Tag Archives: Eric Cantor

Lessons that could be learned from the runoff election

Voters, candidates, and journalists can learn some valuable lessons from the results of Georgia’s runoff elections . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Chris McDaniel , David Perdue , endorsements , Eric Cantor , inaccurate polls , Jack Kingston , runoff elections , Senate race , tea partiers , Thad Cochran

On the campaign trail: Carter goes up with his first ad in 1st District runoff

A disagreement in the 1st Congressional District’s GOP runoff over who’s really the most conservative candidate in the race . . .

Tags: 11th Congressional District , 1st Congressional District , Barry Loudermilk , Beth Beskin , Bob Barr , Bob Johnson , Buddy Carter , Ed Lindsey , Eric Cantor , John Barrow , Mike Beaudreau , P. K. Martin , Rick Allen , women's issues , Young Guns

On the campaign trail: Cantor’s loss continues to reverberate

A House race in Virginia could provide a blueprint for the Senate Republican runoff in Georgia . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Eric Cantor , Jack Kingston , Senate race

Kingston’s pollster finds its polls being questioned

The performance of Jack Kingston’s pollster in other campaigns is coming under criticism . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Eric Cantor , internal polls , Jack Kingston , John McLaughlin , Senate race

Shocking Upset: Cantor ousted in Va. House race

The most amazing political upset in years resulted in House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia losing his congressional seat in his own party primary . . .

Tags: Ben Jones , David Brat , Eric Cantor , immigration , Jack Kingston , Tea Party

They were for it, before they were against it

Several Georgia congressmen voted this week to repeal a tax law and bragged about killing a regulatory requirement that was “onerous” and a “burden” on small businesses; they neglected to say that they voted, twice, to pass that same tax law. . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Eric Cantor , Jeb Hensarling , John Barrow , John Lewis , Lynn Westmoreland , Phil Gingrey , tax withholding requirement , Tom Price , U.S. House

Congressmen applaud repeal of ‘onerous’ tax law – after voting twice to pass it

Georgia congressmen take credit for repealing a tax withholding requirement, but don’t mention that they voted to adopt it in the first place . . .

Tags: Eric Cantor , government contractors , Jack Kingston , Jim Marshall , John Barrow , John Lewis , Lynn Westmoreland , Phil Gingrey , repeal tax provision , tax withholding requirement , Tom Price

Political Notes – TV report links two senators to fired secretary

Sens. William Ligon and Barry Loudermilk are identified in a TV news report as the two senators for whom a legislative secretary worked before she was dismissed; the secretary’s law firm later received an $80,000 payment from the Senate over claims of racial discrimination . . .

Tags: $80 , 000 settlement , balanced budget amendment , Barry Loudermilk , Donzella James , Eric Cantor , John Barrow , racial discrimination , Steve Henson , Tommie Williams , William Ligon