Daily Archives: June 11, 2014

Majority Leader Eric Cantor to Step Down

Following House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s loss to David Brat in the Republican primary yesterday, much of the speculation has shifted to who will replace Cantor as Leader. The murmurings are especially strong because Cantor was expected to become Speaker when Speaker Boehner eventually retired. The Majority Leader is second-in-command […]

Speaker Boehner Releases Statement on Cantor Loss

Speaker Boehner has released a statement on Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s primary loss. As Majority Leader, Cantor was the second-in-command behind Boehner. Cantor also served as a Tea Party liaison for Boehner, he would help convince members to vote for legislation. Many Tea Party congressmen and women, especially initially, had […]