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Eric Cantor Loss

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....

All Politics Is Local

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics
Jerry Jasinowski

The great hullabaloo in Washington about the primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is producing entirely too much analysis, most of it ill-conceived.

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...

Cantor and Crony Capitalism

Jared Bernstein | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Jared Bernstein

One interesting issue to come out of Cantor's totally unexpected defeat is the feasibility -- or lack thereof -- of the delicate dance the majority leader tried to do: snuggle up real close to business and especially, in Cantor's case, financial markets on the one hand, and claim far right street cred on the other.

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...

Colbert On The Tea Party: 'IT'S ALIVE!!!'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.12.2014 | Comedy

Everyone is still analyzing what the surprising primary loss of Eric Cantor means for the Republican party and American politics in general, but Steph...

The Daily Szep -- Cantor Buried in Virginia

Paul Szep | Posted 08.12.2014 | Comedy
Paul Szep

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Not Everyone Was Surprised That Eric Cantor Lost

Bob Seay | Posted 08.11.2014 | Media
Bob Seay

While pundits may argue about why Cantor lost, they are in agreement that no one could have seen this coming. Democrats weren't paying attention to a Republican primary in a Republican safe district.

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 ...

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...

Amanda Terkel

Dave Brat, Economics Professor: 'I Don't Have A Well-Crafted Response' On Minimum Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Economics professor Dave Brat was thrown headfirst into the pressure cooker of national politics Wednesday, when he appeared on MSNBC an...

The Fall of Eric Cantor: An Outbreak of Paedophobia, The Fear Of Children

Richard Brodsky | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The expected right-wing electoral bogeymen had begun to diminish. Obamacare was working, climate change was everywhere, gay marriage was yesterday's fight. Something new was needed. The Tea Party, we fearlessly predict, will turn to "amnesty" and try to broaden the argument.

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...

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...

Sam Stein

Is It Possible That Eric Cantor Just Wasn't Conservative Enough?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The night of Barack Obama’s inauguration in January 2009, a group of 15 or so Republican lawmakers gathered at the Caucus Room, a high...

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...

With Eric Cantor Defeat, Congressional Republicans Lose Only Non-Christian

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) shocking defeat Tuesday in the Republican primary to represent Virginia's 7th Congressional ...