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Exclusive - Sen. Sessions Comes Out Swinging Against Secretive House Immigration Push

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee and arguably the leading intellectual force against amnesty in Congress, is coming out hard against a proposal backed by Majority Leader Eric Cantor to grant amnesty to illegal alien DREAMers who enlist in the military. Show More Summary

Cantor Officially Backs Amnesty For DREAMers Who Enlist

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor officially endorsed granting amnesty to illegal alien DREAMers if they enlist in the U.S. Military in comments a high-ranking operative who works for him made to Breitbart News. "Mr. Cantor views military...Show More Summary

Professor Hopes To Be Tea Party's David To Eric Cantor's Goliath

David Brat, an economics professor at Randolph-Macon College, is hoping to play the role of David to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's Goliath in this June's Republican primary in Virginia's 7th Congressional District. But he's got his work cut out for him. Show More Summary

Sebelius resignation prompts new round of Republican Obamacare bashing

Republicans are absolutely gleeful at the opportunity to start a new round of Obamacare bashing with the resignation of Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said she had an “impossible” job — defending Obamacare. Show More Summary

Greta Van Susteren Confronts Dem Candidate Who Declared ‘War on Fox News’

5 days agoNews : Mediaite

The Democratic congressional hopeful attempting to unseat House Majority Leader Eric Cantor took his "war on Fox News" to the news network on Thursday evening, facing off with host Greta Van Susteren.

Cantor's 'Pledge' At Center Of Secretive Immigration Push, Chairman Says

House Armed Services Committee chairman Rep. Buck McKeon (R-CA) said that a promise Majority Leader Eric Cantor made last year is a major force behind the push to grant amnesty to illegal alien DREAMers who enlist in the military. Cantor “made a pledge that he would help” Rep. Show More Summary

Why House conservatives will never topple John Boehner

House conservatives are apparently plotting another coup attempt against Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.). Though it doesn't appear to be as fumble-fingered as their awesomely incompetent 2013 attempt,...Show More Summary

Hillary's New Book, Boehner Cries at Taco Bell Event, Hank Aaron Says GOP Is Like KKK: P.M. Links

6 days agoNews : Reason

Hillary Clinton is going to publish a new book about her experience as secretary of state. No word on he Benghazi chapter.  House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) "choked back tears" while praising the Boys & Girls Clubs of America at a Taco Bell–hosted event. Show More Summary

Exclusive—Brent Bozell to Cantor: Attend Anti-Conservative Florida Summit At Your Own Peril

ForAmerica chairman Brent Bozell is excoriating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor for attending a tropical summit hosted by an organization working to marginalize the Tea Party movement. “Conservative leaders were stunned to learn that...Show More Summary

Right Wing Journalism Watch: House GOP Leader Pulls Column From Breitbart "News"

Prior to the launch of "Breitbart California" this weekend, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), who has been writing a column for Breitbart "News," was highly enthusiastic about it. "This weekend's launch of Breitbart California is a testament to his legacy of holding our public officials accountable for their actions,"...

"House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) sided on Monday with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) over Breitbart News..."

"... requesting that his column be pulled from the news outlet's new California website."Democrats called the website, which featured sexually suggestive images of Pelosi, "foul, offensive and disrespectful to all women." They urged Republican leaders to condemn the site. Show More Summary

Gene Healy on the GOP's Counterproductive 'Imperial Presidency' Bill

last weekNews : Reason

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) is leading the charge against the "Imperial Presidency." In March, he helped shepherd the adroitly acronymed ENFORCE the Law Act (for "Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional...Show More Summary

This Week's New Yorker Cover

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

This week's New Yorker cover teases Republicans about Obamacare by depicting President Obama spooning out medicine to Sen. Mitch McConnell as Rep. Michele Bachmann and Sen. Ted Cruz wait their turns. House Majority Leader John Boehner appears to be exiting to the right.

GOP leaders optimistic Paul Ryan's latest plan to repeal Medicare will pass

Paul Ryan waves goodbye to Medicare (in his dreams) House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy tells Politico that he thinks the odds are ever in the GOP's favor when it comes to passing the latest incarnation of Budget Committee Chairman Paul...Show More Summary

House Republicans to hold vote on yet another way to yank health coverage from workers

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Faced with the threat of having to provide workers with health coverage if they work 30 or more hours a week, some companies have cut workers' hours below 30. House Republicans have an answer to this problem, though, and they plan to vote on it Thursday. Show More Summary

Hanson on The Hill! Oh, and Also Reps. McCarthy and Pelosi…

Last night at The Hamilton, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) were recognized with a GRAMMYs on the Hill Award by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation for “their...Show More Summary

Eric Cantor: GOP against minimum wage because Obamacare

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor comes up with a very weird explanation for why House Republicans will oppose raising the minimum wage: Obamacare. That's just insane. I don't even know where to begin.

Assorted Links of Interest

Charles Koch’s response to the recent anti-Koch efforts on the part of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.  Jonathan Chait is unimpressed (and I am unsurprised). The White House’s control of the visual record of the Obama presidency—a great frustration for the AP and the press corps more generally—has its limits (in this case, David Ortiz […]

Conservative grassroots shocks Team Cantor in his own district with surprise intra-party victory

Conservative activists caught political operatives working for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by surprise on his own front porch on Monday evening, storming their way to victory against the GOP establishment in Virginia at a local party meeting. Show More Summary

Is bipartisan foreign policy making a comeback?

The partisan sniping surrounding Russia's annexation of Crimea is still hot. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) recently said the White House response to Russia's actions has been "timid." Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) implied that Republicans...Show More Summary

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