattled U.S. politics
A 21-year-old college student would be allowed to put a rather unique title on the research paper he's writing this summer: How I Beat the Entire American Political Establishment in Predicting a Historic Election Result.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Mike Huckabee Endorses Lamar Alexander
"He's been your governor, university president, America's secretary of education.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Dave Brat: Media Asked Wrong Questions About My Primary Win
Newly chosen Republican House candidate Dave Brat, whose stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia's GOP primary shot him into the national spotlight, bristles at his "Dave the Tea Partier" label.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
GOP Wavers on Cantor's Pollster
The Virginia GOP's relationship with its pollster appears unclear after he wrongly predicted a 34 percent margin of victory for former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Accuracy In Media
In today's America, 'mainstream' means left
Mainstream means shrugging your shoulders at $17 trillion in federal debt, $4 trillion in federal spending, and a tax code of over 73,000 pages.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Meet Jack Trammell, candidate for Congress
A few days ago I posted a video I shot at Eric Cantor's "victory party" showing a shocked Cantor delivering his concession speech after losing his primary to Tea Partier David Brat.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Tea party's death was greatly exaggerated
The tea party claimed its highest-profile win in defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Virginia, in this month's primary election.
Cantor's loss was described as "shocking." It was surely that, given the overconfidence of his own campaign, an overconfidence that undoubtedly fed the unfortunate predictions about the probable result.
Dave Brat doesn't have a 23-year-old campaign manager anymore
The Randolph-Macon College professor who just beat Cantor, the House majority leader, in his Republican primary has announced that Amanda Chase will take the reins of his campaign.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
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Democrat On Winning Cantor Seat: 'I Like My Chances'
Few long-shot congressional candidates will get as much attention this year as Randolph-Macon College professor Jack Trammell.
The Daily Beast
Cantor-Killer Flip Flopped on Education By Gideon Resnick
In a 2005 academic paper he co-authored, the Republican congressional nominee concluded that President Bush's education reform wasn't so bad.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Thought of the Day: Carry Me Back to Old Virginia
The claim by David Brat, an economics professor at Virginia's Randolph-Macon College, that his victory in last Tuesday's primary was because God intervened on his behalf, is obviously spurious.
Cantor's defeat marks new chapter in GOP civil war
Last Tuesday night, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's shocking loss at the hands of tea party challenger David Brat set the stage for further bloodletting in the ongoing GOP civil war.
Dave Brat Makes First Appearance Since Beating Eric Cantor
In his first public appearance since last week's primary victory against Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Dave Brat said Tuesday he was "hitting the ground running" in his general election campaign, with a message promoting "economic prosperity."
Volume 60, Issue 39: June 20, 2014
A cheap intervention that helps needy students with top grades apply to elite colleges won't fix higher education.