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Immigration Reform Proponents Must Consider Results From 100 Years Ago

This article originally appeared in Roll Call The effect on the congressional immigration debate after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s surprising primary loss should not be about whether to have reform, but whether that reform should be about increasing foreign labor or reducing it. Show More Summary

Report: GOP Leaders Deny Rep. Diaz-Balart's Final Plea for Amnesty Bill

On Thursday, House Republican leaders reportedly denied Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart's (R-FL) final request to act on his amnesty bill, which he had planned to push after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-VA) June primary. After Cantor...Show More Summary

Pat Roberts on Tea Party's Challenge of Him: 'I Might Be Next'

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) told Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) that he may be the next victim of the anti-incumbent Tea Party mood sweeping America with the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor earlier this year, Politico’s Manu Raju reports. Show More Summary

Establishment GOP's Tactics Will Backfire

Earlier this year, the conventional wisdom was that the moderate establishment had taken control of the GOP back from the Tea Party and other "extremists." With Dave Brat defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Chris McDaniel...Show More Summary

UKIP Rise Is Thatcher’s Fault As No-One Can Live Up To Her

Thatcher is to blame for the rise of UKIP, as no other leader can live up to her greatness cabinet minister Eric Pickles has claimed. He says the so-called ‘Iron Lady’ was "such a phenomenal leader" that more recent leaders are "shades of monotone". Show More Summary

'The Arroyo' Border Thriller: Action-Packed ... and Prescient

Our border is under assault, from within and without. And the American people are rising up. On June 10 Eric Cantor became the first House Majority Leader in the history of the country to be defeated in his primary. His opponent accused...Show More Summary

Politico: Breitbart Texas, Dave Brat Win Killed Amnesty

Breitbart Texas's reporting on the illegal immigrant children who were being warehoused along the U.S.-Mexico border and Dave Brat's primary victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) made Congress and President Barack Obama give up on amnesty legislation this year, according to a recent piece in Politico. Show More Summary

New House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Pushes Border Security …And Amnesty

Majority leader Kevin McCarthy said he promotes amnesty after border security. National Review reported: Kevin McCarthy, the California Republican who replaced Virginia Rep. Eric Cantor as House majority leader, said that there is an “opportunity” to negotiate for the legalization … Continue reading ?

United States planning legislation to offer Europeans the same privacy rights as US citizens

The United States government intends to offer European citizens the same privacy rights extended to US citizens. Exactly how it will do that is yet to be determined, but US attorney general Eric Holder this week told European leaders of the Obama...

NYC LGBT Leaders Endorse Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for Reelection

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Three prominent LGBT organizations and six LGBT members of the New York City Council have endorsed New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (pictured) for reelection. It's no coincidence that these endorsements fall on the one-year anniversary of DOMA's defeat;...

Polarized Politics Led To Cantor’s Defeat– and Cochran’s Victory. Why the “Uncommitted Center” Is So Important (Cantor part 2)

When House Majority leader Eric Cantor lost his seat to ultra-conservative David Brat, the Washington Post’s Ruth Marcus summed up the majority view among political pundits: “The episode offers a disturbing commentary about the poisonous, polarized state of American politics.” … Continue reading ?

Immigration Reform Is Dead. Washington Posturing Lives On.

Jim Manley: Immigration reform has been dead for months, long before House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary loss, but the idea was kept alive because no one wanted to be responsible for killing it.

Reform Jews offer no proposal to end occupation, says Jewish Voice for Peace

Reform Jewish leader Eric Yoffie calls Jewish Voice for Peace a radical group for supporting divestment. JVP says Reforms have offered no idea how to end the occupation

Dave Brat Says Cantor’s Been ‘Supportive,’ Takes Shot at ‘Gotcha’ Media

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Remember Dave Brat? A few weeks ago his victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor rocked the political world. But Brat explained in an interview today that Cantor has actually been supportive of his campaign.

Thad Cochran’s Victory and the Primary Process

John Feehery: The tea party cheered when Eric Cantor was defeated. Democrats voted for Thad Cochran and the tea party cried foul. Republican leaders shouldn’t be comforted by either result.

5 things we learned from Tuesday's primaries

Washington (CNN) – The establishment struck back. Two weeks after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary loss to a little-known and underfunded tea party challenger rocked the Republican Party, incumbent and mainstream GOP candidates came out on top in several high-profile primary showdowns. FULL STORY

Hope for Our Country

Former House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor's historic primary defeat has thrown the Republican Party into complete disarray at a time when Congress's approval ratings are at an all-time low. If we relied on Washington policymakers for hope and change, we would be feeling a lot of despair right now. Show More Summary

New House majority leader, a commercial space supporter, opposes a tool that supports commercial space

Last week House Republicans elected Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as their new majority leader, replacing Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), who was upset in a primary election earlier this month. This should be welcome news for the commercial space industry, as McCarthy has expressed support for the industry in recent years, including sponsoring legislation to “streamline” [...]

The Name Game: If A Brat Beats a Cantor Can A Teachout Beat a Cuomo?

The whirl of explanations for the stunning upset of Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor by Tea Partyer Dave Brat has dozens of explanations: Cantor took a liberal position of child immigrants; Cantor lost touch with the District; Cantor was part of the Republocrat deal-makers in Washington; Having no campaign money is an advantage. Show More Summary

Republicans Are Trying To Kill A Bank That's Been Around For 80 Years, And Big Business Is Freaking Out

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's stunning loss in his Republican primary introduced a number of potential unpredictable macroeconomic events into the 2014 calendar. But perhaps nothing stands to lose more than a bank that first came into existence in the New Deal era of the Franklin D. Show More Summary

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