The congressman who unseated Eric Cantor said this week that he has not spoken to the former House majority leader since defeating him in a 2014 Virginia primary. In an interview with Business Insider, Rep. David Brat revealed Cantor...Show More Summary
Winning the congressional seat for the 7th District of Virginia was a spark that preceded the recent rise of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote.
SHE SHOULD HAVE LEARNED FROM ERIC CANTOR: Renee Elmers Loses In Primary After Disappointing Conservatives, Despite Trump Endorsement.
Echoing the success of Tea Party candidate David Brat, who beat second-in-command Eric Cantor, a Florida professor named Tim Canova is taking on Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the chair of the Democratic National Committee. Bernie Sanders is no fan of her, which explains how Canova is gaining momentum in the primary race. Photo by New America
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 […]
That was in answer to a question from Jake Tapper, just now, on his Sunday show, about what she thought of Paul Ryan's statement — after saying he would support the GOP nominee — that he was not yet ready to support Donald Trump.She continued: "His political career is over, because he has so disrespected the will of the people. Show More Summary
Sarah Palin told CNN that she will work to defeat House Speaker Paul Ryan by backing his primary opponent in Wisconsin. Said Palin: “I think Paul Ryan is soon to be ‘Cantored,’ as in Eric Cantor. His political career is [...]
“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.
Rachel Maddow reports on some difficulty the Republican Party is having paying for its national convention since Eric Cantor cut public funding and corporate...
A long line of politicians have seen their careers ended because they supported amnesty for illegal aliens. Eric Cantor shockingly lost his primary because he supported amnesty for illegal aliens. Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst lost his primary because of amnesty. Show More Summary
Tuesday also signals the year's first set of congressional primaries. And some senior Republican lawmakers are trying to make sure they are not the next Eric Cantor or Richard G. Lugar, established Capitol Hill powers knocked off from the right in a preliminary round.
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
Among those shocked by Donald Trump’s runaway victory in the New Hampshire primary was Eric Cantor, who had just a few weeks before made a bet that Trump would fail to win a single primary. The experience of being shocked should not come as a shock to Cantor. In 2010,... More »
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.
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
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 »
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
Rep. Dave Brat, the Virginia Congressman whose election defeating Eric Cantor shocked the Republican establishment, talks about whether Congress can find...