President Trump told Breitbart News back in June 2014 that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s historic loss shows that “everybody” is vulnerable if they support amnesty. Donald Trump on June 12th, 2014: Cantor's Defeat Shows 'Everybody'...Show More Summary
Steve Benen, MSNBC: For several years, in his capacity as House Majority Leader, Eric Cantor helped lead the charge on repealing "Obamacare." Put Republicans in charge, the Virginian told voters, and they'd dismantle the Affordable Care Act.... Show More Summary
by Eli Sanders Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Mark Wilson / Getty Images As flagged by Paul Waldman in the Washington Post, there's an important—if too late—confession in this Washingtonian article. The confession is thatShow More Summary
Sarah Palin said in a television interview broadcast Sunday that she will support Speaker Paul Ryan's primary challenger, and she compared Ryan to former House majority leader Eric Cantor (Va.), who was stunningly defeated in a 2014 primary. "I think Paul Ryan is soon to be 'Cantored,'" Palin said on CNN's "State of the Union." Cantor […]
“I was predicting way back when that Donald Trump had no chance. I think many of us were. … I’ve stopped the business of predicting.” — Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), quoted by CNBC.
Brat was an underfunded, obscure college professor who shocked the political world in 2014 by ousting House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in what was supposed to be a no-contest Republican primary in Virginia. Next month, GOP House members...Show More Summary
First House GOP primaries will test anti-incumbent mood Brat was an underfunded, obscure college professor who shocked the political world in 2014 by ousting House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in what was supposed to be a no-contest Republican...Show More Summary
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 […]
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 »
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....
WASHINGTON - When House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Wall Street) lost his primary campaign, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) immediately started banging the phones, wrangling support for Cantor's vacated position. By the time the conservative...Show More Summary
Former House majority leader Eric Cantor, who lost his seat last year in a shocking primary upset, has returned to the world of national politics by endorsing Jeb Bush for president. Cantor made the announcement on Twitter hours before introducing Bush at a fundraiser in Richmond on Thursday night. Cantor... More »
Former House majority leader Eric Cantor plans to endorse the presidential campaign of Jeb Bush on Thursday evening, according to campaign aides. Cantor, who stunned the nation with his historic 2014 GOP primary loss, becomes the most high-profile Virginia Republican to back Bush to date. He will co-chair Bush's Virginia campaign along with two other party […]
If Cesar Vargas ever becomes a military lawyer, the terrorists will have already won. Or so says Dave Brat, the Virginia Republican who beat House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary contest a little less than a year ago. Brat says people such as Vargas represent nothing less than the decline of Western civilization. As A. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.), the immigration hardliner who unseated former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), dismissed arguments from his colleagues that young undocumented immigrants who want to enlist in the military...Show More Summary
Gosh, remember when former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary to some Tea Party loon named David Brat, and we laughed and laughed and looked forward to all the crazy stupid stuff Brat would do in Congress? Except howShow More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) made an extraordinary pitch to his one-time colleagues this week as they head into tense government funding negotiations this summer. If they want to secure increases inShow More Summary
R.I.P., Roscoe P. Coletrane. That counts as politics, since Cooter was once elected to Congress, and recently made political news again, allegedly having a hand in the defeat of former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. So there ya go!...Show More Summary
RICHMOND — A Virginia Republican activist who helped unseat former House majority leader Eric Cantor is urging the party’s most conservative organizers to dig deep to keep the party’s lights on through the end of the month.Read full article >>
Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is opening up a Washington office for investment bank Moelis & Co.