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Man, Eric Cantor Was REALLY Close To Being The First Jewish Speaker

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) learned on Friday that at one point, while serving as House majority leader, he'd been on the cusp of achieving his life goal to become the first Jewish speaker of the House in U.S. history. Show More Summary

That Time House Majority Loser Eric Cantor Honored America’s Unsung Managerial Class On Labor Day

Eric Cantor: Former House Majority Leader, Current Nobody [Ed. Note: Eric Cantor, remember that guy? He used to be somebody, in Congress, we think, before he was a loser nobody, but now he’s a somebody again, because he just got swooped up by Jeb! Bush to — OK, never mind he is still a loser. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush Wins Eric Cantor Endorsement, Donald Trump Remains Unimpressed

Former House majority leader Eric Cantor, who lost his seat last year in a shocking primary upset, has returned to the world of national politics by endorsing Jeb Bush for president. Cantor made the announcement on Twitter hours before introducing Bush at a fundraiser in Richmond on Thursday night. Cantor... More »

Eric Cantor endorsing Jeb Bush

Former House majority leader Eric Cantor plans to endorse the presidential campaign of Jeb Bush on Thursday evening, according to campaign aides. Cantor, who stunned the nation with his historic 2014 GOP primary loss, becomes the most high-profile Virginia Republican to back Bush to date. He will co-chair Bush's Virginia campaign along with two other party […]

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

4 months 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

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

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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?

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

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.

6 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

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6 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

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 >>

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, the Banker, Opens Office in Washington

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

Eric Cantor to Join Harvard as Visiting Fellow

8 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.

9 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

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?

11 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

11 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

Boehner, Cantor Voted Lobbyists' Best Friends by Congressional Staffers

Congressional staffers voted former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) the two best friends of lobbyists in this Congress. In Washingtonian's biennial "best and worst" of Congress survey the...Show More Summary

The Tea Party has its own immigration problem: Cuba

Comprehensive immigration reform died a slow death in the 113th Congress, the final nail in its coffin being the surprise primary loss of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.). Immigration wasn't the only factor in Cantor's lossShow More Summary

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