Ted Cruz’s Staff Seems Pretty Excited That Eric Cantor Lost

“Is DC listening yet?”

1. Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in stunning fashion Tuesday night to tea party challenger Dave Brat.

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2. And Sen. Ted Cruz’s staff appears to be pretty celebratory on Twitter in response. The senator and the majority leader have clashed before, most notably over Obamacare. Here are tweets from three top staffers.

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3. Cruz’s speechwriter and senior communications adviser:

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4. Cruz’s chief of staff:

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5. Cruz’s press secretary, responding to a tweet from Erick Erickson on stories about the “Tea Party dying” in the mainstream media:

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Katherine Miller is the political editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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