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Cantor’s Richmond Office Shot At

A rising star, the House’s only Jewish Republican

Marc Tracy
March 25, 2010
Cantor today.(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Cantor today.(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

No news beyond the basic facts of it yet, but the campaign office of Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Virginia) in Richmond was shot at Monday morning; the bullet went through a window. Cantor, the House Minority Whip, is the only Jewish Republican in the House or the Senate. Several Democratic legislators have received death threats in the wake of the health care law’s passage, which they supported; Cantor, of course, was staunchly opposed.

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.