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House Majority Leader Cantor Loses Republican Primary to Tea Party Candidate

U.S. Representative Eric Cantor, the majority leader of the Republican-controlled House, suffered a shocking defeat in a primary ((preliminary)) race for re-election to his congressional seat in ((the southeastern U.S. state of)) Virginia Tuesday. Cantor was soundly beaten by David Brat, an economics professor at a small college who was backed by the ultraconservative Tea Party movement.   "The reason we won this campaign, if there's just one reason, that's because...

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