Rep. Eric Cantor
Days after House Republicans overhauled much of their leadership team, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he’s “all in” to remain as speaker in the new Congress that will meet next year.
Some conservatives are skittish about having a new House majority leader from left-leaning California.
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.
Republicans, including the vanquished majority leader himself, on Sunday considered Rep. Eric Cantor’s primary loss last week to a little-known tea party challenger and what it means for the GOP heading forward.
President Obama rejects the notion that Cantor’s primary defeat means there is no chance for an overhaul of immigration laws.
A video posted on Representative Chris Van Hollen’s (D-Md.) YouTube account Oct. 12 has gone viral as the government shutdown and Congressional impasse continues. Entitled “The GOP’s little rule change they hoped you wouldn’t notice,” the video features Van Hollen, who represents Maryland’s 8th District discussing a House Rules Committee change that was put in place on Sept. 30.
House Republican officials say they’re willing to negotiate an end to a potential constitutional confrontation in a document dispute, but only if the Obama administration turns over more emails and memos related to the flawed “Fast and Furious” gun-tracking operation.
On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]