House Majority Leader Eric Cantor defeated in Republican primary, projections say

www.npr.org Published: June 10, 2014
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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has lost his Republican primary in Virginia's 7th congressional district to tea party challenger David Brat — a stunning upset that will re-write the leadership of the chamber's GOP leadership.

With 209 of 243 precincts reporting Brat, an economics professor, was leading Cantor by . The Associated Press and CNN projected Brat as the winner.


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