Amnesty Defeated? Eric Cantor to Step Down

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APphoto_Virginia Primary Dave Brat (pictured) defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Tuesday’s Republican primary.

Following a historic–and crushing–primary defeat to Tea Party challenger Dave Brat, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will step down from his position near the end of July. The decision apparently seeks to blunt the “chaos” that was unleashed yesterday when Brat shocked the political world. Cantor had been polling 20, 30, and even 40 points ahead of Brat for the duration of the campaign.

Cantor is also one of the primary voices calling for sweeping changes to the immigration system that may bring some version of amnesty. However, at least one source says that immigration reform died with Cantor’s loss, which would be a tremendous victory for the conservative movement.

Eric Cantor’s loss…

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