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Eric Cantor's loss is the first time a House majority leader has failed to win renomination

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Eric Cantor's loss is the first time a House majority leader has failed to win renomination

Last night Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was defeated by a Tea Party backed opponent in Virginia, which is the first time since 1899 that a majority leader failed to win renomination. Steve Tucker, coordinator for the Chicago Tea Party, joins us to discuss Cantor's defeat and the state of conservative politics. Photo Credit: Flickr/Giarc80HC

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