Eric Cantor’s shocking defeat left Jewish Republicans speechless. But what does his demise say about the future of the party — and its always tenuous tie to the Tribe?
Liberal Dan Cantor crowed that the downfall of the GOP power guy is not ‘a referendum on Cantors everywhere — only on right-wing ones.’
Eric Cantor spent years spoon-feeding the Tea Party a diet of extreme, hateful rhetoric. Now the monster he helped create has caused his own political demise, Jay Michaelson writes.
Republican lawmakers are scrambling to identify the party’s future leaders after the shock primary election defeat of Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives, by an upstart candidate from the Tea Party movement.
The shocking defeat of Eric Cantor is an ‘apocalyptic’ moment for the Republican mainstream as Tea Party conservatives proved no one is safe from challenge.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia lost a Republican primary to a Tea Party challenger on Tuesday in a stunning upset that gave the conservative Tea Party movement the biggest victory in its short four-year history.
Rep. Eric Cantor, the House of Representatives majority leader, visited a synagogue in China on the same day he appealed for more religious freedoms in the country.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a descendant of Jewish immigrants to America, told Jewish activists on Thursday he supports fixing the immigration system but will oppose attempts to pass comprehensive reform in the House of Representatives.
Under mounting pressure on immigration, Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will meet with Jewish advocates for reform on Thursday.
Activists are trying to convince Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor that immigration reform is a Jewish issue. So far, he seems unswayed.