Dr. David Brat claimed victory over incumbent Eric Cantor in the primaries, beat out Democratic challenger Jack Trammell Tuesday.
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Political pundits nationwide have their eyes on this mild-mannered Randolph-Macon professor.
The House Majority Leader loses to Tea Party candidate David Brat.
Rep. Eric Cantor will have competition this fall. A democratic candidate has emerged, eager to take on the Republican House Majority Leader. And on Friday, September 28th, the two will have a debate.
For Wayne Powell, Virginia’s 7th Congressional District “isn’t personal, it’s Cantor.” Powell, 62, is challenging Republican incumbent Eric Cantor of Henrico County for his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Powell is one of the three candidates running for the spot on the Democratic ballot this fall.
Saturday’s protest featured the presence of both Capitol Police and Virginia State Police. Many people are criticizing both police forces for what they see as an overuse of police manpower and tactics, despite 30 arrests that were made. Captain Goodloe of the Capitol Police addresses these concerns and defends how the police responded