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Eric Cantor's Collapse: What Happened?

In some ways, the House majority leader is the most significant Republican incumbent ousted in a primary since the intraparty rebellion by conservative hardliners began five years ago.
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Meet David Brat, The Giant-Killer Who Knocked Off Eric Cantor

The man who rocked the political world is a 52-year-old "free-market, Milton Friedman economist." While Virginia GOP Rep. Eric Cantor tried to paint Brat as a liberal, in reality he's anything but.
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College Colleagues Will Face Off For Eric Cantor's Seat

Two professors at Virginia's Randolph-Macon College find themselves in an unexpected position: facing each other in November for a seat in Congress.
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Rules Force Washington To Cut Emissions More Than Other States

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced strict new carbon emissions regulations. Washington state has the largest reduction target — about 72 percent overall.
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Community Sourced Capital Connects Businesses With Local Funds

Banks aren't always the right fit for small businesses. Local branches of the Seattle startup called Community Sourced Capital hook up small businesses with local residents as a loan source.
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Clevelanders Discuss Replacing Sin Tax With Win Tax

Voters in the Cleveland area renewed a tax on alcohol and cigarettes to fund upgrades to professional sports stadiums. A new proposal would require teams to compete for that money by playing better.
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College For Free: Tulsa's Radical Idea

The city is investing big in its kids, and other cities and states are taking notes.
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Hillary Clinton Refines Her Benghazi Response

As Hillary Clinton contemplates a 2016 presidential run, it's clear she'll need to answer Benghazi questions in a way that neutralizes conservative attacks and avoids politicizing the issue.
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In A Standoff With Montana Officials, The Justice Department Blinks

Two years ago, the Missoula county attorney defied the DOJ's efforts to force his office to change the way it handles sexual assault cases. Today, the county won a partial victory.
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Anchor Recovered In Puget Sound May Have Been Lost In 1792

Two amateur artifact hunters have managed to raise a 900-pound anchor to the surface that they believe was lost 222 years ago by one of Capt. George Vancouver's ships.

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