By David M. Drucker and Susan Ferrechio | 06/14/14 09:13 AM
Less than 24 hours after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor got ambushed in a GOP primary, shell-shocked Republicans gathered in the basement of the U.S. Capitol. The Virginia Republican gave a short speech, saying he would give up his leadership post at the end of July. Then the man he was...
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/13/14 02:36 PM
Second-term Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, plans to challenge Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., for the second most powerful House leadership position. Labrador just released a statement announcing his bid for House majority leader, saying he believes Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary loss on...
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/12/14 11:02 PM
Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California has a clear path to succeeding Eric Cantor in the No. 2 House leadership position, now that McCarthy's only opponent has dropped out. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, announced Thursday night he will no longer seek the job of majority leader, leaving McCarthy as...
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 06/12/14 09:33 PM
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas says he's dropping his bid for House majority leader. Sessions was one of a handful of candidates in the running for the post being left by Rep. Eric Cantor of Virginia, who lost a primary election earlier this week. “After thoughtful...
By David M. Drucker | 06/11/14 06:58 PM
Will he or won’t he? House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling continues to resist the entreaties of the insurgent wing of his caucus to launch a bid for House majority leader in the wake of Rep. Eric Cantor’s loss in a Virginia GOP primary. The Texan declined to comment on his...
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/11/14 05:25 PM
An emotional Eric Cantor announced to GOP lawmakers Wednesday that he would relinquish his post as House Majority Leader on July 31.
By David M. Drucker | 06/11/14 11:58 AM
The race to succeed Rep. Eric Cantor as House Majority Leader began Wednesday morning, just hours after the Virginia Republican was ousted in a GOP primary in stunning fashion.
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