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...
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 Congress Picks Up Steam.
Activists at a party retreat also were abuzz about a potential challenger to Eric Cantor’s successor.
Prominent business leaders and Eric Cantor allies are new to the list.
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
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
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
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