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
The man who defeated Eric Cantor is supposed to be a libertarian populist. Here's what that really means
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
Living the High Life After Congress April 7, 2015 by Michael Winship This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. 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...
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 >>
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 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 […]
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
Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is opening up a Washington office for investment bank Moelis & Co.
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 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
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, 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.
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
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
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
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 […]