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11:15 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 …
Katherine Miller / BuzzFeed:
Ted Cruz's Staff Seems Pretty Excited That Eric Cantor Lost  —  “Is DC listening yet?”  —  Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in stunning fashion Tuesday night to tea party challenger Dave Brat.  —  Lucas Jackson / Reuters / Reuters  —  View Entire List ›
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
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: Business Insider and 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: Politico, Vox Popoli and The Mahablog
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Open thread: Tonight's the night we retire Eric Cantor and Lindsey Graham; Update: Cantor in deep trouble early; Update: Cantor loses?  Update: AP calls it for Dave Brat  —  I know that headline's egregiously incorrect, I just ... wanted to experience it.  Just once.
Fox News:
Cantor upset in Virginia GOP primary by Tea Party backed challenger  —  House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Virginia, at the Siemens Energy Hub in Charlotte, N.C.  —  In a stunning upset, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost the GOP Virginia primary Tuesday night to Dave Brat, an economics professor and political novice.
Discussion: NewsBusters and Fox News Insider
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 …
Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
Eric Cantor Defeated by Dave Brat, Tea Party Challenger, in Primary Upset  —  WASHINGTON — In one of the most stunning primary election upsets in congressional history, the House majority leader, Eric Cantor, Republican of Virginia, was soundly defeated on Tuesday by a Tea Party-backed economics professor …
Discussion: The Dish
John Parkinson / ABC News:
Meet The Tea Party Challenger Who Took Down Eric Cantor
Discussion: ABC News and The PJ Tatler
Paul Mirengoff / Power Line:   Eric Cantor defeated — amnesty suspected
Jonathan Martin / New York Times:   Lindsey Graham Wins Big Over Tea Party Challenger
Philip Elliott / Associated Press:
News Guide: Primary Elections Tuesday in 6 States
Discussion: Politico
Jack Fitzpatrick / NationalJournal.com:
Eric Cantor's Unusually Expensive, Surprisingly Negative Primary Campaign
Shushannah Walshe / ABC News:
Eric Cantor Loses Primary to Tea Party Challenger In Huge Upset
Discussion: ABC News and susiemadrak.com
Washington Monthly:
The Big Lobotomy  —  Last September, as they scrambled to decide …
Discussion: Booman Tribune
Lauren French / Politico:
House passes VA bill
Discussion: CNN and Washington Monthly
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
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:
California teachers unions lose big in court
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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Andrew Kirell / Mediaite:
MSNBC the Least Trusted TV News Source Among All Americans  —  Every news network likes to claim the mantle of “the most trusted name in news,” and a new Brookings and Public Religion Research Institute poll seeks to demonstrate who actually does and does not deserve that claim.
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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Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
Obama after 2016: ‘On a beach’  —  President Barack Obama's post-White House plans include serious work to reach out to young people, he said Tuesday — but first, he'll get in some time in the sand.  —  As soon as the next president is sworn in, Obama plans to be “on a beach somewhere …
Discussion: Hot Air
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Darlene Superville / Associated Press:
Obama Leaves White House for Lunch With Duncan
Discussion: CNN
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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