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House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., answers questions from members of the news media after a House Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 15, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Eclectic Mix of Donors in Race to Succeed Cantor

The race to succeed House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has attracted donations from Sarah Palin and Emmy-winning TV producer Jonathan Littman, as both Republican and Democratic candidates reap the benefits of Cantor’s upset loss in last month’s GOP primary.

07/17/2014

House Republican Whip, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), leaves a meeting of the House Republican conference June 18, 2014 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

House GOP Elects Kevin McCarthy Majority Leader

Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, a former aide elected to Congress in his own right less than eight years ago, won election as House majority leader Thursday.

06/19/2014

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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

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor could be the next House speaker, but first he has to get past a little-known, tea party-backed challenger with a vocal following in Tuesday's Republican primary in Virginia.  (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Cantor: ‘Distrust’ Of Obama’s Ability To Enforce Current Laws Halts Immigration Reform

Cantor said that House Republicans will not take up a Senate bill on the issue, and stated that immigration reform doesn’t have a comprehensive fix, but instead requires a “step-by-step approach.”

02/02/2014

File photo of Dick Armey. (credit: Getty Images)

Former Tea Party Leader Armey Blames GOP For Setbacks

The former leader of a tea party group says the Republican Party and stupid statements by some candidates are to blame for the GOP’s losses in last month’s congressional elections.

12/10/2012

File photo of former CIA Director David Petraeus. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

House Leader Heard Of Petraeus Affair Oct. 27

An aide to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says the Virginia congressman first heard about CIA Director David Petraeus’ extramarital affair on Saturday, Oct. 27, from an FBI source he didn’t know.

11/12/2012

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