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  • Eric Cantor: 'I don't have any regrets'

    Just five days after Rep. Eric Cantor's stunning defeat, the first sitting majority leader to go down to a primary challenger in history, the Virginia Republican denied that his loss had anything to do with being out of touch with voters in his district. Cantor said he didn't believe the...

  • Eric Cantor loss gives Republicans chance to become people's party

    Eric Cantor's single largest source of campaign contributions was Blackstone Group, the high-rolling financial titan in Midtown Manhattan.

  • How Eric Cantor's loss leaves the GOP with an uncertain future

    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...

  • This massive survey on the differences between liberals and conservatives has 4 fascinating takeaways

    Republican and Democratic lawmakers have evolved at basically the same rate on the issue of homosexuality, there is still a portion of the population that opposes interracial marriage and the American public holds a generally favorable opinion of cable news, according to a new report from the...

  • Why are mainstream Republicans in Colorado afraid of Tom Tancredo?

    Panicked liberals and crony Republican elitists agree: Tom Tancredo would be bad for their Big Government and Big Business rackets. That's exactly why I support him in Colorado's June 24 GOP primary election for governor.

  • 'Ron Swanson' roasts Eric Cantor and Washington; is of course a fan of Teddy Roosevelt

    Nick Offerman, best known for his role as staunch Libertarian Ron Swanson on “Parks and Recreation,” had some interesting observations about House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., and the rest of Washington. Offerman, speaking at the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association...

  • GOP memo: Hillary Clinton gets almost $50 million in free media to hype book, candidacy

    The mainstream media's rush to give Hillary Clinton a platform to pitch her new memoir, Hard Choices, has provided the likely 2016 presidential candidate almost $50 million in free advertising, according to a GOP memo.

  • GOP agenda on hold until the party analyzes Eric Cantor's loss

    It's only natural that a who's-up-and-who's-down leadership struggle would consume House Republicans after the stunning primary defeat of Majority Leader Eric Cantor. There's a big hole in the party's top echelon, and it's got to be filled.

  • Poll watch: Trouble for Democrats going into the midterms, discord in Republican Party

    As President Obama's approval rating continues its slow and steady descent into negative territory, the Tea Party battles to win over a majority of GOP voters, according to two polls released this week. The first poll, which comes from Bloomberg News, shows that Obama's favorability rating has...

  • Why Dave Brat's win wasn't a victory for the Tea Party

    Don't call Dave Brat's win a victory for the Tea Party. The economics professor's shocking primary victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is undoubtedly a huge coup for Tea Party activists in Virginia. But it’s also a lot more than that, and framing his win in “Tea Party vs....

  • It's despicable to blame Eric Cantor's loss on his Judaism

    Of all the explanations being offered for the surprising defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., the most despicable is the suggestion that he lost because he was Jewish.

  • Tea Party groups that offered Dave Brat zero support sure are thrilled he defeated Eric Cantor

    A Tea Party candidate soundly defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., on Tuesday, sending shockwaves through the Republican establishment and the Democratic Party. And Dave Brat, the 52-year-old chairman of the Randolph-Macon College Department of Economics and Business in Ashland,...

  • Paul Ryan won't run for leadership post in wake of Eric Cantor's ouster

    House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said he isn't interested in running for a Republican leadership position now that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has announced he will step down next month. Ryan, a former GOP vice presidential nominee, is among the top names that have circulated to...

  • It was a low-turnout election and other Eric Cantor-Dave Brat myths

    Fox News Digital Politics Editor Chris Stirewalt offers a useful corrective to four myths about Randolph-Macon Academy Professor Dave Brat's resounding 12-point defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

  • Will the GOP establishment back Dave Brat? Maybe, kind of

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's stunning 12-point defeat to a relatively unknown primary challenger has sparked concern among Tea Party activists who have conducted a long-running battle with the GOP establishment.



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