Eric Cantor

GOP Reps' Quiet Amnesty Push

Erica Werner, Associated Press

Bob Goodlatte and Cantor are considering legal status for immigrants and their kids living here illegally while Reps. Raul Labrador and Ted Poe are working on a plan to create a visa program admitting more lower-skilled workers.

House Passes OCare Defunding Bill

Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan, Politico

The House passed a bill 230-189 Friday a.m. that would keep the government running for 3 months – and defund Obamacare. Game on!

Obamacare: The Boehner–Pelosi Axis of Evil

The only way to pass a bill to fund the government, that includes funding Obamacare beyond the end of the fiscal year ending on September 30, is to get the votes through an unholy alliance of establishment Republicans and Democrats.

Stop the OCare Indecision

Jonathan Strong, National Review Online

GOP lawmakers won’t agree on a strategy for defunding Obamacare through the continuing resolution. Boehner's not willing to listen.

House GOP: Reagans or Fords?

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

House GOP leaders' push to use trick votes to weaken OCare makes them look like the Gerald-Ford-estab.-R's that Reagan talked about in '76 as having made of the party a “fraternal order” when it must be “something where people are bound together by a shared philosophy.”

Congress Must Reclaim War Powers

Patrick Buchanan, WND

Repubs who oppose a U.S. war on Syria speak for the people and should seize this moment to dump Obama conscripts Boehner and Cantor and replace them with leaders who will stand resolutely against Obama’s war, against Obamacare and against amnesty.


The Republican Party is currently being “led,” if it can be called that, by moderates. But the grassroots of the party is made up of voters who want America governed according to limited government, constitutional, conservative principles.

By Richard A. Viguerie

Don't be Suckered by House GOP's Phony Obamacare Vote

The ploy by Representatives Sessions and Cantor to hold a phony vote to defund Obamacare in the House is just one more example of why the price for conservative support at the polls in 2014 should be new leadership in the House GOP. To add your name to the list of conservatives who demand a real vote, not a phony vote, to defund Obamacare please sign our “No Trick Votes On Obamacare” petition today

Conservatives Reject GOP OCare Plan

Russell Berman and Erik Wasson, The Hill

The House GOP leaders' struggle to sell their ObamaCare plan to conservatives was dealt another blow when the Club for Growth, Heritage Action, and FreedomWorks announced their opposition to the plan.

House GOP's New OCare Plan Is Dumb

Erick Erickson, Red State

Eric Cantor and Pete Session's new plan is to pass the real Continuing Resolution that funds Obamacare, then pass a fake bill that defunds Obamacare. DUMB.

Tea Party Leading Opposition to War in Syria

Republican leaders in Washington are supporting President Obama's call for an American attack on Syria, but as Michael Patrick Leahy and Andrew Stiles report, Tea Party groups and activists around the country are united in their opposition to such military action. To join them please sign our petition to members of the Senate and the House opposing American military involvement in Syria.

The GOP Leaders’ Changing Stories

Erick Erickson, Red State

The only thing consistent about Republican leaders’ strategy is a complete lack of fight in them.

Boehner Nixes Defunding Obamacare, Will Fight to Keep Sequester Intact

Maybe Speaker Boehner has some secret polling data that tells him Americans will pour into the streets in outrage if the sequester spending levels are violated, but aren’t really all that worked-up about Obamacare, but we doubt that is the case.

Immigration Agents Uneasy w/ Dream Act

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

The labor union for officers of Immigration Services pressed Cantor, Ryan, Goodlatte, and Gowdy to answer questions on their DREAM Act proposal.

R Leadership Absent on Fiscal Battles

Molly K. Hooper, The Hill

House R's say Leadership hasn't offered guidance. That puts R's in a pinch as there are only 9 working days in Sept.

House Conservatives Shun Dream Act

Russell Berman, The Hill

The House Repub leadership's immigration bill isn't getting conservative support for good reasons.

Are House Republicans Doing A Slow Cave On Amnesty?

Multiple sources are reporting that House leaders are considering their own version of the Dream Act with a bill that would create a path to citizenship for some children brought to the U.S. illegally. These reports call into question the House Republican leadership’s oft stated commitment to a border security first strategy in contrast to Democrat demands for immigration “reform” that includes amnesty and a "pathway to citizenship" for 11 million illegal aliens.

GOP Aims to Curb Fed Agencies

Mike Allen, Politico

Cantor plans a vote on halting IRS implementation and enforcement of Obamacare. Is it too late?

Conservatives Put Heat on Boehner

Emma Dumain and Matt Fuller, Roll Call

Groups such as the Club for Growth and Heritage Action are watching the House leadership closely.

House Leaders’ Glaring Farm Failure

Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan, Politico

Farm state Repubs are furious, but the leadership is now considering a more conservative bill.