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By Quinn Bowman
House Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is no longer the lone Republican vying for the majority leader position Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., vacated earlier this week. Idaho’s Raul Labrador, first elected in 2010 when the tea party wave swept Republicans into…
By Gwen Ifill
Had a bad week? One that made you cry? One where you got smacked sideways by a setback you never saw coming? John Boehner has some advice for you: change the subject. That’s the option the speaker of the House…
Rep. Pete Sessions dropped out of the race for Majority Leader Thursday evening, leaving Rep. Kevin McCarthy as the lone remaining candidate for the second most powerful post in the House of Representatives.
By Domenico Montanaro, Terence Burlij, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
Today in the Morning Line: McCarthy makes his move to replace Cantor in leadership Cantor, a ‘victim of his own ambitions’ Cantor doesn’t likely change 2014, but 2016 is a different story A warning about volatility in campaigns New…
By PBS NewsHour
The defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by David Brat shakes the stability of a more fragile GOP establishment. Gwen Ifill is joined by former Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va., Adam Brandon of FreedomWorks and Ed O'Keefe of The Washington…
Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., announced his decision to step down from his leadership post less than 24 hours after he became the first House majority leader to be defeated in a primary. Cantor was ousted by David Brat, a virtually…
By David Espo, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Officials say House Majority Leader Eric Cantor intends to resign his leadership post this summer after losing a primary election Tuesday night in a major upset.
Today in the Morning Line: Cantor falls in stunning upset to Brat Defeat highlights difficulty for GOP on dealing with immigration reform Plenty of questions about Cantor’s campaign strategy House Republicans now without heir apparent to Boehner Obama weighs…
Republican tea party forces are rejoicing and the party establishment is somber or altogether silent in the wake of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat at the hands of political neophyte David Brat, an unflinching foe of loosening immigration…
By Alan Suderman, Associated Press
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was defeated Tuesday by a little-known economics professor in Virginia's Republican primary, a stunning upset and major victory for the tea party.
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