eric cantor

McCarthy, Scalise Now Head House GOP
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Kevin McCarthy is a new face of the GOP, selected by House Republicans as their majority leader after a whirlwind round of politicking prompted by last week's primary election defeat of Rep. Eric Cantor.
White House Finds Little Joy in Cantor’s Defeat
WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the White House saw House Majority Leader Eric Cantor as a chief driver of Republicans' staunch opposition to nearly all of President Barack Obama's agenda. Now, Cantor's stunning primary loss seems likely to make politics even more difficult for Oba…