Eric Cantor

The Tea Party's Favorite Example of "Crony Capitalism" Is Proving True
If bribery allegations are founded, liberals should oppose the Export-Import bank's reauthorization, too
June 24, 2014

If true, the Wall Street Journal report on bribery at the Export-Import bank is almost damning.

Dave Brat's Win Over Eric Cantor Exposed the Unholy Tea Party-Wall Street Alliance
June 12, 2014

Eric Cantor's loss was a much-needed clarifying moment. Here's why.

Democrats, Don't Dance on Cantor's Grave
Because you'll be digging your own in November
June 12, 2014

Because you'll be digging your own in November.

A Populist Just Kneecapped Eric Cantor. Should Hillary Be Worried?
June 11, 2014

A populist just kneecapped Eric Cantor over his Wall Street ties. Could the same thing happen to Hillary Clinton?

Paul Ryan Can Save Congressional Republicans From Civil War—Here’s How
June 11, 2014

As is so often the case, there's a practical way for Republicans to handle the Cantor dilemma, and then there's what hardline conservatives want.

Eric Cantor Didn't Lose Because He's Jewish. But His Religion Has Caused Difficulties in Congress.
June 11, 2014

Portrayals of Cantor as an awkward grind—as someone who was no fun to be around—carried a whiff of cultural stereotyping.

Eric Cantor Rebranded Himself Out of a Job
The House majority leader's serial reinventions left him with few allies and myriad enemies
June 11, 2014

The House majority leader's serial reinventions left him with few allies and myriad enemies.

Why Eric Cantor Lost
A stunning consequence of his brash brand of politics
June 11, 2014

By drawing the right's energy and investment into the GOP, Eric Cantor created impossible expectations, and failed to meet them.

Dave Brat and the Triumph of Rightwing Populism
June 11, 2014

Dave Brat defeated Eric Cantor by making an appeal to rightwing populism.

Why Didn't the Data Geeks Predict Eric Cantor's Defeat?
June 10, 2014

Nate Silver and his ilk were as surprised by the Tea Party upset as the rest of us.

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