Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary election loss this summer to a little-known Tea Party challenger was a shock. But the reasons given for the loss were not. After the history-making, 12-point loss, the usual rhetoric made the rounds. Show More Summary
Paul Waldman, Washington Post: Over the course of this primary season, the Tea Party has been able to claim only one significant victory, unseating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. From that, you might conclude that that the Tea Party is waning, beaten back by a Republican establishment determined to rid itself of this meddlesome faction. Show More Summary
The summer parlor game from Wall Street to K Street to Meadow Lane in the Hamptons is guessing where the former U.S. House majority leader will work after decamping from Congress. It’s easy to imagine how a recruiter might try to put his experience to good – and lucrative – use.
Former Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) is considering hedge fund, private equity, and big bank job offers that could bag him over $1 million a year, reports Politico. "There are two famous streets in America that would be glad to employ him. Show More Summary
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.
U.S. Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor waves after addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 15, 2013. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images RICHMOND, Va. — After a stunning...Show More Summary
Like a high school senior who already has a job lined up for the fall and wonders why he should bother going to school for the last few weeks, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor apparently can't bear the thought of showing up for work for the remainder of his term after having lost his primary election. Show More Summary
Hours after stepping down as House majority leader, Rep. Eric Cantor (R) said Thursday that he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives effective Aug. 18. Cantor said he has asked Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) to call a special election for his district that coincides with the general election on Nov. Show More Summary
Days after his shocking primary loss to a Tea Party challenger, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced that he was resigning his GOP leadership position. Today he announced that later this month he will leave Congress entirely. Show More Summary
Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor had said that he would finish his term despite his primary defeat and stepping down as majority leader. But it looks like the lure of lobbyist dollars—and maybe the sadness of being in Congress as an extremely, prematurely lame duck—was too much for him. Show More Summary
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is quitting Congress ahead of his previously-scheduled departure. Maybe he got himself a higher-paying gig. Cantor said he has asked Gov. Terry McAuliffe to call a special election for his district that coincides with the general election on Nov. 4. By having a special election in November, the winner would [...]
Washington (CNN) - Eric Cantor will be leaving Congress earlier than expected - the former House majority leader whose primary defeat less than two months ago rocked the Republican Party says he'll resign effective August 18. Cantor had said after his primary loss that he would step down as the No. 2 Republican in the […]
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Just hours after stepping down as House majority leader, the once-powerful Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Virginia) announced he won't even complete his term as a rank-and-file lawmaker. In an interview with the Richmond Times-Dispatch, CantorShow More Summary
In a stunning move, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced last night that he was resigning his leadership position effective immediately -- and, hours later, announced that starting August 18th, he would no longer be a member of Congress.
Eric Cantor, the departing House majority leader stunned by a June 10 upset in Virginia’s primary, announced Friday morning that he would also resign altogether from Congress, effective Aug. 18. Click here to read the story.
Rep. Eric Cantor (R., Va.) said he will resign from the House on Aug. 18 after stepping down from his role as House majority leader Thursday.
Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Rep. Eric Cantor used his farewell as House majority leader Thursday to lament what he calls a diminished U.S. role in a world that he said is rife with instability and terror. “IShow More Summary
Former Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced Thursday he intends to resign from Congress in August following his surprising defeat in the June primary.
Soon-to-be-former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who lost his primary, gave his farewell address to Congress today. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) will take over following the August recess. House Republicans couldn’t agree...Show More Summary