All Posts Tagged With: "Eric Cantor"

Rival Challenges for House Control as GOP is Split

The swift election by Republicans for new leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives will not heal the divisions in the party though U.S. lawmakers said it provides insulation from any challenges to John Boehner’s position as Speaker following midterm elections. Kevin McCarthy a Representative from California who is supported by the tech industry as […]

Cantor Loses GOP Primary in Virginia

Eric Cantor the House Majority Leader lost his Virginia GOP primary race to Dave Brat a challenger backed by the Tea Party in what was described as a stunning upset. Brat is a professor of economics and a novice in politics, but he grabbed onto the controversial issue of immigration when he accused Cantor, the […]