This blog is used for Mr. Massey's classes to explore current issues and events.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Cantor has been a Republican from Virginia in the House of Representatives. While he has been leader of the Minority Leader of the House. In a surprise result, Cantor lost in a Republican primary to a Tea Party candidate. His loss was a surprise as some polls had showed him ahead by 30 points, and Cantor outspent his opponent by 40-1 margin. After losing the primary, Cantor shortly after resigned from the House.