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GOP Leader's Speech Rocked By Protesters

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) was interrupted by protesters Thursday at a speech at Rice University in Houston. "Eric Cantor is not wel...

Republicans Flood The House With God-Related Measures

Roll Call | John Stanton | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

Republicans may be trying to focus their messaging on jobs and the economy -- and hammering President Barack Obama for campaigning -- but they still h...

Eric Cantor's America

New York Magazine | Jason Zengerle | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

The House majority leader is trying to stop the U.S. government in its tracks. And so far, he's doing a pretty effective job....

12 Republican Superheroes! (Doug's Dozen VIDEO)

Doug Molitor | Posted 11.08.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

It came at the end of a summer with too many superhero movies and too many Republicans debating each other.

Elise Foley

Eric Cantor: Congress Will Pass Continuing Resolution To Avoid Government Shutdown | Elise Foley | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress will take up a continuing resolution to fund the government on the week of Sept. 19, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) ...

Cantor's Plan Won't Create Jobs But Will Endanger Health

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

On Monday, Cantor sent a memo to his GOP colleagues about what he called his "jobs agenda." But the memo wasn't about jobs, it was a list of environmental regulations the Tea Party has been targeting all year.

Associated Press: America Is Dead -- Funeral Plans Under Debate

Mark Steinberg | Posted 10.08.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

It was announced today that the United States of America, also known as the U.S., U.S.A. and the U.S. of A., died during the last week of August 2011 ...

On the Compromiser-in-Chief and Elizabeth Drew's Article

Ari Melber | Posted 09.23.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

By fully caving on this stand-off, where the White House is backed by the general public and large swaths of the GOP, Obama would not only fail to impress independent voters, he'd ensure a drubbing on a series of future fights.

Paying Pitts to Pay Pakistan to Pay Pitts -- and Raise the Deficit

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 09.20.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

A few days after he had received $2,000 campaign contribution from the Pakistani lobbyists, Rep. Joe Pitts introduced a resolution in 2004 which, reflecting Islamabad's stance, called for a more activist U.S. role in resolving the dispute over Kashmir.

Paul Krugman: The Republican Party Has 'Gone Insane'

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business

There aren’t many positive aspects to the looming possibility of a U.S. debt default. But there has been, I have to admit, an element of comic relie...

GOP Leader's Role In Debt Ceiling Talks Sparks Criticism

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Testy lawmakers pointed fingers at one another and President Barack Obama on Thursday as negotiations over raising the national debt lim...

Breathtaking Republican Hypocrisy on Medicare

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To be sure, Republicans have always been against the concept of Medicare. But hypocrisy entered into the discourse last year, when they attempted to position themselves as the ones who were going to "save Medicare."

Sam Stein

GOP Leadership: White House Has Rejected Emergency One-Week Funding Measure | Sam Stein | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional GOP leaders said on Tuesday that the Obama administration has informed them that it will oppose a last-ditch stopgap fundi...

The Economist: 'Deficit Hawkery As Farce'

The Economist | M.S. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

I'M HAVING trouble writing about the GOP effort to reach a compromise over whether to cut $100 billion out of the 2011 budget, or just $50-60 billion....

Nancy Pelosi Declines Eric Cantor's State Of The Union Proposal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has begged off sitting with Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) at Tuesday night's State of the Union Ad...

The Trojan Horse Republican Congress

James Wagoner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Wagoner

Republicans have held a major press conference to introduce the so-called "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act." But, wait a minute! Didn't they run a campaign based on the economy?

Same Words, Different Meaning: The Bipartisanship Gap Between the GOP and Obama

Michael Maslansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Maslansky

Republicans concede common ground, but make difference a main point. Obama concedes difference, but makes common ground his main point.

Welcome Back to the Future

Jim Worth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

The Republicans hold part of our political and economic future in their hands, which poses a question -- what the hell have the Tea Partiers done to our country? We'll soon find out.

Author Eric Cantor To Jon Stewart:

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Republican Whip Eric Cantor talked with Jon Stewart last night, in promotion of his new book, "Young Guns: A New Generation Of Conservative Leaders." ...

Axelrod Is Wrong: Obama Must Protect American Families From Wall Street Fraud

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

If senior White House adviser David Axelrod's comments this weekend are any indication, the Obama administration is woefully misreading the foreclosure fraud crisis currently gripping the U.S. economy.

Robbing the Middle Class: Republican 'Pledge' Lets Wall Street off the Hook

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

Republicans have not only pledged to set Wall Street loose, they've vowed not to clean-up the economic mess that results. When Wall Street sets the economy on fire, they'll let it burn -- if that means home, your job, or your retirement, so be it.

Eric Cantor Denies Power Grab: 'I Support John Boehner For Speaker'

The Washington Post | Perry Bacon Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

But Boehner has had no complaint about the "Young Guns" book, the latest example of the high-profile tactics of Cantor, who is the No. 2 man in the Ho...

Eric Cantor Says Republicans Could Take Back The House In November: Will They Really?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) hopped on the GOP-could-take-control-of-the-House bandwagon on Monday -- a prediction offered by none other th...

Eric Cantor Calls Obama's Middle East Policy 'Naive,' Stops Short Of Calling Him A 'Domestic Enemy'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) stopped short on Tuesday of agreeing that President Obama should be "defined as a domestic enemy" for his appr...

John Boehner, Eric Cantor Clash Denied By Both GOP Leaders

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) both took to Fox News Wednesday night to deny recent reports that th...