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.
Labrador to Post: “comprehensive immigration reform is dead. It is over and this seals it shut.”
— Robert Costa (@costareports) June 11, 2014
Eric Cantor’s loss…
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