Eric Cantor

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks during a tribute for the recently departed Dr. Maya Angelou at the National Action Network in Harlem on May 31, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Sharpton: Brat’s Win ‘Threatens Civil Rights, Immigration Rights’ In US

Rev. Al Sharpton warns that Dave Brat’s primary win over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor threatens civil rights in the United States.

06/12/2014

Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility on April 12, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: ‘The Ball Is Moving Forward’ On Immigration Reform

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday that “the ball is moving forward” on immigration reform despite the surprise defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Virginia primary.

06/12/2014

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., waves at the end of a news conference on March 6, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Graham: Let’s Fix Immigration Before It ‘Leads To Another 9/11-Type Attack’

A day after soundly defeating six Republican challengers, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said he will try to push the GOP to solve hard problems such as immigration.

06/12/2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., addresses President Barack Obama at the Inaugural Luncheon in Statuary Hall on Inauguration Cay at the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Matt  Cavanaugh-Pool/Getty Images)

Cantor’s Loss Seems Likely To Make Politics More Difficult For Obama

For years, the White House saw House Majority Leader Eric Cantor as a chief driver of Republicans’ staunch opposition to nearly all of President Barack Obama’s agenda. Now, Cantor’s stunning primary loss seems likely to make politics even more difficult for Obama.

06/12/2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Clinton: Cantor Opponent ‘Ran Against Immigrants’

Hillary Clinton says Majority Leader Eric Cantor “was defeated by a candidate who basically ran against immigrants.”

06/11/2014

President Obama told graduates at Worcester Technical High School in Massachusetts that immigration reform is still possible even with Eric Cantor's primary defeat. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Cantor Loss Is Not The Death Knell Of Immigration Reform

President Obama rejects the notion that Cantor’s primary defeat means there is no chance for an overhaul of immigration laws.

06/11/2014

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Cantor Vanquisher Brat Shies From Tea Party Label

Dave Brat doesn’t like being tagged a tea partyer, his dad says.

06/11/2014

US House Majority Leader Eric Cantor speaks during a press conference announcing his resignation as Majority Leader at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 11, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Cantor to Resign as Majority Leader July 31

Virginia Republican Rep. Eric Cantor says he will step down as House majority leader on July 31. He plans to stay in Congress but not seek re-election.

06/11/2014

Hillary Clinton says Majority Leader Eric Cantor "was defeated by a candidate who basically ran against immigrants." , D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Clinton: Cantor Defeated By Candidate Who ‘Ran Against Immigrants’

Hillary Clinton says Majority Leader Eric Cantor “was defeated by a candidate who basically ran against immigrants.”

06/11/2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on June 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Political Analyst: Cantor’s ‘Comeback Will Take A While’ Following Stunning Loss

Eric Cantor made history Tuesday night, but not in a good way, becoming the first sitting House majority leader to lose a primary race.

06/11/2014

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