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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) with House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) at the U.S. Capitol on March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) with House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) at the U.S. Capitol on March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Cantor’s Party Fights Fire in the Base

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is under fire from his own party — for raising money for his own party. Brent Bozell, who heads the small government group ForAmerica, and Richard Viguerie, chairman of American Target Advertising, a conservative direct-mail...

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A Tea Party supporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Oct. 4, 2013.

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A Tea Party supporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Oct. 4, 2013.

‘Hall of Shame:’ Exorcising Republicans Leading Party Astray

“It’s not a warm and fuzzy ad.” – Former Rep. Steve LaTourette of Ohio, talking about the ad his Mainstreet Advocacy is airing featuring failed Republican candidates for Senate: Todd Akin of Missouri talking about “legitimate rape,” and Christine O’Donnell...

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Speaker of the House John Boehner walk to a meeting of the House Republican Caucus to discuss the Senate's legislation that is supposed to blunt the effects of the "fiscal cliff" during a rare New Year's Day session  Jan. 1, 2013 in Washington.

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Speaker of the House John Boehner walk to a meeting of the House Republican Caucus to discuss the Senate's legislation that is supposed to blunt the effects of the "fiscal cliff" during a rare New Year's Day session Jan. 1, 2013 in Washington.

Republican Opposition to Tax Deal Yielding to Late-Night House Vote

Updated at 9 pm EST The word from the House’s Republicans today carried three messages: – The Senate-passed tax bill negotiated by the White House and the Senate’s Republican leader wouldn’t fly in its current form. – It’d probably return...

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Rep. Kay Granger, a Republican from Texas.

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Rep. Kay Granger, a Republican from Texas.

Republican Defectors Ready to Talk — Taxes, Spending Cuts: `All Options’

A few dozen Republicans have joined a bipartisan call to break the impasse between President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner over taxes for the highest- earning Americans. The Republicans signed a letter calling for exploration of “all options”...

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