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Eric Cantor Primary

Igor Bobic

Tea Party Gloats As Eric Cantor Cashes In On Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The tea party's reaction to news that ousted House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) is headed to Wall Street can be summed up in thre...

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...

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...

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...

Elise Foley

Eric Cantor Loss Leaves Immigration Reform Supporters Scrambling

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform supporters spent Wednesday fighting the notion that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) primary loss was a fi...

Money Isn't Everything

Dan Glickman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Dan Glickman

To see a candidate taking on an incumbent with an astronomical cash advantage, running on a platform in part opposed to money's influence in the political system, and win is an amazing thing in this day and age. Maybe this is the beginning of a trend in both parties.

Eric Cantor Is The Disaster Movie Of The Summer

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.11.2014 | Comedy

If you were worried that we wouldn't be treated to an epic disaster movie this year, stop. Thanks to Eric Cantor -- well, the tea party and Dave Brat,...

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Cantor Will Step Down As House Majority Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) announced Wednesday that he is resigning his post as House majority leader in the wake of his stunning defeat i...

Wall Street Just Lost A Bestest Buddy In Eric Cantor

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business

Eric Cantor's political career is dead and Wall Street is sad. The primary defeat Tuesday night of House Majority Leader Cantor (R-Va.) at the hand...

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...

Michael McAuliff

It Was Not Immigration Reform That Doomed Cantor, Poll Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A poll out Wednesday from Rep. Eric Cantor's Virginia district raises questions about the wisdom of running away from immigration reform...

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...

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...

So Who's The Guy Who Just Beat Eric Cantor? Meet Dave Brat

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

David Brat, a tea party activist and professor, scored one of the biggest upsets in political history Tuesday when he defeated House Majority Leader E...

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...

Eric Cantor Defeated By Tea Party Challenger

AP | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says his supporters should continue to fight for the conservative values he championed in Con...

Amanda Terkel

Eric Cantor Defeated By Tea Party Challenger

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) lost his seat in Congress Tuesday in a shocking upset to Dave Brat, a college professor backed...

Amanda Terkel

The 5 Races To Watch In The June 10 Primaries

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Six states have primary elections Tuesday, with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) hoping to tho...

Eric Cantor's Complicated Relationship With Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has, in recent weeks, highlighted his efforts to block comprehensive immigration reform as he ...

Eric Cantor To Face Primary Challenge

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor can add his name to the growing list of Republicans facing a primary challenge in 2014. David Brat, an economics pro...

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Cantor's Donation To Anti-Incumbent Super PAC Causing More Headaches For His Members

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) $25,000 donation to an anti-incumbent super PAC has become the gift that keeps on giving. Bu...