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Breaking: Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Loses Primary

by David Badash ● 8:11 PM June 10, 2014
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Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has just lost his primary to challenger Dave Brat, an anti-immigration reform Tea Party candidate.

News

GOP’s Cocaine Congressman Not Quitting — Announces Leave Of Absence

by David Badash ● 8:17 AM November 21, 2013
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Trey Radel, the Tea Party Republican U.S. Congressman who pled guilty yesterday after his arrest last month for possession of cocaine, late last night from his home state of Florida announced he is taking a leave of absence.

Coming Out

Let’s Cheer Our Own – Just Call Gay Cantor Mark Goldman ‘President’

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 10:29 AM August 20, 2013
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Out and proud gays are everywhere these days, even where you might least expect to find them, like President of the American Conference of Cantors.

News

Boehner, Cantor Kill Decades-Old Violence Against Women Act

by David Badash ● 8:41 AM January 3, 2013
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Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) allowed the decades-old Violence Against Women Act to die yesterday when — like the Hurricane Sandy victims aid bill — they refused to bring the bill to the floor for a vote.

News

Watch Live: Governor Christie On GOP Refusal To Vote On Hurricane Sandy Relief (2 PM)

by David Badash ● 1:01 PM January 2, 2013
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NJ Governor Chris Christie will hold a press conference at 2:00 PM ET to discuss House Republicans’ current refusal to hold a vote on Hurricane Sandy relief aid.

News

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough: Uninformed, Ignorant, Or Just A Big Cantor Fan?

by David Badash ● 4:15 PM November 26, 2012
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Eric Cantor was on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” and told host Joe Scarborough several falsehoods — which Scarborough, as a journalist, has a duty to know are falsehoods.

News

Eric Cantor: Only ‘Traditional Marriage’ Allows For ‘Pursuit Of Happiness’

by David Badash ● 7:42 PM September 14, 2012
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Congressman Eric Cantor, the House Majority Leader, told the Values Voters Summit today that only “traditional marriage” allows for the “pursuit of happiness.”

Civil Rights

Anti-Gay Top Republican Eric Cantor: GOP Needs To Be ‘Party Of Inclusion’

by David Badash ● 9:47 AM July 20, 2012
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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a top Republican who has repeatedly voted anti-gay, yesterday said the GOP needs “to be a party of inclusion not exclusion.”

News

Obama Jobs Bill: Top 10 False And Irresponsible Republican Responses

by David Badash ● 12:46 AM September 9, 2011
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Upon news that the stimulus worked, here are the top 10 worst, negative and irresponsible responses from Republicans, who clearly are not interested in jobs.

Economics

President Obama’s Jobs Speech — Complete Text

by David Badash ● 7:09 PM September 8, 2011
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This is President Obama’s Jobs Speech, as prepared for delivery — complete text.

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Allen West Is Really Mad At Debbie Wasserman Schultz And He’s Telling!

by David Badash ● 7:03 PM July 19, 2011
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Rep. Allen West is really mad at DNCC Chair and fellow House member, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and he’s telling Nancy Pelosi and Eric Cantor.

Analysis

Gutting GOP, Gutless Obama: Will America’s Economy Go the Way of Europe?

by Tanya Domi ● 4:42 PM July 12, 2011
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The GOP is gutting food from poor Americans, Obama, moving ever right, doesn’t have the guts to stand up to them, and the U.S. economy is like Europe.