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Cantor Tells Obama “No” on Amnesty Vote

April 18, 2014 | Posted by Team Cantor

Today President Obama called Congressman Cantor in an attempt to get him to bring the Senate bill on immigration reform, and their efforts for amnesty, to the House floor for a vote. Congressman Cantor told him no.

Following the call from the President, Congressman Cantor said, “I told the President the same thing I … Read More

Watch New Cantor TV Ad

April 15, 2014 | Posted by Team Cantor

This ad focuses on how Congressman Eric Cantor is standing up to President Obama on behalf of conservatives to repeal Obamacare, reduce spending and fight higher taxes. The ad also highlights Congressman Cantor’s efforts to create jobs and strengthen families. Click “Read More” below to watch the new ad.

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Cantor says Lerner Must be Held Accountable

April 10, 2014 | Posted by Team Cantor

Yesterday a House Committee referred Lois Lerner to the Department of Justice for prosecution.

Congressman Cantor said, “Over the past year, House investigations have uncovered evidence indicating that IRS official Lois Lerner targeted conservative groups because of their political beliefs, a violation of the law.

Moments ago, the House Committee on Ways & Means … Read More

Cantor on Obamacare: It is not a Success

April 2, 2014 | Posted by Team Cantor

At a press conference today Congressman Cantor took exception to the president’s claim of success for Obamacare. He pointed out that it is not a success to those who have lost their coverage, or those whose costs have skyrocketed, or those who have seen their hours and wages cut. Below is coverage of his … Read More

Cantor Talks Education in Henrico

April 1, 2014 | Posted by Team Cantor

Congressman Cantor was in Henrico County yesterday where he toured Henrico Public Schools’ Engineering and Specialty Center and Highland Springs Technical Center. He then participated in a round table to discuss helping students achieve the skills they need to be successful. Below is an article from the Henrico Citizen on his visit.

Cantor holds … Read More

Let’s Restore Hourly Wages Cut by Obamacare

March 27, 2014 | Posted by Team Cantor

By Eric Cantor
Yahoo Finance
March 27, 2014

On Jan. 31, a fry cook asked President Obama why his hours were being cut to part time because of Obamacare, and the President responded by saying he was pushing to raise the minimum wage.

This moment between the fry cook and the President reveals the entire reasoning of … Read More

Congressman Cantor Fights to Rein in the “Imperial Presidency”

March 18, 2014 | Posted by Team Cantor

In case you missed it, last week Congressman Cantor announced his update of the Imperial Presidency Report. You may remember that in 2012 Congressman Cantor issued his initial report where he documented 40 instances where President Obama’s administration has failed to enforce the law, or overstepped their legal authority.

In his updated report, he adds 24 instances … Read More

Cantor Joins Huckabee and other Pro-Life Leaders for Event

March 13, 2014 | Posted by Team Cantor

Congressman Eric Cantor joined keynote speaker Mike Huckabee and other pro-life leaders last night for the Susan B Anthony List Campaign for Life Gala in Washington.

Former Arkansas Governor Huckabee told the crowd, “I have a moral obligation before God and a political obligation unto the Declaration of Independence and our constitutional form of … Read More

Congressman Cantor Applauds Passage of Kids First Research Act

March 11, 2014 | Posted by Team Cantor

Last December the House passed the Gabriella Miller Kids Research Act. Today, the Senate unanimously approved the bipartisan legislation and it will now go to the President’s desk.

Just before her death, ten-year old Gabriella Miller was asked in a documentary what she would like to tell U.S. leaders about the need for … Read More

An America That Works

February 19, 2014 | Posted by Team Cantor

Last week Congressman Cantor wrote an article for National Review regarding the House Republican agenda for 2014.

He said, “House Republicans are prepared to deliver an America that works for everyone.”

Later in the article Congressman Cantor wrote, “Our agenda for an America that works will go beyond support for small-business owners and capital formation; … Read More