The Cooter Effect: Did Ben Jones Help Unseat Eric Cantor?

News & Features Bill Chappell · ·
Former Rep. Ben Jones, a Democrat, wrote an open letter calling on voters to oust Eric Cantor in the Republicans' open primary — an event that transpired Tuesday. A former actor, Jones played the role of Cooter on TV show The Dukes of Hazzard. He's seen here meeting a fan last year.