4 Implications of Eric Cantor’s Primary Defeat

The defeat of Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the House’s No. 2 Republican, has major ramifications for policy and leadership in Washington. Cantor lost his primary election Tuesday to Randolph-Macon College economics professor Dave Brat in a startling upset in Virginia’s 7th District. Brat credited the tea party and grassroots activists for his victory. Many conservatives see the results […]

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Boehner Won’t Be Attending Anti-Tea Party PAC’s Ritzy Florida Retreat

(CNSNews.com) – House Speaker John Boehner will not be attending aweekend retreat hosted byThe Republican Mainstreet Partnership PAC— whose goal is to elect moderate GOP candidates and protect Republican incumbents from Tea Party challengers — because of a scheduling conflict, a GOP aide told CNSNews.com. But Boehner’s top two lieutenants, Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) […]

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Cantor: Immigration Legislation Isn’t Written Yet

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call/Newscom House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R–VA) and Judiciary Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte (R–VA) have not yet written bill text for their plan addressing children of illegal immigrants. Heritage’s David Addington, group vice president of research, wrote yesterday that Cantor and Goodlatte should reveal the text of their much-publicized plan “so the […]

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Cantor and Goodlatte: Please Show America Your Immigration Bill

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Newscom) House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R–VA) and House Judiciary Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte (R–VA), reportedly continue work “on a bill to provide a legal status to those who were brought illegally to the U.S. as children by their parents.” Although Speaker of the House John Boehner (R–OH) […]

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Next Congress Will Be ‘Less Jewish’

The new Congress has fewer Jews for the second straight time. Israel is less of a drawing card. Just ask outgoing non-Jewish Rep. West. Jewish representation in the next Congress will drop by nearly 20 percent, the second consecutive time fewer Jews were elected. Although the number of Jews voting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney […]

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Romney Blasted Obama: America Must Lead the World in Stopping Iran

United States presidential candidate Mitt Romney criticized the Obama administration’s police on Iran as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad continued to threaten Israel. Speaking after Ahmadinejad called Israel a “cancerous tumor that must be excised,” he said Obama had failed to prevent Iran from moving forward with its nuclear program. “America must lead the world in […]

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