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VaNews for 2014 US Representative - District 7 - Regular General and 2014 US Representative - District 7 - Regular Primary


Q&A with Cantor and Brat

By OLYMPIA MEOLA, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Tuesday’s primary for the Republican nomination in the 7th Congressional District will bring to a close a battle between House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and challenger Dave Brat, an economist from Henrico County. They have clashed over the airwaves and in fliers blanketing the district that stretches from suburban Richmond to Culpeper.

VaNews June 9, 2014


Ingraham attends Henrico rally for Brat

By OLYMPIA MEOLA, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Dave Brat drew some star power Tuesday night in the final week of his bid to beat House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the 7th Congressional District’s Republican primary. Laura Ingraham, a conservative radio talk show host, author and political commentator, attended a Brat rally at a country club in Cantor’s Glen Allen neighborhood in Henrico County.

VaNews June 4, 2014


Right, left rip Cantor on immigration

By OLYMPIA MEOLA, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

The national immigration debate landed on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s home turf Wednesday as advocates on the right and the left hammered him during events at the state Capitol. Increasingly, the 7th District Republican has become a focus of the immigration debate nationally. Reform advocates see him as an “obstacle” to progress while his district primary opponent accuses Cantor of supporting amnesty.

VaNews May 29, 2014