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<p>Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) delivers a concession speech in Richmond with wife Diana at his side.</p>

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) delivers a concession speech in Richmond with wife Diana at his side.

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Cantor defeat sends shockwaves across politico universe

Dems: Tea party takes down one of their own

In a shocking political defeat guaranteed to upend Republican Party politics, Cantor, who has represented the 7th District of Virginia in Congress for 14 years, lost his primary election Tuesday to a tea party newcomer who hammered him for backing aspects of immigration reform.