House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Monday that it is "troubling" that "half the American people don't think the President is trustworthy and honest," responding to a new poll showing President Barack Obama's approval rating had dropped eight points since May. Show More Summary
Farm Bill On the House Floor Friday, Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D., Md.) discussed the upcoming floor schedule and the Farm Bill (video replay and transcript available here). Rep. Cantor stated that, “Chairman Frank Lucas and the members of the Agriculture Committee have worked very hard to produce [...]
(Paul Mirengoff) In a recent post about the prospects of passing amnesty legislation in the House, I referred to the Majority Leader as Eric “Wall Street” Cantor. Some readers probably wondered where I was coming from. This article in Politico may help explain. Show More Summary
On the House floor today, Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D., Md.) discussed the Farm Bill. -kg
Good news for Majority Leader McConnell: The White House is trying to jump-start budget talks with Senate Republicans to avoid a showdown over the raising the national debt ceiling later this year. Given that the president has repeatedly...Show More Summary
The House will vote next week on a bill banning abortions across the country after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Doug Heye, deputy chief of staff to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., confirmed to CQ Roll Call that the chamber is onShow More Summary
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) told Luke Russert this morning that job creation remains his party's "number one priority." House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) told George Stephanopoulos the same thing yesterday
Farm Bill Emma Dumain reported yesterday at Roll Call Online that, “House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md., Tuesday said he’s skeptical that House Republican leaders will proceed this summer with two major pieces of legislation — a farm bill and a firearms background check bill. “He said the farm bill remains too controversial within the [...]
Priorities. The GOP has them.The House will vote next week on a bill banning abortions across the country after 20 weeks of pregnancy.Doug Heye, deputy chief of staff to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., confirmed to CQ RollShow More Summary
House committees will soon begin a series of "serious" investigation into the former security contractor who leaked secret information about the National Security Agency's surveillance program, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Monday. Show More Summary
Next, we'll allow you to Instagram our filibusters. While noble-sounding in premise, I find the execution of this to be agonizingly cynical: Majority Leader Eric Cantor is launching a website allowing individual citizens to “cosponsor”...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's nominee to be U.S. trade representative on Thursday pledged to work with leaders of the Senate Finance Committee to craft major trade legislation needed by the White House to win approval of trade deals.
Citizens can now “co-sponsor” and track progress on legislation via their Facebook profiles thanks to a new initiative of the U.S. Office of the House Majority Leader. Written by Solana Larsen · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook · twitter · reddit · StumbleUpon · delicious · Instapaper
You can thank a new Facebook app launched by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) for this.
– A passel of Republican lawmakers – Sen. John Cornyn, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, Rep. James Lankford, Rep. Martha Roby and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor – huddling over dinner at Nopa Kitchen in Penn Quarter Monday night. Closed doors, lots … Continue reading ?
Former House majority leader Dick Armey blasted Chris Christie's decision to hold a special election this October for New Jersey's now-open Senate seat. Armey said this is a further blow to Christie's standing within the Republican party, because he could have put the election off until 2014, and appointed a Republican to serve until then. Show More Summary
(CNN) - Gov. Chris Christie's decision to set a special election this year to fill New Jersey's vacant Senate seat wasn't met with open arms Tuesday by a fellow Republican, former House Majority Leader Dick Armey. Speaking to CNN's Jake Tapper on "The Lead," Armey accused the governor of trying to curry favor with Democrats […]
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) doesn't excel when it comes to actual governing, but he's a big fan of "rebranding" -- so much so that he's launched four rebranding initiatives in the last four years. There is, however, a fair amount of overlap between the projects. In …
If you're looking for a way to show off your support for legislation beyond a simple Facebook status, you're in luck: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) launched Cosponsor.gov Tuesday, a Facebook-based website and app that lets...Show More Summary
The old process of a lawmaker asking his colleagues for their signatures on the House floor will have some new competition, starting today. Majority Leader Eric Cantor is launching a website allowing individual citizens to “cosponsor”...Show More Summary