By Susan Ferrechio | 04/16/14 06:37 PM
Update: A spokesman for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, has issued a response to Cantor's statement, included in the story below. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., issued a highly critical statement Wednesday, slamming President Obama for what he called “partisan...
By Paul Bedard | 04/14/14 04:17 PM
In a “never mind” move, Richmond, Va., Democrats have been forced to cancel their planned May 3 convention to pick a challenger to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor because nobody stepped forward to take him on. The Henrico County Democratic Committee made the surprise move after presumed...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/14/14 03:58 PM
Conservative lawmakers are lining up against the Export-Import Bank, which subsidizes U.S. exporters at taxpayer risk. Mike Lee wrote an op-ed against it, Pat Toomey criticized it on the floor, 21 Republican members cast a symbolic vote against an Obama nominee to Ex-Im's board, Senate Majority...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/10/14 04:08 PM
House Speaker John Boehner has a really tough job. Nobody would blame him for stepping down after this fall's election. The top two names floated as successors are Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling.
By David M. Drucker | 04/08/14 10:14 AM
Rep. Steve Scalise played a crucial role in whipping votes for a flood insurance bill that split congressional conservatives, drawing notice on Capitol Hill at a time when ambitious House Republicans are jockeying for leadership positions in 2015.
By Gene Healy | 04/07/14 06:24 PM
“ Imperial Presidency' Becomes a Rallying Cry for Republicans,” the New York Times headline blared in a story in the April 1 print edition. But the Grey Lady wasn't fooling: it's the GOP's “unified anthem” for 2014, reflecting “conservative philosophy about the appropriate role of...
By Andrew Taylor | 03/24/14 07:50 AM
Divisions among Republicans over a budget deal and a shortfall in tax estimates are complicating the House GOP's efforts to advance a spending plan this spring. Party leaders insist the GOP-controlled House is moving full speed ahead to approve one, but it has fallen behind schedule amid concerns...
By David M. Drucker | 03/17/14 05:47 AM
House Republican leaders are committed to passing an Obamacare alternative before the November elections, but even proponents of the effort are skeptical that it will produce anything beyond a set of policy principles. Senior Republicans charged with writing health care legislation to replace...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/12/14 06:32 PM
A Senate panel Thursday approved a package of loan guarantees for embattled Ukraine, but the measure could ultimately stall over a provision included to reform the International Monetary Fund. Congress will adjourn for a week-long recess Friday before addressing the legislation, which includes...
03/05/14 02:45 PM
Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., offer up their thoughts on the escalating tension between Russia and Ukraine.
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