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Republican Congressman and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was the recipient of anti-semitic slurs and threats on his family.
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Republican Congressman and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was the recipient of anti-semitic slurs and threats on his family.

The FBI says a man from Tennessee has been charged with threatening the family of Virginia Congressman and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

62-year-old Glendon Swift is accused of leaving two voicemail messages at Cantor's office in suburban Richmond last Thursday. The caller reportedly used an anti-semitic slur and said he was going to destroy the Majority Leader, rape his daughter and kill his wife.]

The FBI says Swift was arrested yesterday. He made a preliminary appearance before a U.S. Magistrate judge in Knoxville Thursday. He faces a maximum of 10 years in prison if convicted.

A Cantor spokeswoman said the congressman had no comment on the threats.

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