(NBC News) The second-highest ranking Republican in The House will soon be out of a job.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his party's primary Tuesday.
Cantor lost to a relatively unknown Tea Party candidate Dave Brat by a stunning margin. The ripples from this defeat will be felt far beyond Henrico County, Virginia, and is proof that the Tea Party still packs a punch.
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