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Dave Brat Defeats Jack Trammell In Race To Replace Eric Cantor In Congress

Republican Dave Brat TKTK against his Democratic opponent Jack Trammell in the midterm election for Virginia's 7th congressional district.

Brat made headlines in June when he defeated then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) in a GOP primary election. Brat called the win "a miracle," attributing the win to God.

It was the first time in history a sitting majority leader was defeated in a primary election. Shortly after his primary loss, Cantor stepped down as majority leader.

Below, live updates on midterm news from around the nation:

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