House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA, 7th congressional district) prepares to be interviewed by CBS News at Republican U.S. Senate candidate and former Virginia Governor George Allen's election night party event at the Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA, 7th congressional district) prepares to be interviewed by CBS News at Republican U.S. Senate candidate and former Virginia Governor George Allen's election night party event at the Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)