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Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

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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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, University of Georgia, Public Relations, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

VDARE

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Switched

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Allen West, Immigration Reform, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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Related Topix: Hailey, ID, Richmond (San Francisco, CA), Theater, Arts

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Coast Reporter

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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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ashland, VA, Tsunami, Natural Disasters

Brandon Sun

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.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Switched

Mike Huckabee Endorses Lamar Alexander

"He's been your governor, university president, America's secretary of education.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Mike Huckabee, Immigration Reform, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives

Wed Jun 25, 2014

News Max

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Style Weekly

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, George Allen, US Senate, Republican, Virginia, US Governors, Tim Kaine

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.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Tea Party, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Daily Kos

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Ashland, VA, US Politics, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Detroit News

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, Tea Party, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Opinion

PennLive.com

PROGNOSTICATORS

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Richmond, VA

Washington Examiner

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.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Digital Game Developer

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Breitbart.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform

The Hill

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, John Boehner, Representative Kevin McCarthy

Switched

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."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

Chronicle.com

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.

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Related Topix: Texas, University of Texas at Arlington

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