10 big political upsets

Published On: Oct 24 2011 10:46:05 AM PDT   Updated On: Jun 02 2014 11:32:03 AM PDT

Eric Cantor's stunning loss in Virginia's GOP primary is among the biggest political upsets in history.

James Buckley
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James Buckley (pictured), brother of famous conservative William F. Buckley Jr., pulled off an upset to take Charles Goodell's U.S. Senate seat in 1970. James Buckley was the only member of the Conservative Party to be elected to the Senate.

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