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Laura Barron-Lopez

Kevin McCarthy Prepares To Bring Iran Bill To House Floor | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Monday he is preparing to bring legislation to the House floor in the near future that would give...

Cantor To Leave Congress Early

AP | By ALAN SUDERMAN | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the Hous...

Eric Cantor Steps Down As House Majority Leader

AP | By ALAN FRAM | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rep. Eric Cantor used his farewell as House majority leader Thursday to lament what he calls a diminished U.S. role in a world that...

Why Cathy McMorris Rodgers Could Be the Next Speaker of the House

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics
Gary Villablanca Duff

Now that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his bid to return to Congress, the door is open for Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R - Washington) to make a play for John Boehner's Speaker seat, which insiders say Boehner will not run again for.

New GOP Leader Won't Back Export-Import Bank Reauthorization

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

Incoming House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Sunday he will not support reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank's charter when it e...

Kevin McCarthy Is The Least Tenured House Majority Leader Ever

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

The election of Rep. Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) to succeed Rep. Eric Cantor (Va.) as the next House majority leader set the record for the least tenured ...

Jennifer Bendery

Steve Scalise Wins Bid For House Majority Whip | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) on Thursday won his bid to become House majority whip. He replaces Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), who was el...

Sabrina Siddiqui

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

Potential Majority Leader Has An Odd Way With Words

Washington Post | Dana Milbank | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

It happens once a week, almost like clockwork. Kevin McCarthy, the man House Republicans are on course to tap this week as their next majority lead...

Raul Labrador Pleads For GOP Support In Race To Replace Eric Cantor

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House GOP leaders have "failed to bridge the divide" with Republicans outside Washington, conservative Rep. Raul Labrador said Mon...

State Republicans Face Turmoil As Party Hits 'Rock Bottom'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.15.2014 | Politics

The Idaho Republican running for House majority leader had to adjourn the state GOP convention on Saturday without accomplishing much of anything, aft...

Cantor Defeat Rooted in Anti-Semitism

Daryl Rowland | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy
Daryl Rowland

According to findings, it matters little to voters whether a particular putz is Jewish, Christian or Muslim.

Jon Ward

Raul Labrador To Run for House Majority Leader | Jon Ward | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

A two-term Republican congressman from Idaho with a track record of challenging the House Republican leadership said Friday he would run for the No. 2...

Pete Sessions Bows Out Of Race To Replace Eric Cantor As House Majority Leader

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) has removed himself from consideration to replace House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, CQ Roll Call reported ...

Jennifer Bendery

Tea Party Lawmakers Complain About Rushed GOP Leadership Elections | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As House Republicans inch closer to deciding who they plan to support as their next majority leader, tea party-backed lawmakers are grum...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Line Up To Replace Eric Cantor As Majority Leader | 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 | 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...

Victory For Blago and Burris is Imminent

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Norman

Reid expressed willingness to negotiate. But when he and Burris meet, it is Burris who will be in the stronger position, Reid who must yield lest his illicitness become too apparent to the public.