Tag Archives: Eric Cantor

Eric Cantor Joins Investment Bank

Former GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who suffered a stunning primary defeat this summer at the hands of an unknown Tea Party candidate, has joined Wall Street. And the teabaggers are screaming, “Told you so.” Kevin Broughton, communications director of the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund, said, “many analysts accused Eric Cantor of paying more attention to Wall Street ...

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Rep. Eric Cantor To Resign House Seat

Days after his shocking primary loss to a Tea Party challenger, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced that he was resigning his GOP leadership position. Today he announced that later this month he will leave Congress entirely. Cantor said he has asked Gov. Terry McAuliffe to call a special election for his district that coincides with the general election ...

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Quote Of The Day – Brian Schweitzer

“Don’t hold this against me, but I’m going to blurt it out. How do I say this? Men in the South, they are a little effeminate. They just have effeminate mannerisms. If you were just a regular person, you turned on the TV, and you saw Eric Cantor talking, I would say, and I’m fine with gay people, that’s all ...

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Cochran Didn’t Know Cantor Lost

Adding fuel to the “indecent things to animals” flap, some today are truly wondering about Sen. Thad Cochran’s state of mind. Three days after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor became national political news fodder by losing a primary election to tea party challenger Dave Brat, embattled GOP Sen. Thad Cochran has seemingly no idea what happened. To repeat: A sitting ...

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David Brat Campaign Scrubs Facebook As Media Digs Into His Staff And Statements

Tip of the iceberg, I guarantee it. Details. (Tipped by JMG reader Glenn)

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Dave Brat: I Won Because Jesus

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Cantor To Resign As Majority Leader

The biggest upset of the year just got even more upset-y. Eric Cantor, the second-ranking Republican in the House, will step down from his post as majority leader after losing his primary bid Tuesday night, sources tell NBC News. Aides say they expect Cantor to tell his colleagues he will resign from the position at a meeting of House Republicans ...

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GOP Rep. Peter King: Cantor Loss May Spur Another Shutdown Stunt

From the clip: “What Ted Cruz did last year was suicidal,” King said, alluding to the Cruz-engineered government shutdown that cost the GOP mightily in the polls last October. “I hope that doesn’t become party policy. So we can’t allow Eric’s defeat last night allow the Ted Cruzes and Rand Pauls to take over the party, or their disciples to ...

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Headlines Across Teabagistan

From Breitbart, Daily Caller, Twitchy, Truth Revolt, The Blaze, and Gateway Pundit.

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Sarah Palin Cheers Cantor’s Loss

“Congratulations to Dave Brat in Virginia on such an encouraging victory tonight! You shocked the political world and reminded D.C. that power lies with We the People and not any conventional party establishment. Dave Brat was massively outspent (more than 10 to 1) and laughed off by most, but he won the trust of voters the old fashioned way – ...

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Haters Celebrate Cantor’s Loss

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BREAKING: GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Appears Headed For Defeat UPDATE: AP Calls It, Cantor Has Lost

Just a few hours ago, the Washington Post published this: A conservative challenger is expected to fall far short of defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) in Tuesday’s congressional primary. Disorganization and poor funding have stymied the campaign of tea party activist David Brat, even as he tapped into conservative resentment toward a party leader who has been courting ...

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Teabagger To Challenge Eric Cantor

Virginia Tea Party activist Peter Greenwald spent the weekend asking hate group leaders for their support in his campaign to unseat House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.  Bryan Fischer happily retweeted the above yesterday afternoon.

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Eric Cantor’s Staff Has Cops Threaten To Arrest Singing Immigrant Children

Raw Story reports: A group of children calling for immigration reform were forced to leave House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) office on Thursday after Capitol Police officers threatened to arrest them. In a video posted to YouTube by the group Keeping Families Together, the children are seen in Cantor’s personal office singing: “We want reform, we want it now. ...

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Nancy Pelosi Vs Eric Cantor

Suh-NAP!

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Press Release Of The Day

From the National Jewish Democratic Council: “American Jews will feel a sense of profound disappointment that two of the most important Republicans in the country have chosen to address – and thus court and legitimize – some of America’s most extreme and deeply disturbing social conservatives at today’s Values Voter Summit. The Southern Poverty Law Center urged public officials to ...

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FRC Slams Eric Cantor’s Call For GOP Tolerance On LGBT Rights Issues

The Family Research Council is the first hate group out of the gate to slam House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s call for GOP tolerance on LGBT rights issues. This misguided tolerance leads both political parties to embrace H.R. 6019, legislation introduced by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (R-Texas) (ironically one of the biggest bullies in Congress) that seeks to continue a ...

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House Majority Leader Rep Eric Cantor Urges GOP “Tolerance” On Gay Issues

Clearly concerned about the GOP’s eroding base among young voters and minorities, House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor is calling for his party to show more tolerance regarding LGBT issues. Cantor, as you doubtlessly know, has been his party’s point man on thwarting numerous gay rights issues. “I think an even bigger issue than that, from a cultural standpoint, is ...

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The Wife Of GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Supports Marriage Equality

(Via – Good As You)

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