September 2, 2014 Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is joining the boutique investment bank Moelis & Co. The Virginia Republican was unexpectedly defeated in a June primary.
As workers prepare the Capitol for Monday's inaugural ceremony, there's word that Congress might not get into another battle over the debt ceiling.
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January 18, 2013 GOP leaders in the House say that will give Democrats in the Senate time to pass a budget that cuts spending. And if Congress doesn't pass a budget, they say, lawmakers shouldn't get their full pay. The move could put off another bruising battle over the borrowing limit.
July 14, 2011 In a Senate floor speech, majority leader Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada said praised two Republicans, Sen. Mitch McConnell and Speaker John Boehner, for at least being "willing to negotiate in good faith."He had nothing good to say about Cantor, however. He even cited criticisms from anonymous Republicans of Cantor to show his own criticism wasn't partisan.
April 5, 2011 Trying to win the public perception war in the partisan spending battle, Republicans offered a new, one-week spending stopgap to keep the government from shutting down after Friday. But a White House spokesman indicated it wasn't being considered. Instead, the White House wants a longer term bill.
House Republican Leader John Boehner of Ohio, right, and Republican Whip Eric Cantor of Virginia met with reporters in Washington this morning.
November 3, 2010 The House Minority Leader, who's in line to the Speaker, says the GOP will focus on cutting government spending and creating jobs.
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