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A. Barton Hinkle: Anti-Immigration Conservatives Hit a New Low

3 days agoNews : Reason

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

Immigrants are like ISIS!: The myth and reality of libertarian populist Dave Brat

The man who defeated Eric Cantor is supposed to be a libertarian populist. Here's what that really means

Congressman Shrugs Off Dreamers' Patriotism, Says ISIS Would Enlist, Too

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

How Is Obamacare Turning Us Into Nazi North Korea Today?

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

Eric Cantor Wants The GOP To Fund Science Research. He Doesn't Think They Have To Pay For It.

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

How corporations keep Eric Cantor and other congressional losers living high on the hog

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Living the High Life After Congress April 7, 2015 by Michael Winship This post first appeared on As the latest chapter in the curious saga of Congressman Aaron “Fly Me” Schock recently came to an end, there was an unintentionally, darkly comic moment. It happened just after the...

Deep feud splitting Virginia’s GOP can be seen in party’s fundraising woes

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 >>

Va. House speaker tries to fend off primary challenge with rosy message

RICHMOND — House Speaker William J. Howell is taking nothing for granted in his first serious primary challenge in nearly three decades, mindful of what happened to Eric Cantor last fall.The latest sign that Howell (R-Stafford) learned from the mistakes of the former majority leader of the U.S. Show More Summary

Eric Cantor is back in Washington — as a banker, not a politician

Eric Cantor has returned to Washington -- just not as a politician or a lobbyist. This time, as a banker. On Tuesday, the former House majority leader opened the Washington office of Moelis & Company, an investment banking firm with 17 offices globally that is hoping to tap into the capital region's massive growth, particularly […]

Eric Cantor 2.0

In northeast Virginia, some conservatives are looking for blood. The tensions in the state’s Republican politics often have national implications: The state gets bluer all the time, Virginia Republicans aren’t ready to make nice with each other, and Democrats’ growing clout could give their nominee an edge in 2016. Show More Summary

Eric Cantor, the Banker, Opens Office in Washington

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is opening up a Washington office for investment bank Moelis & Co.

Famously awful pollster shows how to fake majority support for Netanyahu speech

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Americans support the Republican invitation for Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress without consulting the White House. According to the pollster that said Eric Cantor would easily win his primary. According to CNN/ORC, a generally...Show More Summary

Rep. Dave Brat: Slash Education Funding Because 'Socrates Trained Plato In On A Rock'

Rep. Dave Brat is the perfect example of what the GOP has become. A vacuous party filled with nincompoops, charlatans, right wing extremists and religious zealots. Dave Brat is Laura Ingrahams whiz kid that dethroned Eric Cantor andShow More Summary

Eric Cantor to Join Harvard as Visiting Fellow

4 months agoNews : 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.

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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 […]

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