10 big political upsets

Published On: Oct 24 2011 10:46:05 AM PDT   Updated On: Oct 04 2016 06:00:03 AM PDT

Take a look at 10 surprising political upsets in recent history, according to Newsweek.

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost to a political unknown in Virginia's GOP primary in 2014, a stunning upset for the 13-year congressman poised to become the next House speaker. Take a look at 10 other surprising political upsets in recent history, according to Newsweek.

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