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House votes to cut $4B a year from food stamps adults without dependents to receive food stamps indefinitely.House conservatives, led by Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., have said the almost $80 billion-a-year program has become bloated. More than 47 million Americans...
Cantor, GOP playing Scrooge with disaster relief

...expect them to insist that Hurricane Irene relief be fully financed only if the money is swiped from other programs.Eric Cantor, GOP No. 2 in the House, summed up the ethos Monday on Fox News: "We will find the (Irene) money if there is...
Don Young sworn in for 21st term

...elected Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., broke with fellow members of the Republican caucus by voting for Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., instead of Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, for Speaker of the House. Asked for his vote, Young loudly...
Spare us the spare engines

...of the Republican "government spending is out of control" caucus, including Minority Leader John Boehner of Ohio, Eric Cantor of Virginia and Mike Pence of Indiana, want them. Since 2004, Congress has earmarked more than $1.5 billion for...
GOP chairman calls Gov. Palin a party leader

...she is a standard bearer right now. She and Mitt Romney and Governor Pawlenty, Governor Sanford, Rudy Giuliani, Eric Cantor, Mike Pence. We have a significant number of men and women in our party who are in a very good position right now...
Getting rid of silly congressional commemorations

...inaugurated when Republicans gained a majority of the chamber was a ban on such resolutions. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., explained why in a letter to his colleagues: "I do not suspect that Jefferson or Madison ever envisioned...
House adopts Senate's cliff deal

...progress."I do not support the bill. We are looking, though, for the best path forward," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., declared after one meeting of the party's rank-and-file.Despite Cantor's remarks, Speaker John...
Alaska Editorial: Lawmakers slip surly bonds of tax pledge

...pledge as "no taxes, under any situation, even if your country goes to hell."Others, like House minority leader Eric Cantor, R-Virginia, have said the pledge is a big deal in D.C. but not among the folks back home.Chambliss, Graham...
Bloomberg pressures donors over gun control votes

...checks."I thanked them for their courage and willingness to come forward and talk to us," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., said. "I know that they're continuing to seek how to solve the problem and we're going to continue...
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Debt talks: Dire warnings, a possible compromise?

...progress toward a solution. Boehner also took steps during the day to present a common front with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, his second-in-command, who has seemed at times to take a dominant role in the White House talks. Reid criticized...


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