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Eric Cantor set to resign from Congress in August, he says
Eric Cantor set to resign from Congress in August, he says

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced Thursday he intends to resign from Congress in August following his surprising defeat in the June primary. In an exclusive interview with his hometown newspaper, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Cantor  said he would resign his seat in the House of Representatives effective Aug. 18. "I want to make sure that the constituents in the 7th District will have a voice in what will be a very consequential lame-duck session," Cantor told the Times-Dispatch. Cantor made the announcement to the newspaper just hours after he stepped down as House majority leader. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe was asked by Cantor to hold a...

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