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Eric Cantor to Join Harvard as Visiting Fellow

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who lost his primary election last year, is making a comeback as a visiting fellow for Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

Eric Cantor Plans Stint at Harvard as Visiting Fellow

Eric Cantor, the former House majority leader, will join Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government as a visiting fellow in early April, the school said Thursday.

Democrats saved the economy. Republicans tried to kill it.

Four years ago, Republicans led by then-new House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) began taking credit for the economic progress made since the Bush recession began in December 2007. Just 19 days after the GOP had assumed control of...Show More Summary

What's Really Wrong With the GOP

For a five-month period that ends this week, every single elected Republican in Congress was a white Christian. Let me repeat that: every elected GOP Member of the House and Senate was a white Christian. Eric Cantor is Jewish. He left office on August 1 last year. Show More Summary

2014 in election upsets: The fall of Eric Cantor

On June 9, Eric Cantor looked like he had it all. He was the number two Republican in the House, and he was (at worst) only years away from succeeding John Boehner as speaker. Cantor represented a safely red district, and his primary challenger Dave Brat was nothing to write home about. Show More Summary

Scalise Should Learn To Google, Ctd

An unknown economist named Dave Brat upset Eric Cantor & the GOP ended up with a guy who speaks to white nationals in leadership #winning — Political Line (@PoliticaILine) December 30, 2014 And Cantor, of course, was the only Jewish Republican left in Congress. The latest in the Scalise scandal: the guy who organized the […]

The most memorable ads of 2014: Eric Cantor's stupid spot had serious consequences

Almost everyone was caught by surprise when then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was unseated in the Republican primary by little-known professor Dave Brat, but Cantor's team actually did see Brat as a threat months before the primary. Show More Summary

Eric Cantor: Joe Biden Is ‘Awesome’

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor may not agree with Joe Biden politically, but gives him high praise for working with Congress, and as a human being. Joe Biden has a real sensitivity, not only to human reaction, but also partisan and political sensitivities. He understands how far you can push before you just blow [...]

Chuck Todd to Eric Cantor: How Does Repealing Obamacare Count as Common Ground?

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor called President Barack Obama's proposed executive action on illegal immigration "incendiary," warning it would torch any hope of common ground between the president and the new GOP congressional...Show More Summary

Shed a tear for Eric: Obama never called after Cantor's primary loss

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Eric Cantor Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor appeared on CNBC's Squawk Box on Wednesday, and the show's hosts took the opportunity to go looking for evidence that President Obama is a big meanie to Republicans. Cantor cheerfully complied. Show More Summary

2014?s Political Highlights (and Lowlights)

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

From a kissing Congressman, to Eric Cantor’s historic loss, to Rep. Michael Grimm’s f—ing threat, watch POLITICO Video’s 90 second recap of this year’s election cycle. WATCH: New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Laura Ingraham Brags About "Significant Influence" On Campaigns In GA And NH

From the November 3 edition of Courtside Entertainment Group's The Laura Ingraham Show: Previously: David Brat And The Defeat Conservative Talk Radio Built Laura Ingraham Campaigned Against Eric Cantor To Push Her Perfect Anti-Immigrant Candidate To Victory Ingraham Urges Listeners: Support Senate Candidate Scott Brown "Right This Very Moment" Because He Opposes "Amnesty"

Cantor Repeats the Same Old Nonsense: Shows He Hasn’t Learned A Thing From Defeat

Eric Cantor weighed in today at Quora on the balanced budget Amendment. This is what he said: Once created, government programs build constituencies of special interests determined to keep the money flowing, whether or not the particular program is effective. There have been many times when the House has placed wasteful and duplicative programs on [...]

Ingraham Urges Listeners: Support Senate Candidate Scott Brown "Right This Very Moment" Because He Opposes "Amnesty"

From the October 23 edition of Courtside Entertainment Group's The Laura Ingraham Show: Previously: Laura Ingraham Campaigned Against Eric Cantor To Push Her Perfect Anti-Immigrant Candidate To Victory Four Examples Of Fox News Serving As Scott Brown's Campaign Megaphone

Eric Cantor’s Website Is Now Just a Headshot That Goes Nowhere

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

It's been a fast decline for ex-House Majority Whip Eric Cantor. First he was defeated in a shocking GOP primary versus tea party candidate Dave Brat, then he vacated his position at the beginning of August only to take up a Wall Street gig weeks later, and now his website is a hollow shell of its former self.

Boehner, Cantor Voted Lobbyists' Best Friends by Congressional Staffers

Congressional staffers voted former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) the two best friends of lobbyists in this Congress. In Washingtonian's biennial "best and worst" of Congress survey the...Show More Summary

House Speaker John Boehner's statement on unemployment falling to 5.9 percent

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Heck, even Eric Cantor found a job In the wake of today's jobs report, which showed unemployment falling to 5.9 percent, 248,000 new jobs created last month, and upward revisions of 138,000 for previous months, House Speaker John Boehner has released a statement weighing in on the good news. Show More Summary

Write-Offs: 09.30.14

$$$ How Not To Regulate [The Atlantic] $$$ Ex-Pimco Money Manager Accused Firm of Price Manipulation [Bloomberg] $$$ Dimon Pep Talk Consoles Eric Cantor on Way to Wall Street [Bloomberg] $$$ Prison bankers cash in on captive customers...Show More Summary

The Tea Party has its own immigration problem: Cuba

Comprehensive immigration reform died a slow death in the 113th Congress, the final nail in its coffin being the surprise primary loss of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.). Immigration wasn't the only factor in Cantor's lossShow More Summary

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