September 20, 2013 The House GOP's vote on food stamps is a long way from George W. Bush's "compassionate conservatism" approach. The former president isn't fondly remembered by progressives for much, but anti-hunger advocates credit him for his strong support of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
March 4, 2012 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney received a key endorsement Sunday morning when House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia endorsed him on NBC's Meet the Press.
July 14, 2011 While there's some disagreement over exactly what happened, those who were there say that President Obama did leave Wednesday's discussions after a pointed exchange with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA). But leaders meet again later today.
March 9, 2011 "Our concern is not about any one person at NPR, rather it's about millions of taxpayers," the House majority leader says.
March 8, 2011 Reacting to a video that showed an NPR executive making controversial comments about Republicans, conservatives and Tea Party activists, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said the video proved NPR and public broadcasting generally shouldn't get taxpayer money.
February 15, 2011 House Republicans continued criticizing Obama's budget, accusing him of failing to lead on getting the nation's fiscal house in order.
January 25, 2011 Pelosi told Cantor she had already committed to Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, a Maryland Republican. Here's hoping she or an aide called Cantor or his people first so that he didn't learn about it on Twitter.
November 23, 2010 Among the advice, freshman House Republicans were told to read and reread the Constitution. One veteran lawmaker also advised that in order to avoid an ambush by the media, they use the tunnels under the Capitol complex when they cast floor votes.