House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) says he is continuing to try to grant amnesty to illegal alien youths via his GOP version of the DREAM Act, known as the KIDS Act. “We should not be holding kids liable for the acts of their parents,” Cantor said in an interview with the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Show More Summary
SPRINGFIELD --- A major overhaul of the state government worker pension system is ready for votes in the House and Senate today following a legislative hearing where top legislative leaders from both political parties took the rare step of lining up in support as unions voiced fierce opposition.
Well, it appears that we are on the same page as the establishment with one important goal. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told the Richmond Times-Dispatch “America needs a Republican Party.” Amen! We’ve been saying for years that America needs a bold choice, not a faint and pathetic echo. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - White House officials have held at least three conference calls with various leaders of the American-Jewish community to reassure them since the nuclear deal between Iran and the major Western powers was announced, CNN has learned. White House Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken as well as other national security official, Sunday […]
Charlie Rose and Norah O'Donnell stayed true to form and badgered a Republican/conservative guest on Monday's CBS This Morning – this time, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor over his criticism of the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran. Show More Summary
Is immigration reform dead in this Congress, as many have suggested? Not according to GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the House Majority Whip, who told Bob Schieffer the following on Face the Nation yesterday: SCHIEFFER: Let me ask you just quickly, and we’re just about out of time, is immigration reform dead for this year? MCCARTHY: No. Immigration […]
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) — who has become the most outspoken opponent of the deal reached Saturday night between Iran and six world powers — called that deal "dangerous" in a television interview on Monday. " First of all, since when do we trust Iran? Iran has demonstrated again and again it cannot be trusted. Show More Summary
On This Week With George Stephanopoulos Sunday morning, Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol criticized Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-NV) so-called "nuclear option"— that eliminated the non-talking filibuster to prevent GOP senators from blocking judicial nominations—arguing that Reid had created the dysfunction he just changed the rules to prevent.
I get that because this is an innovation in how things are done at the Oregon Legislature, this is a thing. Jeff Mapes, The Oregonian: In what appears to be a first for the Oregon Legislature, Oregon House Majority Leader Val Hoyle is...Show More Summary
YG Network, the fledgling conservative 501(c)(4) with links to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), came on strong in 2012 with big donors and a big salary for its director.
While the Senate majority leader is blowing up his institution, House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) held an interesting press conference, giving some broad hints as to where that body is going. First, Boehner suggested that the House isn’t merely going to club the president over Obamacare. He said: “Frankly, I never do this, but I’m going […]
A large group of immigration-reform activists stormed House Republican majority leader Eric Cantor’s Arlington, Va., condominium complex yesterday evening.Around 60 activists crowded into the building’s lobby until police arrived, at which point they moved to the street. Show More Summary
The Department of Justice has given up attacking Louisiana’s school choice, House majority leader Eric Cantor (Ra-Va.) crows: “This is a huge victory for so many families and students who the Department of Justice tried to deny the best possible education. But the fight isn’t over. President Obama still believes Washington knows better than Louisiana parents. […]
"Our plans look just like this." Comedy: Last Thursday, a group of House Republicans filed into Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s Capitol office suite and received a blank piece of paper labeled “Agenda 2014.” Apparently House Republicans...Show More Summary
How will the GOP capitalize on the golden opportunity presented by Obama’s Katrinapocalypticocaust, the botched Healthcare.gov rollout? Take it away, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) on Friday blamed Obamacare and its rollout problems for GOP leaders’ decision not to bring up immigration reform in 2013. Show More Summary
In a House floor debate on Friday where he squared off against House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) said that “many” U.S. Senators who voted for the Senate “Gang of Eight” immigration bill now “regret” having done so. Show More Summary
By Deena Winter | Nebraska Watchdog LINCOLN, Neb. — Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey has endorsed Midland University President Ben Sasse for the U.S. Senate in Nebraska, departing from the conservative organization he helped found, FreedomWorks. Ben Sasse The tea party-affiliated FreedomWorks endorsed former State Treasurer Shane Osborn one day earlier — in a...
Now that the Senate has approved it, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid thinks there are enough votes to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in the House. But Speaker John Boehner will make sure we will never know. Once again, Boehner has restated his adamant opposition to bringing the bill to a vote, while embracing every […]
House Judiciary Committee chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) joined House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in opposing conference committee with the Senate’s “Gang of Eight” immigration bill. Show More Summary
House Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) has joined with Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Speaker John Boehner in publicly opposing any conference committee negotiations with the Senate on immigration legislation. “Whip McCarthy agrees with the Speaker,” McCarthy spokesman Mike Long told Breitbart News Wednesday afternoon. Show More Summary