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  1. Could Democrats take Virginia's 7th district?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | The Economist

    FOUR years after his defeat of Eric Cantor, then the second most powerful Republican in the House of Representatives, in the primary for Virginia's 7th congressional district, Dave Brat has himself become the target of an uprising. National Democrats, energised by voters' distaste for President Donald Trump, have their sights on the seat, which was last won by a Democrat in 1963.

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  2. Dave Brat, Abigail Spanberger kick off 'toss-up' Congressional race with attack adsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Washington Times

    ... tracker of political money. Mr. Brat has cruised to double-digit wins since toppling then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a June 2014 primary, but political handicappers have labeled the race a "toss-up" as both sides jockey for position on the ...

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  3. Race remains the Trump CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | OpEdNews

    ... Repubs. just stay in line. (See for example the former House Republican Majority leader, the rightist Eric Cantor, who just happened to be not quite far-right enough on immigration [that is, he wanted to actually do something to solve some of its ...

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  4. Heading into the midterms, expect the polls to get it wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Boston.com

    ... insiders have also lost races that pollsters thought were uncompetitive. In 2014, House majority leader Eric Cantor was dethroned, just weeks after releasing an internal poll showing him ahead by 34 points. Earlier this summer, Congressman Mark ...

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  5. Fake political signs posted in heated Virginia Congressional raceRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... years ago after pulling off an upset in the GOP primary, snagging the nomination from then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. But he faces stiff head winds this year, given President Trump's unpopularity in the largely suburban district and the fact ...

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  6. Spanberger's records released because employee misunderstood requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | Powhatan Today

    ... classifies the race as "toss-up." Brat won the seat four years ago after beating then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the GOP primary, a stunning upset fueled by an ascendant tea party. But this year, Brat must contend with a strong challenge ...

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  7. Hill staffers: Spanberger's records released because employee misunderstood requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | The Washington Post

    ... classifies the race as "toss-up." Brat won the seat four years ago after beating then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the GOP primary, a stunning upset fueled by an ascendant tea party. But this year, Brat must contend with a strong challenge ...

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  8. Democrat Abigail Spanberger is running for Virginia 7th District...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | SFGate

    ... years ago after pulling off an upset in the GOP primary, snagging the nomination from then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. But he faces stiff head winds this year, given President Donald Trump's unpopularity in the largely suburban district and ...

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  9. Ex-CIA officer seeking Va. House seat says GOP obtained personnel file with sensitive dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... after pulling off a shocking upset in the GOP primary, snagging the nomination from then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor . But he faces stiff headwinds this year given President Donald Trump's unpopularity in the largely suburban district as well ...

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  10. Could Virginia's 7th district turn blue? Hotly contested race a 'toss-up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | NBC12

    The eyes of the nation are on Virginia's 7th Congressional district that covers parts of Henrico and Chesterfield, among others. Four years ago, Republican Dave Brat pulled off a major upset when he beat House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Republican primary.

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  11. Candidates Tout Careers in EspionageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    ... candidate himself not long ago, a Tea Party-backed insurgent who in 2014 defeated former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the GOP primary. Democrats are doing quite well in their effort to finance a congressional campaign, according to new ...

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  12. 8/10/2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Digby

    My Salon column this morning: The big earthquake of the 2018 primary season so far has been the unseating of powerful member of the Democratic House leader Joe Crowley by Alexandria Ocasio-Ortez in NY. This isn't a common occurrence, needless to say, but it does happen from time to time, most recently four years ago when an obscure economics professor named David Brat unseated GOP House leader and "young gun" Eric Cantor of Virginia.

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  13. Laura Ingraham's racist 'demographic changes' rant...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | The Raw Story

    The big earthquake of the 2018 primary season so far has been the unseating of powerful Democratic House leader Joe Crowley by 28-year-old democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Ortez in New York. This isn't a common occurrence, needless to say, but it does happen from time to time, most recently four years ago when an obscure economics professor named David Brat unseated GOP House leader and "young gun" Eric Cantor in Virginia.

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  14. Laura Ingraham's racist rant: Fueling fears of a changing America is GOP's midterm strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Salon

    ... four years ago when an obscure economics professor named David Brat unseated GOP House leader and "young gun" Eric Cantor in Virginia. At that time, much of the chattering class chalked the defeat up to "all politics is local," saying that Cantor ...

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  15. In Virginia, women form an insurgency to try to topple previous insurgent Dave BratRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2018 | Boston.com

    The Liberal Women of Chesterfield County did not exist when Representative Dave Brat, propelled by Tea Party-infused energy, shocked the Republican establishment in 2014 and defeated the House majority leader, Eric Cantor, in a primary triumph here that presaged even greater political upheaval two years later. Brat stunned Cantor, building an army of grass-roots supporters on the ground that was aided by such conservative commentators as Laura Ingraham and Mark Levin.

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  16. The Candidates Who Came in From the ColdRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    ... t candidate himself not long ago, a Tea Party-backed insurgent who in 2014 defeated former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the...

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  17. Big-time conservatives to fight Democrats' push to capture N.J....Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    ... eway Tunnel project; and Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., who drew national attention when he ousted House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., in the 2014 Republican primary.

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  18. In Virginia, Women Form an Insurgency to Try to Topple Republican Dave BratRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | The New York Times

    The Liberal Women of Chesterfield County did not exist when Representative Dave Brat, propelled by Tea Party-infused energy, shocked the Republican establishment in 2014 and defeated the House majority leader, Eric Cantor, in a primary triumph here that presaged even greater political upheaval two years later. Mr. Brat stunned Mr. Cantor, building an army of grass-roots supporters on the ground that was aided in the air by conservative commentators like Laura Ingraham and Mark Levin.

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  19. Total Loser: All The Candidates Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Townhall

    ... booting Rep. Jim Crowley in an upset primary win that mirrored the GOP's ouster of then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in 2014 by conservative insurgent Dave Brat. She's anti-Immigration and Customs Enforcement, pro-Medicare-for-All, housing for ...

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  20. Remember when House Republicans vowed to have 'zero tolerance' for ethics scandals?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | ThinkProgress

    Back in 2006, a series of financial, ethical, sexual scandals involving MZM, Jack Abramoff, and improper relationships with congressional pages was a key factor in House Republican' losing their majority . Eager to prove they had learned their lesson, then-Rep. Eric Cantor vowed in 2010 that if the GOP won back the majority, he and his conference would ensure the highest possible ethical standards.

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