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Congressman who unseated Eric Cantor says he never received congratulatory phone call

The congressman who unseated Eric Cantor said this week that he has not spoken to the former House majority leader since defeating him in a 2014 Virginia primary. In an interview with Business Insider, Rep. David Brat revealed Cantor...Show More Summary

Sarah Palin says Paul Ryan will soon be ‘Cantored’

Sarah Palin said in a television interview broadcast Sunday that she will support Speaker Paul Ryan's primary challenger, and she compared Ryan to former House majority leader Eric Cantor (Va.), who was stunningly defeated in a 2014 primary. "I think Paul Ryan is soon to be 'Cantored,'" Palin said on CNN's "State of the Union." Cantor […]

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“I was predicting way back when that Donald Trump had no chance. I think many of us were. … I’ve stopped the business of predicting.” — Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), quoted by CNBC.

anti-incumbent mood gets test in first House GOP primaries

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

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

CNN's Baldwin Presses Another GOPer to Speak Ill of 'Far Right' Cruz

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.

Which members of Congress become lobbyists? The ones with the most power. Here’s the data.

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 […]

No, Dave Brat, Conservatives Don’t Own the Bible

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 »

Eric Cantor: Tea Party Expectations Are ‘Unreasonable’

12 months agoNews : Mediaite

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, once "a pillar of the party establishment," spoke with Stephen Sackur last week about the "misconceptions" surrounding "what's happening now within the Republican conference on Capitol Hill....

13 Things You Might As Well Know About Kevin McCarthy, Since He's Gonna Be House Speaker

WASHINGTON - When House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Wall Street) lost his primary campaign, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) immediately started banging the phones, wrangling support for Cantor's vacated position. By the time the conservative...Show More Summary

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

last yearNews : 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

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 years 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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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 >>

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