Cantor cancels speech after stunning defeat

Greg Nash

Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has cancelled his speech tomorrow morning before the National Association of Manufacturers, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) will take his place, according to the source. No other details or explanation was given.

Cantor lost in a stunning political primary upset on Tuesday to David Brat, an economics professor.