Meet Tea Party-backed, economics professor and congressional candidate, Dave Brat, 7th District, Virginia, for U.S. Congress. Dave victoriously accomplished a stunning upset over House majority leader, Eric Cantor, whom constituents accused for being insufficiently conservative. In this episode Dave talks one-on-one about his campaign platform for securing the 7th District congressional seat with, “The REALLY Real, Deal’s” Brother Craig and more. A product of the rural Midwest, Dave Brat learned the value of faith, family, and a strong work ethic at a young age, and he was determined to get an education that would empower him to help others reach their economic potential. A Princeton Theological Seminary graduate with a Master’s Degree in Divinity and a Ph.D. in Economics from the American University, Dave’s education has led him to a career serving the people of the Commonwealth. In 1996, Dave and his wife Laura moved to Henrico and he began teaching economics and ethics at Randolph-Macon College where he has chaired the Economics and Business Department for the past 6 years. Dave has served two governors on the Joint Advisory Board of Economists and served on the Richmond Metropolitan Authority, the Great Aspirations Scholarship Program, and on the VACO OPEB Investment Board. Dave’s economic expertise led him to be elected to president of the Virginia Association of Economists, and the governor appointment to the Virginia Board of Accountancy. Connect to this insightful conversation and get acquainted with candidate, Dave Brat, and be sure to pass it around and share it with a friend. You can learn more about Dave Brat at http://davebrat.com/.
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