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Civil Rights

Eric Cantor Refuses To Meet With Immigrant Kids, Office Has Cops Threaten To Arrest Them

by David Badash ● 8:59 AM December 6, 2013
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Just one day after Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor blew off a nine-year old girl who approached him in the hallways of the House by saying, “I can’t help you,” he refused to meet with over a dozen immigrant children who came to his office.

Immigration

‘I Can’t Help You’: Eric Cantor Blows Off 9 Year Old Girl (Video)

by David Badash ● 7:27 PM December 4, 2013
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Today, nine-year old Liz Maquez, a U.S. citizen whose father is in danger of being deported, approached Cantor in the halls of Congress. “I can’t help you,” was Rep. Cantor’s response.

News

House GOP Created New Rule To Prevent Anyone But Eric Cantor From Ending Government Shutdown

by David Badash ● 12:51 PM October 14, 2013
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A deceitful House GOP has literally changed the rule of the game to ensure the shutdown continues until a few Tea Party and extremist Republicans say otherwise.

Farce

Eric Cantor, Comedian.

by David Badash ● 12:10 PM February 12, 2013
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Submitted without comment.

News

Eric Cantor: Only ‘Traditional Marriage’ Allows For ‘Pursuit Of Happiness’

by David Badash ● 7:42 PM September 14, 2012
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Congressman Eric Cantor, the House Majority Leader, told the Values Voters Summit today that only “traditional marriage” allows for the “pursuit of happiness.”

News

GOP Majority Leader Eric Cantor Uses Labor Day To Celebrate Corporations

by David Badash ● 5:25 PM September 3, 2012
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In a moment of tone-deafness and hostility to unions and the working class, GOP Majority Leader Eric Cantor sent a Labor Day message in support of corporations.

Civil Rights

Anti-Gay Top Republican Eric Cantor: GOP Needs To Be ‘Party Of Inclusion’

by David Badash ● 9:47 AM July 20, 2012
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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a top Republican who has repeatedly voted anti-gay, yesterday said the GOP needs “to be a party of inclusion not exclusion.”

Economics

Jobs And Debt Ceiling: Hey, Eric Cantor, That’s Not A Laser, It’s A Fly Swatter

by David Badash ● 4:24 PM August 2, 2011
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The Republicans haven’t done a single thing to create jobs — or a jobs climate — in America.

News

Watch: Olbermann: Eric Cantor Blames Democrats For Violence Against Democrats

by David Badash ● 11:14 PM March 25, 2010
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Cantor Is Dangerously Fanning The Flames, Using Incidents Of Threats And Violence As Political Weapon


Oh, and about that “shot” at Cantor’s office?
Via AP:
“Richmond police say the bullet that hit a window of Republican Virginia Congressman Eric Cantor’s office had been randomly fired skyward.”

Proof, Eric Cantor, It Was The GOP That Fanned The Flames

by David Badash ● 7:04 PM March 25, 2010
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Today, in a much-publicized address to the nation regarding the recent death threats and violence perpetrated on Democratic members of the House and Senate, Republican Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) accused Democratic Leaders of “dangerously fanning the flames.” “It is reckless to use these incidents as media vehicles for political gain. That is why I […]

Coming Out

Let’s Cheer Our Own – Just Call Gay Cantor Mark Goldman ‘President’

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 10:29 AM August 20, 2013
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Out and proud gays are everywhere these days, even where you might least expect to find them, like President of the American Conference of Cantors.

News

Boehner, Cantor Kill Decades-Old Violence Against Women Act

by David Badash ● 8:41 AM January 3, 2013
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Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) allowed the decades-old Violence Against Women Act to die yesterday when — like the Hurricane Sandy victims aid bill — they refused to bring the bill to the floor for a vote.

News

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough: Uninformed, Ignorant, Or Just A Big Cantor Fan?

by David Badash ● 4:15 PM November 26, 2012
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Eric Cantor was on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” and told host Joe Scarborough several falsehoods — which Scarborough, as a journalist, has a duty to know are falsehoods.

Analysis

Week in Review: Occupy Wall Street Goes Global, Congress Kills American Jobs Act, Ugandan Lesbian Awarded Human Rights Prize

by Tanya Domi ● 5:34 PM October 16, 2011
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NYC police aggressively arrest Occupy Wall Street activists, while the movement goes global with actions in Berlin, London, Rome & Tokyo; American jobs bill dies in Congress and a Ugandan lesbian activist honored by human rights prize.