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House leader Cantor falls to Tea Party rival in Virginia

Posted: June 11, 2014 at 5:46 a.m.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (right) is congratulated Tuesday night by his former college roommate, Billy Strickland, after winning the South Carolina Republican Senate primary.

In one of several primary races across the country, U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his re-election bid Tuesday, falling to Tea Party challenger David Brat in Virginia.

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