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  • VIDEO --- WEX Backstory: Dave Brat examined

    Dave Brat made national headlines earlier this month when he unseated incumbent House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

  • Dave Brat doesn't have a 23-year-old campaign manager anymore

    Dave Brat has a new campaign manager, and she's an Eric Cantor alum.

  • This swing state's internal political fights are changing Congress

    If there's one lesson from the past week, it's that inside-baseball Virginia political fights can have mammoth national implications. Virginia Republicans disagree on the depth and breadth of their divisions. But there's one interesting point of consensus, and it's that Ed Gillespie is a...

  • Wrong lessons from Eric Cantor defeat

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat this week is being widely touted as a warning to Republicans contemplating immigration reform. The popular narrative has it that because Cantor's opponent, Dave Brat, is a hard-line immigration opponent who accused Cantor of being "pro-amnesty,"...

  • The surprising thing that Thad Cochran didn't know happened this week

    In light of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's stunning defeat in a Republican primary this week, national Republicans have looked with renewed concern toward Mississippi, where another incumbent, Sen. Thad Cochran, is facing an existential threat from an insurgent challenger in a primary...

  • Dave Brat effect? How the Virginia primary could affect other races

    Other congressional candidates challenging strong incumbents hope that they can tap into the wave of optimism that surged through Tea Partiers this week in the wake of Brat's win over Eric Cantor.



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