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CNN's Baldwin Presses Another GOPer to Speak Ill of 'Far Right' Cruz

As former House Majority Leader and Jeb Bush supporter Eric Cantor appeared as a guest on Tuesday's CNN Newsroom, host Brooke Baldwin was at it again fishing for a negative critique of GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz after failing to produce results on Thursday in an interview with Marco Rubio supporter and Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz.

Morning Digest: Is Debbie Wasserman Schultz the next Eric Cantor? The odds are long

Leading Off: ? FL-23: Members of Congress often receive primary challenges from unheralded opponents, and almost as often, they go nowhere. But once in a great while, a Some Dude manages the incredibly unlikely feat of knocking off an...Show More Summary

Which members of Congress become lobbyists? The ones with the most power. Here’s the data.

When former House majority leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) lost his 2014 primary race and resigned his office, he got a lot of media attention. What he has been up to since then has gotten less attention: He became a managing director at the investment banking firm Moelis & Co., helping to found the company’s Washington […]

No, Dave Brat, Conservatives Don’t Own the Bible

It's hardly news that Barack Obama can do no right in the eyes of his conservative critics. But this example really takes the cake: Dave Brat, the tea-party congressmen known for having upset then–House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a 2014 Virginia primary, is angry at the president for quoting... More »

Teabagger Congressman Furious With Obama For Stealing Jesus From Teabaggers

Remember Dave Brat? He is the teabagger who decided Virginia congressman Eric Cantor was a stinkin’ liberal, primaried him from the right, and beat him, thus depriving Cantor of all his future hopes and dreams, and forcing John Boehner to keep crying into his speaker’s gavel for WAY longer than he wanted to. Rep. Brat has some

Brat sees hope for compromise on immigration

Rep. Dave Brat, the Virginia Congressman whose election defeating Eric Cantor shocked the Republican establishment, talks about whether Congress can find...

WILL SPEAKER RYAN HAVE A PRIMARY OPPONENT IN 2016? “It’s a long shot to unseat him. But so was Dav…

WILL SPEAKER RYAN HAVE A PRIMARY OPPONENT IN 2016? “It’s a long shot to unseat him. But so was David Brat’s shot at beating Eric Cantor.”

AFTER ERIC CANTOR, YOU’D THINK THEY’D HAVE LEARNED: Movement to Primary Speaker Paul Ryan Out of Co…

AFTER ERIC CANTOR, YOU’D THINK THEY’D HAVE LEARNED: Movement to Primary Speaker Paul Ryan Out of Congress Picks Up Steam.

GOP’s Rep. Wittman says he is running for governor of Virginia in 2017

Activists at a party retreat also were abuzz about a potential challenger to Eric Cantor’s successor.

Midday open thread: Paris climate conference will go on but some related activities will be canceled

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is Sizzling hot takes: What you may have missed on Sunday Kos … The next Eric Cantor is lurking out there. Here's who it might be, by Jeff Singer Are liberals living in their own bubble?, by Egberto Willies The...Show More Summary

The next Eric Cantor is lurking out there. Here's who it might be.

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Every cycle, a number of House members find themselves facing tough primary challenges. The 2016 cycle is still developing, but a number of incumbents from both parties look like they could be in danger next year. What follows is a look at the House incumbents who face a potentially tough primary fight. Show More Summary

Open thread: A sad pathology, enslaved ancestors and vigilante justice

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … The next Eric Cantor is lurking out there. Here's who it might be, by Jeff Singer Are liberals living in their own bubble, by Egberto Willies The sad pathology of the GOP frontrunners, by Frank Vyan Walton Why aren’t the Republicans serious about the presidential race, by Susan Grigsby Don’t blame Carly. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: SD county's Indians can now be jurors; 'stingrays' threaten civil liberties

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Please join us here at 6 PM PT Saturday for a live-blog of the ridiculously scheduled Democratic debate. Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Climate Interruptus: What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … The next Eric Cantor is lurking out there.Show More Summary

Eric Cantor Praises Jeb’s Debate Performance: “Clearly the Serious Candidate in the Room”

Former Majority leader Eric Cantor praised Jeb Bush’s performance in last night’s GOP debate. Jeb made impressed the GOPe crowd... The post Eric Cantor Praises Jeb’s Debate Performance: “Clearly the Serious Candidate in the Room” appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Marco Rubio is in big trouble: Why the GOP’s extremist fringe is mobilizing against him

The same forces that deposed Eric Cantor from the House last year are now showing signs of movement against Rubio

Hardball's Matthews Ignores Bad News for Dems in 2015 Elections; Chris Hayes Looks at 'Political Chaos'

"Under President Obama, Democrats have lost 900+ state legislature seats, 12 governors, 69 House seats, 13 Senate seats. That's some legacy," tweeted Purple Strategies managing director Rory Cooper, a former Eric Cantor staffer and alumnus of the conservative Heritage Foundation. Show More Summary

Eric Cantor: Tea Party Expectations Are ‘Unreasonable’

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, once "a pillar of the party establishment," spoke with Stephen Sackur last week about the "misconceptions" surrounding "what's happening now within the Republican conference on Capitol Hill....

Pressure Mounts from Kentucky on Rand Paul to Pack It In

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

If the lessons of Eric Cantor are to be learned from, Rand Paul should be aware that a candidate’s home state electorate is not always forgiving when it comes to national ambitions.

Rachel Maddow Examines Kevin McCarthy and the GOP House Speaker Disaster: WATCH

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Rachel Maddow looks at the Republican ‘tidal wave of chaos’ happening on Capitol Hill over the race for House Speaker, tracing it back to Eric Cantor’s failed run, at which time John Boehner had to stay on. Noting that “the we… The post Rachel Maddow Examines Kevin McCarthy and the GOP House Speaker Disaster: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

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