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  1. HUFFPOLLSTER: Why Did Eric Cantor's Polling Get It So Wrong?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Switched

    ... has gotten many races wrong in the past two years. In Virginia, it had Mitt Romney and U.S. Senate hopeful George Allen winning their 2012 races easily. Both Republicans lost by a significant margin." [ 538 , McLaughlin's track record via Daily Kos ...

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  2. David Brat's win against Eric Cantor shakes Virginia politics, too | With VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... sympathy for Brat, who was otherwise a complete unknown." Conservative activist Jamie Radtke, who challenged George Allen for the GOP Senate nomination in 2012, said the big reason for Brat's victory was the turnout by grassroots Republican ...

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  3. Eric Cantor's Polling Firm Takes HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... Romney went on to lose, 51 percent to 47 percent. Also that year, the firm had surveys that showed former Sen. George Allen, R-Va., leading now-Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., 47 percent to 44 percent, in October. Kaine went on to defeat Allen, 53 percent to ...

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  4. All Opinions Are Local: Does Cantor's defeat kill Virginia's Medicaid expansion?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... all the polls saying that Cantor had a sure landslide. But even if he got 60 percent - roughly the same margin George Allen won in the 7th District in the 2012 GOP Senate primary against weak opposition - would this be seen by other Virginia ...

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  5. GOP earthquake, Paula Deen's comeback: Today's top momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | USA Today

    ... run for office, during the elections that swept Republicans into power for the first time in four decades. Sen. George Allen, R-Va., left, concedes to Jim Webb, D-Va., on Nov. 9, 2006, in Vienna, Va. Allen, then considered a potential 2008 ...

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  6. Rep. Eric Cantor's 'apocalyptic' loss in Virginia GOP primary: What they're sayingRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    ... has gotten many races wrong in the past two years. In Virginia, it had Mitt Romney and U.S. Senate hopeful George Allen winning their 2012 races easily. Both Republicans lost by a significant margin. After an earthquake, scientists seek to piece its ...

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  7. Ap Photos: Cantor loss adds to Congress upsetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    ... super majority in the Senate. (File, AP / AP) In this combination of Associated Press file photos Sen. George Allen, R-Va., left, concedes in Alexandria, Va. Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, and right, Jim Webb, D-Va., gestures during remarks at an election ...

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  8. A look at surprising election defeatsA look at surprising election...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | USA Today

    ... run for office, during the elections that swept Republicans into power for the first time in four decades. Sen. George Allen, R-Va., left, concedes to Jim Webb, D-Va., on Nov. 9, 2006, in Vienna, Va. Allen, then considered a potential 2008 ...

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  9. Eric Cantor's Pollster Got Paid $75,000 To Be Wrong By 44 PointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Gawker

    ... time being really, really bad at the one job he has to do. In 2012 , he predicted Senate wins by silver-spooner George Allen and Richard " Rape Pregnancy Is a Gift From God " Mourdock, both of whom got thoroughly humbled at the polls. He also ...

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  10. Former lieutenant governor wins more than 45 percent of votes in crowded fieldRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    ... originally elected along with Democratic Gov. Doug Wilder and then re-elected in 1993 when Republican Gov. George Allen was elected. Beyer remained active in Democratic politics after losing his bid for governor in 1997 to Republican Jim Gilmore, ...

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  11. The Steep Drop in Cantor's Primary Vote Total from 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | National Review Online

    ... Brat this cycle. Note that in 2012 there was a contested, if not quite competitive, GOP Senate primary, where George Allen beat Jamie Radtke. In the 7th Congressional District that year, 77,169 votes were cast in the Senate primary, and only 47,037 ...

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  12. Cantor loss adds to Congress upsetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... the House's longest serving member. Photo: File, AP In this combination of Associated Press file photos Sen. George Allen, R-Va., left, concedes in Alexandria, Va. Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, and right, Jim Webb, D-Va., gestures during remarks at an ...

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  13. Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: David Brat (who?) beats Eric Cantor, those inside the Beltway stunnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... deciding they saw the Cantor loss coming all along. Cantor's loss is part of awful 2 yrs for Va GOP: George Allen loses, Obama wins state 2x, McDonnells indicted, Dem sweep last yr. I'm being attacked for this but David @Redistrict Wasserman says ...

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  14. Brasch WordsBANNING the First AmendmentRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... him began with an incident in Virginia in 1996, when a slur against an Indian-American - a "macaca," as Sen. George Allen called a videoographer working for an opponent - went viral on YouTube wrecked Allen's campaign and Senate career. Video ...

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  15. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe takes officeRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2014 | WUSA9.com

    ... audience were six former Virginia Governors, the outgoing Bob McDonnell, Chuck Robb, Doug Wilder, Mark Warner, George Allen and Tim Kaine. Speaker Bill Howell presented the new Governor, " I have the honor of present to the sovereign people of ...

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  16. Oliver North: 'Jim Webb Would Make A Great President'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    ... the Iraq war, he entered Virginia's U.S. Senate race in 2006 and scored an upset win over incumbent Republican George Allen. When Hewitt pressed North on whether he thinks Webb should run, North didn't explicitly answer the question, but he did pay ...

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  17. Ryan's run: Republicans ralaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2012 | The Hook

    ... who's running for U.S. Senate, needs their votes, too. Before Ryan's arrival, Allen displays her Wahoos for George Allen bumper sticker to U.S. Representative Robert Hurt, state Senator Bryce Reeves, and Delegate Rob Bell. The last time Republicans ...

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  18. George Allen: Reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank is a no-brainerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    ... while returning billions to the United States without costing taxpayers a dime, is one to be cherished. George Allen was Republican governor of Virginia from 1994-98 and represented the state in the U.S. Senate from 2001-07. Thinking of submitting ...

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  19. Jim Webb Is Hillary's Dream 2016 OpponentRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Commentary Magazine

    ... embraced him for his anti-war fervor because of his Reaganite tendencies as much as in spite of them. Had George Allen not imploded with his "macaca" gaffe it's doubtful Webb would have had a chance, but the Democratic midterm landslide that year ...

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  20. Brasch WordsBANNING the First AmendmentRead the original story

    May 31, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... him began with an incident in Virginia in 1996, when a slur against an Indian-American - a "macaca," as Sen. George Allen called a videoographer working for an opponent - went viral on YouTube wrecked Allen's campaign and Senate career. Video ...

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