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10:05 PM ET, June 10, 2014

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Jake Sherman / Politico:
CANTOR LOSES  —  RICHMOND, Va. — It wasn't enough that Eric Cantor spent $1 million in the weeks leading up to the election, when his conservative foe hardly had $100,000 in his campaign coffers.  —  It didn't matter that the House majority leader, 51, branded Dave Brat a liberal hack …
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Robert Costa / Washington Post:
Eric Cantor succumbs to tea party challenger Tuesday  —  In a stunning upset propelled by tea party activists, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) was defeated in Tuesday's congressional primary, with insurgent David Brat delivering an unpredicted and devastating loss to the second …
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
Eric Cantor Loses To Tea Party Primary Challenger  —  House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-VA) lost to tea party primary challenger David Brat in the Republican primary on Tuesday.  —  The race was called at about 8:05 p.m. Cantor lost to primary challenger David Brat.
Discussion: Hit & Run
Alan Suderman / Associated Press:
HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER CANTOR DEFEATED IN PRIMARY  —  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in his Republican primary election Tuesday to a little-known economics professor, a stunning upset for the GOP's No. 2 in the House and a major victory for the tea party.
Discussion: Vox Popoli and The Mahablog
Sean Sullivan / Washington Post:
For Sen. Lindsey Graham, 50 percent is the only number that matters today  —  Voters head to the polls today in six states to cast ballots in a the latest round of primary and runoff elections in the heart of nominating season.  The marquee congressional contest is in South Carolina …
Katherine Miller / BuzzFeed:
Ted Cruz's Staff Seems Pretty Excited On Twitter That Eric Cantor Lost
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
Eric Cantor Defeated by Dave Brat, Tea Party Challenger, in Primary Upset
Discussion: The Dish
Shushannah Walshe / ABC News:
Eric Cantor Loses Primary to Tea Party Challenger In Huge Upset
Discussion: susiemadrak.com
Fox News:
Cantor upset in Virginia GOP primary by Tea Party backed challenger
Discussion: Fox News Insider
Philip Elliott / Associated Press:
News Guide: Primary Elections Tuesday in 6 States
Discussion: Politico
Lauren French / Politico:
House passes VA bill
Discussion: Washington Monthly and CNN
Jack Fitzpatrick / NationalJournal.com:
Eric Cantor's Unusually Expensive, Surprisingly Negative Primary Campaign
Washington Post:
One way to end violence against women?  Married dads.  —  The data show that #yesallwomen would be safer with fewer boyfriends around their kids.  —  The dramatic social media response to the UC-Santa Barbara shooting, captured by the hashtag #YesAllWomen, underlined an important and unpleasant truth …
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Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
WaPo Editorial Page Goes Neanderthal For Second Time In A Week  —  On Tuesday, the Washington Post published a piece by two academics arguing that women would be safer from sexual assaults if they themselves were married or had married fathers.  —  The Post originally published the piece in its …
ThinkProgress:
All Of The Things Women Are Supposed To Do To Prevent Rape
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
ABC News's Diane Sawyer destroys Hillary Rodham Clinton on Benghazi  —  A standard defense for Hillary Rodham Clinton when facing questions about Benghazi, Libya, has been to cite her commissioning of a report from the State Department's Accountability Review Board (ARB) …
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Eun Kyung Kim / Today:
Hillary Clinton: I refused to ‘attack’ Palin for ‘being a woman’
Shushannah Walshe / ABC News:
Why Hillary Clinton Wouldn't Attack Palin ‘For Being A Woman’
Discussion: ABC News and Talking Points Memo
Jennifer Medina / New York Times:
Judge Rejects Teacher Tenure for California  —  LOS ANGELES — A California judge ruled Tuesday that teacher tenure laws deprive students of their right to an education under the state Constitution and violate their civil rights.  The decision hands teachers' unions a major defeat in a landmark case …
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Stephanie Simon / Politico:
Huge loss for teachers unions in California case  —  A court ruling on Tuesday striking down job protections for teachers in California is a big blow to unions — and will likely fuel political movements across the nation to eliminate teacher tenure.  —  Los Angeles Superior Court Judge …
KOIN-TV:
Student, shooter dead at Reynolds High School  —  TROUTDALE, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Troutdale police have identified the student killed in the shooting at Reynolds High School student Tuesday morning as a 14-year-old freshman.  —  Emilio Hoffman, a freshman soccer player at Reynolds High School, is one of two dead (Instagram)
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CNN:
Student, suspect killed at school  —  The student killed in Oregon's school shooting has been identified as 14-year-old Emilio Hoffman, a freshman at Reynolds High School.  The shooter entered the building that houses the school gym, Troutdale Police Department Chief Scott Anderson told reporters.
Hayes Brown / ThinkProgress:
One Of The World's Scariest Terrorist Groups Now Controls Major City In Iraq  —  ISIS fighters in Fallujah, the first city the group captured  —  A terrorist group that al Qaeda has deemed too radical and unpredictable now controls the second largest city in Iraq as of Tuesday …
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Geoff Pender / The Clarion-Ledger:
Cochran goes on offensive, calls McDaniel “an extremist,” “dangerous”  —  After months of milquetoast statements and letting surrogates do any campaign trash talking, incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran went on the offensive in Hattiesburg on Tuesday, calling his opponent Chris McDaniel …
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Robert Costa / Washington Post:
In Mississippi, Senate hopeful Chris McDaniel embodies what the GOP fears about the tea party
Discussion: Daily Kos and The Daily Caller
CNN:
Right-wing extremists strike again  —  Shootings in Las Vegas … (CNN) — On Sunday, Jerad and Amanda Miller, a married couple, allegedly killed two police officers in an ambush at a Las Vegas pizza restaurant and then murdered another person in an adjacent Walmart.
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Michael Paulson / New York Times:
Colleges and Evangelicals Collide on Bias Policy  —  BRUNSWICK, Me.  — For 40 years, evangelicals at Bowdoin College have gathered periodically to study the Bible together, to pray and to worship.  They are a tiny minority on the liberal arts college campus, but they have been a part …
Todd J. Gillman / Trail Blazers Blog:
No, Canada: Sen. Ted Cruz has formally shed his dual citizenship  —  Sen. Ted Cruz at the Texas GOP Convention in Fort Worth last Friday.  (AP Photo/Rex C. Curry)  —  Alberta-born Sen. Ted Cruz has given up his Canadian dual citizenship.  The renunciation became official on May 14 …
Discussion: Politico, Mediaite, OnPolitics and The Week
 
 
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