UPDATE: GOP in “Chaos” after Tea Party Defeats Majority Leader

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John Boehner, Paul Ryan, Eric Cantor, Kevin McCarthy, Jeb Hensarling

Dave Brat’s historic victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has sent shockwaves through the Republican establishment ranks, and the leadership held closed door meetings long into the night in order to sort out the future of the House’s leadership. Robert Costa, reporter for The Washington Post, has been closely following developments.

Cantor was considered next-in-line for the Speaker of the House, the most prominent position in Congress. Instead, he became the first House Majority Leader in American history to lose his primary.

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