Tag Archives: Dave Brat

Why Cantor Lost: UVA Center For Politics Weighs In

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) speaks to reporters from the Capitol, June 11, 2014. (Photo by James Cullum)

TRNS reviewed some of the finer points with Geoffrey Skelley, Associate Editor of “Sabato’s Crystal Ball” at the UVA Center for Politics.

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Cantor Backs McCarthy As Majority Leader Replacement

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) speaks to reporters from the Capitol, June 11, 2014. (Photo by James Cullum)

Cantor met with McCarthy and House Speaker John Boehner Wednesday afternoon.

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Eric Cantor Feels Heat Over Immigration ‘Boondoggle’

Photo: Geoff Holtzman/TRNS

Two Republican congressional candidates in Virginia say the federal investor-visa program is “ripe with abuse” and that it’s time for a House cleaning.

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Cantor’s Big Business Agenda Sparks Primary Challenge

FEELING HEAT: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's flexibility on immigration reform makes him vulnerable to charges that he has lost touch with conservative principles.

Dave Brat is challenging Rep. Eric Cantor in a Republican primary — and giving the House majority leader a verbal thrashing on immigration.

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To Fix Healthcare, Lower Costs Are The Answer — Not Subsidies

Obamacare doesn’t make health insurance cheaper; it only shifts the high costs onto the backs of taxpayers

McCarthy: Obama Should See Drought Impact In California And Go To In-N-Out Burger

“But as any Californian can tell the President, the price of a burger at In-N-Out just isn’t what it used to be,” wrote the Majority Leader-elect.

Poll: Florida Voters Back Hillary Over Jeb, Rubio

Clinton leads Bush 49-42 percent and Rubio 53-59 percent.

TRNS News Notes- 7/24

AZ execution: 2 hours – 600 gasps
State: Inmate “never in pain”
Family: “Give him Drano”
FAA lifts Israel flight ban
Hamas rejects full ceasefire
Border: Dueling funding requests

Hamburg Is Destroyed, Nixon’s “Kitchen Debate”, And Congress Kicks Out Jim Traficant

Here’s what happened today in American political history.

Click here for: Thursday, July 24

● EPA plan for Four Corners haze survives review

● Regulators blitz foreclosure relief scammers

● FOIA suit seeks clemency program documents

● GOP plan raids low-income families

● Human smugglers caught in ICE net

● Birds threatened by football stadium