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Eric Cantor Disaster Relief

Matt Sledge

House Conservatives Mum On Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Eric Cantor is rarely shy about his position on disaster relief aid. Even before Hurricane Irene made landfall last year, the House majority whip's of...

Sabrina Siddiqui

New York Mayor Seeks Billions In Sandy Relief | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg made a visit Wednesday to Capitol Hill to advocate for $42 billion in disaster relief and preventi...

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....

Amanda Terkel

Eric Cantor Pressed FEMA About Aid For His District As Agency Struggled For Funding | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have been busy convincing Congress to quickly fill its emergency aid coffers, as the agenc...

Tyler Kingkade

House GOP Seeks Cuts To Auto Industry To Pay For Disaster Relief Funds | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans rolled out their plan to fund disaster relief in Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) district, but at the cost of al...

Eric Cantor Clarifies Disaster Relief Stance

AP | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- A top House Republican said Wednesday that there will be no holdup in replenishing disaster aid ac...

White House Requests Billions In Disaster Relief, Setting Up Fight With GOP

AP | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The White House told Congress on Thursday there's a need for more than $5 billion in additional di...

Eric Cantor: Disaster Relief Funding Has 'No Strings Attached'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP/The Huffington Post) -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says he never suggested that disaster funds for victims of Hurricane Irene...

Chris Christie: Don't Delay Hurricane Relief For Spending Cuts

AP | BETH DeFALCO | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — Firebrand Gov. Chris Christie let loose against Congress on Wednesday, saying he wouldn't let a fight brewing in Washington over...

Kirsten Gillibrand Blasts Eric Cantor Over Disaster Relief

YNN | By Web Staff | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

Senator Gillibrand said, "I think it's irresponsible, and I think he lacked judgement, and I think he should come and begin to meet with the homes, th...

The Effete Fed

Edward Flattau | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Because of a rigid ideological commitment to "get Washington off the public's back," House of Representative Republicans tend to have a counter productive, narrow view of the appropriate role for federal government.

FEMA Chief Responds To Concerns About Dwindling Disaster Aid

AP | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the federal disaster assistance agency says recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irene will proceed regardless of a dwi...

FEMA Disaster Aid Account Running Short Of Money

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A political battle between the tea party-driven House and the Democratic-controlled Senate is threatening to slow money to the gove...

Lunch Money

Jonathan Richards | Posted 10.28.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Richards


Sam Stein

Haley Barbour Breaks With Eric Cantor On Disaster Relief | Sam Stein | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Governor Haley Barbour (R-Miss.) broke with his own party's leadership in the House of Representatives on Friday, arguing that Congress ...

GOP Leader: Disaster Relief For Tornado Victims Must Be Offset With Budget Cuts

Posted 07.30.2011 | Politics

On Sunday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) reiterated his position that disaster relief funds for the tornado victims in Joplin, Missouri mus...