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House GOP Wary of Senate Deal That Could Add Trillions to Deficit

House GOP Wary of Senate Deal That Could Add Trillions to DeficitPhoto Courtesy: Architect of the Capitol(NEW YORK) -- Top House Republicans Tuesday opposed a bipartisan compromise that passed the Senate in the wee hours of New Year's Day to avert the "fiscal cliff," as new studies conclude that the compromise on ta...

Boehner Pulls Plan B Option as Fiscal Cliff Talks Fall into Disarray

Boehner Pulls Plan B Option as Fiscal Cliff Talks Fall into DisarrayTOBY JORRIN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In a surprise development late Thursday night, House Speaker John Boehner pulled his so-called "Plan B option" -- an extension of current tax rates for Americans making up to $1 million a year -- from the Hou...

Virginia Democratic Challenger Dings House GOP Leader Cantor

Virginia Democratic Challenger Dings House GOP Leader CantorTom Williams/CQ Roll Call(RICHMOND, Va.) -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, an overwhelming favorite to win re-election in his congressional race, received a tongue-lashing from Democratic challenger Wayne Powell during a rare debate appearance Mond...

Ryan: Ticket Needs to Do More Than Say the President Is ‘No Good’

Ryan: Ticket Needs to Do More Than Say the President Is ‘No Good’Matt Sullivan/Getty Images(Richmond, Va.) -- Paul Ryan was supposed to be rallying in Virginia Friday with his running mate, but when Mitt Romney announced he was heading to Louisiana to visit parts of New Orleans hit hard by Hurricane Isaac, Ryan got ...

Ryan: Ticket Needs to Do More Than Say the President Is ‘No Good’

Ryan: Ticket Needs to Do More Than Say the President Is ‘No Good’Matt Sullivan/Getty Images(Richmond, Va.) -- Paul Ryan was supposed to be rallying in Virginia Friday with his running mate, but when Mitt Romney announced he was heading to Louisiana to visit parts of New Orleans hit hard by Hurricane Isaac, Ryan got ...

GOP Address: House Leader Eric Cantor and the Problem with Taxes

GOP Address: House Leader Eric Cantor and the Problem with Taxes Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In this week's Republican address, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor focuses on rebutting the president’s tax proposals, but joins the president in wishing well for the athletes.“Watching the Olympics ...

Boehner, Cantor Pounce on President Obama’s Rosy View of Private Sector

Boehner, Cantor Pounce on President Obama’s Rosy View of Private SectorWin McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Shortly after President Obama arrived at the White House briefing room and assured the American people that the private sector was doing just fine, the top two House Republican leaders condemned his message and u...

Cantor Welcomes Obama’s Call for Cooperation on Economy

Cantor Welcomes Obama’s Call for Cooperation on EconomyAlex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As President Obama on Tuesday calls on Congress to cooperate on a slate of specific proposals, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor interpreted the president’s message as a positive development in Washington&rsq...

Obama Rips Romney, Congress, and Own Presidency at Correspondents’ Dinner

Obama Rips Romney, Congress, and Own Presidency at Correspondents’ DinnerSAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — With Congress continuing unprecedented levels of bitter partisan debate and the 2012 presidential campaign in full swing, President Obama struck back Saturday night at a town consumed by politics with...

New Facebook App Lets Voters ‘Cosponsor’ Bills in Congress

New Facebook App Lets Voters ‘Cosponsor’ Bills in CongressPeter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., has launched a new app on Facebook called Citizen CoSponsor, designed to connect voters with bills making their way through Capitol Hill.The new platform al...

Eric Cantor: House Majority Leader Endorses Mitt Romney

Eric Cantor: House Majority Leader Endorses Mitt RomneyAlex Wong/Getty Image(WASHINGTON) -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Virginia, officially threw his support behind Mitt Romney Sunday morning, becoming the highest ranking Member of Congress to endorse a GOP presidential candidate.Cantor, the No. ...

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