House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Defeated In Primary

By: Wednesday June 11, 2014 6:00 am

For the first time since the position was created in 1899 a sitting Majority Leader of the House of Representatives has been defeated in a party primary. Eric Cantor was soundly defeated last night in Virginia’s 7th congressional district Republican primary by David Brat, a conservative college professor who represented the Tea Party wing of [...]

Conservative Opposition To Boehner Mounts On Eve Of Speaker Vote

By: Thursday January 3, 2013 5:52 am

Is Speaker Boehner in trouble? Conservative media mogul Matt Drudge, of the Drudge Report, has been running a poll since yesterday about whether John Boehner should remain speaker. Currently over 420,000 people have voted 84% against Boehner. This as the House prepares to vote today for Speaker. Conservative media outlet Breitbart.com is reporting that some [...]

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