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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

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

2 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.

3 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

3 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 […]

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

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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?

5 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

5 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)

5 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"

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