Comments for: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor falls to tea party challenger in Virginia primary

Posted June 10, 2014, at 8:22 p.m.
Last modified June 10, 2014, at 11:25 p.m.

In a stunning upset propelled by tea party activists, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Virginia, was defeated in Tuesday’s congressional primary, with insurgent David Brat delivering an unpredicted and devastating loss to the second most powerful Republican in the House who has widely been touted as a future speaker. The …

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