The Republican primary loss of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., on Tuesday stunned the political world. Here are a few of the fact checks our colleagues at PolitiFact Virginia did from his race.
So thorough was Brat's victory that he won 53 percent of the vote in Henrico County -- Cantor's home and an area he has reresented either in the state legislature or Congress since 1992.
PolitiFact Virginia looked at a number claims made during the Brat-Cantor primary. Here's what we found:
When House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., was asked whether he agreed with Rick Perry about Social Security being a Ponzi scheme, it created a firestorm.
We took a closer look at what was said.