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Is Dave Brat suddenly afraid to debate?

Dave Brat was frustrated when powerful House Republican leader Eric Cantor seemed to be avoiding his requests for a debate during their congressional nomination race.


Robert Sarvis responds to Family Research Council PAC endorsement

Robert Sarvis, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, released the following statement after the Family Research Council Action PAC announced its endorsement of Republican Ed Gillespie for U.S. Senate.


Eric Cantor to resign from Congress Aug. 18

Seventh District Republican Congressman Eric Cantor, after his shocking upset loss in a June party primary, is resigning his seat effective Aug. 18 and is asking Gov. Terry McAuliffe to call a special election to fill the seat.


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Dave Brat raises $400K for congressional campaign

Seventh District Republican congressional candidate Dave Brat announced today that his campaign has raised nearly $400,000 in the 40 days ended June 30th, with the bulk of those dollars coming from 4673 individual donors.


Andy Schmookler: We see now more clearly all that the Supreme Court stole from the American people in Bush v. Gore

The decision in Bush v. Gore was so disgraceful on the face of it that the Court itself warned against using its “reasoning” in other cases. The five conservative justices elected Bush president.


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Dave Brat announces communications director, schedule

Dave Brat, Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s 7th District, announced Monday his public calendar for this week as well as his communications director.


Chris Graham: Eric Cantor lost to a sixteen

Think of Eric Cantor as a #1 seed, Dave Brat as a #16 seed, the primary as the opening game of an NCAA Tournament, and what that means in March.


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Dave Brat: Thank you

What more can I say than thank you to the men and women who share my beliefs in our Constitution and the greatness of this country. The same people who founded our country shared these beliefs as well – that America can and will be great.


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John O’Bannon: Statement on Eric Cantor primary defeat

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was my immediate predecessor as Delegate for the 73rd District. I have known Eric and the entire Cantor family for decades.


Stunner! Eric Cantor loses Republican primary, ousted from Congress

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., lost his battle with Randolph-Macon economics professor Dave Brat for re-nomination to the ballot in the Seventh Congressional District in Virginia Tuesday, a political stunner that sent shock waves down both sides of the aisle.


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Dave Brat blasts Eric Cantor for humanitarian crisis

The crisis at the border is growing every minute, every hour, every day. No House Congressman has done more to encourage illegal immigration than Eric Cantor, who claims amnesty is required by the “the great founding principles of our nation.”


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Dave Brat: A vote for Eric Cantor is a vote for amnesty

Eric Cantor has repeatedly – over and over and over again – promised citizenship for those who illegally enter our country.


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Dave Brat campaign claims momentum after Laura Ingraham rally

Last night, at a standing room only rally headlined by conservative radio and TV host Laura Ingraham, Dave Brat received a raucous welcome from more than 660 constituents from all counties of the Seventh Congressional District.


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Radio host Laura Ingraham to host rally for Dave Brat

The Dave Brat Seventh District Republican nomination campaign is looking for a boost from a guest appearance by nationally syndicated conservative radio and TV host Laura Ingraham.


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Dave Brat: Eric Cantor is pro-amnesty

Congressman Gutiérrez is here to set up a great deception that will allow Eric Cantor to claim he is opposed to amnesty, at the eleventh hour, just two weeks prior to the primary on June 10th.


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Dave Brat: Eric Cantor flip-flops on immigration, amnesty

Eric Cantor is displaying textbook election year politics – the hallmark of a career politician. Where has Eric been on amnesty? He has repeatedly supported measures designed to legalize those who are here illegally. That is amnesty in the purest form.


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Former WRVA host to moderate Seventh District GOP event

Former WRVA host Doc Thompson will moderate a debate of sorts in the Seventh District Republican primary race between challenger Dave Brat and possibly including Congressman Eric Cantor.


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Dave Brat: Eric Cantor fails to lead on Benghazi

The Benghazi attack on September 11, 2012 was an egregious assault by terrorists against our embassy that resulted in the death of four Americans.


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Dave Brat calls for investigation into hiring tied to Eric Cantor

Seventh District Republican congressional nomination candidate Dave Brat responded today to the breaking news that the Republican Party of Virginia has hired a political operative as executive director whose firm is apparently under contract with incumbent Congressman Eric Cantor.