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Eric Cantor Defeat

Eric Cantor Is Going To Be Just Fine

The New York Times Magazine | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

“You know, people are hurting,” Eric Cantor admitted last month, shortly after his humiliating defeat in a Virginia Republican primary. ...

Eric Cantor Is Going To Be Just Fine

The New York Times Magazine | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

“You know, people are hurting,” Eric Cantor admitted last month, shortly after his humiliating defeat in a Virginia Republican primary. ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Republicans Elect Kevin McCarthy To Replace Eric Cantor As Majority Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans chose Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) as their new majority leader on Thursday, a week after Rep. Eric Cantor said he w...

Jennifer Bendery

The Real Leadership Race House Republicans Are Contesting

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One week after Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) lost his Republican primary election, setting off a mad dash for his job as House Majority Leade...

Race For Number 3 Spot In GOP Leadership Heats Up

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California appears likely to win election as House majority leader on Thursday when Republicans vote in the...

Michael McAuliff

Congressman Running For GOP Leadership Because Of 9/11 Opposed 9/11 Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In one of his earliest acts as a member of Congress in 2010, Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) voted against the James Zadroga 9/11 Health a...

From a Cantor to a Brat

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

The best gifts are complete surprises. They can awaken a soul deadened by the doldrums of predictability. Likewise, the best historical events are c...

Eric Cantor, Laura Ingraham Spar Over Taliban Joke

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

Conservative political commentator Laura Ingraham proved on Sunday she has no qualms about kicking House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) while he'...

Eric Cantor: 'I Don't Have Any Regrets'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who lost his Republican primary last week in a surprise upset by economics professor Dave Bra...

Cantor's Defeat Could Put Immigration Reform in Obama's Court

Elena Shore | Posted 08.12.2014 | Latino Voices
Elena Shore

The defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was quickly interpreted by national media as a signal that immigration reform was dead on arrival. But for immigration reform advocates, the strategy has not changed.

Cantor Was Too Liberal? Seriously?!

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.12.2014 | Comedy

So everyone seems to have an opinion on why House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary to a Tea Party challenger in a stunning upset on Tuesda...

Obama: Cantor Loss Does Not Mean Immigration Overhaul Is Dead

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

WESTON, Mass. (AP) — Vowing not to give up on an overhaul of immigration, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he "fundamentally rejects" the ...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Line Up To Replace Eric Cantor As Majority Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans said they're shocked and saddened by Rep. Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) Tuesday night defeat in Virginia's Republican primary ...

Paul Blumenthal

How David Brat Turned Eric Cantor's Fundraising Advantage Against Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On May 1, economics professor David Brat, the little-known challenger to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, appeared before the Mechanic...

Sabrina Siddiqui

The Race To Replace Eric Cantor As Majority Leader Has Already Begun

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eric Cantor's shocking defeat in Virginia's 7th District primary on Tuesday caused the biggest shakeup in House leadership since the GOP...

Everyone Is SUPER-SHOCKED By Eric Cantor's Loss

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.11.2014 | Media

Were you "surprised" by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's defeat in a congressional primary on Tuesday night? Were you "shocked"? "Stunned"? "Speech...

Immigration May Have Cost Cantor The Election

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigration may have cost Majority Leader Eric Cantor his election. His defeat almost certainly dooms the issue in the House. C...

Jon Ward

'Richmond Hubris' Drove Eric Cantor's War With Grassroots, Led To His Demise

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his brief remarks to a room full of shell-shocked supporters Tuesday night, deposed House Majority Leader Eric Cantor expressed disap...

Man Who Defeated Cantor Calls His Big Win 'A Miracle'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

Dave Brat celebrated his stunning victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) for the Republican nomination on Tuesday night in a phone int...

Michael McAuliff

Tea Party Defeat Of Eric Cantor Spells Trouble For GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Yes, Virginia, there is a tea party. And the news that conservative Dave Brat picked off House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Tuesday ni...

Ryan Grim

Eric Cantor Was Beaten Tuesday Night By Eric Cantor

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eric Cantor lost Tuesday night to tea party-backed David Brat, but the roots of the historic upset can be traced to the early days of th...