By David M. Drucker | 07/08/14 03:37 PM
The leadership shuffle caused by Rep. Eric Cantor's departure is being cited as one of the reasons health care is being punted to the fall.
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican congressional candidate Dave Brat is naming new senior campaign staff. Brat's campaign said Tuesday that Phil Rapp will be the new campaign manager. He worked was a volunteer coordinator during the GOP primary. Rapp is Brat's third campaign manager. Zachary...
By Steve Forbes | 07/02/14 02:04 PM
Rep. Eric Cantor's loss to largely unknown primary challenger Dave Brat surprised everyone. Brat himself called the win a “miracle.” Now, on the heels of this headline-grabbing result, Republican strategists are distancing themselves from the Cantor campaign, while simultaneously pointing...
By Steve Doty | 06/26/14 11:31 AM
Dave Brat made national headlines earlier this month when he unseated incumbent House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
By Betsy Woodruff | 06/25/14 10:42 AM
Almost exactly two weeks ago, Dave Brat gained national attention by pulling off a primary win over then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor that he called "an unbelievable miracle." Brat spoke with the Washington Examiner this morning about his efforts to reintroduce himself to the public and his...
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/25/14 10:13 AM
The House Financial Services Committee is holding a hearing on the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, the usually-obscure government agency that subsidizes U.S. exports with taxpayer-backed loan guarantees to foreign buyers.
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/22/14 12:10 PM
House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy says Congress should let the Export-Import Bank expire, the biggest blow yet to the imperiled subsidy agency whose charter expires this fall. On "Fox News Sunday," host Chris Wallace asked McCarthy if he agrees with "conservatives who say that the...
By David Harsanyi | 06/20/14 11:02 AM
Even in the most catastrophic year for congressional incumbents, 90 percent of them will win re-election — and most of them will do so rather easily. Many of them, in fact, won't even have to run a campaign.
By David M. Drucker | 06/19/14 04:34 PM
Where Eric Cantor pushed, expect Kevin McCarthy to steer. Where the outgoing House majority leader has used his post to lead the Republican Party, expect his successor to lead his conference.
By Betsy Woodruff | 06/19/14 02:25 PM
Dave Brat has a new campaign manager, and she's an Eric Cantor alum.
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/13/14 11:24 AM
Eric Cantor's single largest source of campaign contributions was Blackstone Group, the high-rolling financial titan in Midtown Manhattan.
By Star Parker | 06/13/14 04:29 PM
Just when Tea Party obituaries were being sounded around the country, a Washington fixture of 42 years, Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran, gets forced into a runoff against upstart Tea Party candidate Chris McDaniel.
By Becket Adams | 06/13/14 03:39 PM
On Friday, embattled incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., was derided on social media for supposedly not knowing about the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., at the hands of an obscure Tea Party challenger.
By Linda Chavez | 06/13/14 11:48 AM
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat this week is being widely touted as a warning to Republicans contemplating immigration reform. The popular narrative has it that because Cantor's opponent, Dave Brat, is a hard-line immigration opponent who accused Cantor of being "pro-amnesty,"...
By Rebecca Berg | 06/13/14 11:36 AM
In light of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's stunning defeat in a Republican primary this week, national Republicans have looked with renewed concern toward Mississippi, where another incumbent, Sen. Thad Cochran, is facing an existential threat from an insurgent challenger in a primary...
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