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Rep. Eric Cantor talks about Virginia Tech on House floor

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Posted at 1:51 PM, Dec 09, 2011
and last updated 2012-02-23 15:06:12-05

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTVR) - House Majority Leader Congressman Eric Cantor released the following statement upon learning of the shooting at Virginia Tech:

"We are all saddened and stunned to hear about the tragedy at Virginia Tech today.  Such violence is never easy to explain, and cuts to our core - especially on a campus that has experienced such grief in the past.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, their families and the entire Hokie Community.  We also pray for the law enforcement officials who are risking their own lives to keep the Virginia Tech campus safe."