More Susan Ferrechio Articles

  • Eric Cantor will step down as majority leader July 31

    An emotional Eric Cantor announced to GOP lawmakers Wednesday that he would relinquish his post as House Majority Leader on July 31.

  • 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...

  • Eric Cantor to step down as House majority leader: GOP lawmaker

    Rep. Eric Cantor will step down as the House majority leader at the end of July, according to a Republican lawmaker familiar with his plans. The Virginia Republican unexpectedly lost his primary bid on Tuesday to challenger Dave Brat. For more on this story, check WashingtonExaminer.com...

  • House Republicans haven't had a leadership shake-up like this in a decade

    It’s been nearly a decade since a House majority leader stepped down, but it could happen this afternoon. That's when House Republicans will huddle in an emergency meeting in the Capitol basement to determine the fate of their majority leader, Rep. Eric Cantor, who lost his GOP primary in...

  • Dave Brat told voters to 'Google' Eric Cantor's support for immigration reform

    Dave Brat, the college professor who won a surprise upset in Virginia's 7th District GOP primary, said Wednesday he won in part by convincing voters that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor backs pro-amnesty elements of immigration reform, despite proclaiming otherwise. Cantor sent campaign...

  • How the Dream Act may have led to Eric Cantor's loss

    The defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is likely to significantly chill efforts to pass an immigration reform bill this year.

  • House conservative: Move by John Boehner allies to crush opposition 'boneheaded'

    Some House conservatives believe Speaker John Boehner won't seek the gavel in 2015 and one called his alleged move to crush a GOP uprising against him “boneheaded.” Five lawmakers participating in monthly conservative roundtable were asked whether they believed the Ohio Republican would...

  • Senate Republicans poised to block Democratic student loan bill

    A Democratic plan to lower student loan interest rates and pay for it with a tax increase will go nowhere in the Senate, Republicans said Monday. The Senate this week is expected to vote on legislation sponsored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and endorsed Monday by President Barack Obama,...

  • IRS sent 'massive' database of tax exempt groups to FBI weeks before 2010 election

    Internal Revenue Service officials sent the Federal Bureau of Investigation a "massive" database listing of tax exempt organizations just a few weeks before the November 2010 elections, House investigators announced Monday. Oversight and Government Reform Chairmen Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and...

  • Senate fight over student interest rates starts this week as House debates Veterans Affairs fix

    The Senate will consider legislation to lower Student loan interest rates this week, while House lawmakers debate measures to cut taxes for small businesses and consider bills aimed at privatizing and reforming veterans' health care. While legislation churns through both chambers, lawmakers...



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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