Eric Cantor

Cantor To Help Bush Raise Jewish Money

Eric Cantor, the former GOP House majority leader and highest ranking Jew in Congressional history, will endorse Jeb Bush, Politico reports.

He will be named a Virginia state co-chair of Bush's presidential campaign, and is expected to play a key role in raising Jewish money.

Most Diverse Congress? It's Relative

The 114th Congress that convened this week is being called the most diverse in history.  That is a bit misleading. Relative to prior sessions, yes, but far from reflecting the nation as a whole.

I am reminded of the dog food company that advertised its product as "half horse meat and half rabbit meat."  When sued for false advertising it came out that the company's definition of half and half meant one horse to one rabbit.

Bibi's American Advisors

Benjamin Netanyahu's political rivals are hoping his American campaign advisor will do as well for him as he did for his last high profile candidate, Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Virginia).  House majority leader Cantor, the highest ranking Jew in Congressional history, was on track to be Speaker before going down to spectacular defeat in June at the hands of a long shot Tea Party challenger.

A Long, Empty Campaign Ending -- Finally

Another long national nightmare -- the 2014 campaigns -- is almost over.  And it demonstrates once again, as H.L. Mencken said, "No one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American people."  One of the most amazing things about the record amount of spending in this campaign year is how little was devoted to substantive discussion of issues. 

What A GOP Senate Would Mean For The Jewish Agenda

An issue-by-issue look at how communal priorities might play out.

10/28/2014

Washington (JTA) — Should Republicans win the Senate and maintain control of the House of Representatives on Nov. 4 — as many observers expect them to do — the political gridlock that has characterized much of President Obama’s term is poised to intensify.

Cantor To Be Deposed In Bank Of China Case

09/23/2014

Washington — The plaintiffs in a terrorism money-laundering case against the Bank of China can subpoena former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a federal court ruled.

Eric Cantor Joins Wall Street Investment Bank

09/02/2014

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is joining a Wall Street investment bank as vice-chairman and managing director.

Eric Cantor Yields The Floor, One Final Time

08/04/2014

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, gave his final speech in that capacity yesterday.

Reading The Tea (Party) Leaves On Cantor

From fundraising to foreign policy, gauging what his loss means for Jews and Israel.

06/18/2014
Special To The Jewish Week

Eric Cantor’s defeat in the Republican primary last week to a challenger considered even more conservative than he is raises three major issues that have been discussed at length in the general press: the future of the Republican Party, the status of President Obama’s legislative for the balance of his term and the role of money in campaigns.

Cantor Resigning House Leadership Post

06/12/2014

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor said he will resign as House majority leader a day after losing a Republican congressional primary in Virginia.

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