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Virginia Politics Blog Archive: Eric Cantor

McDonnell helps Cantor raise money

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is lending a hand to fellow Virginia Republican -- House Majority Eric Cantor -- on Thursday and Friday.

By Anita Kumar  | February 17, 2011; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Eric Cantor, Robert F. McDonnell  
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Area members get in on the bipartisan seating act for State of the Union

The bipartisanship bug has infected the Washington-area congressional delegation, as local lawmakers are scrambling to find seatmates from across the aisle for Tuesday night's State of the Union address.

By Ben Pershing  | January 25, 2011; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Eric Cantor, Frank R. Wolf, Gerald E. Connolly, James P. Moran Jr., James Webb, Mark Warner  
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Virginia flags lowered for Arizona shooting victims

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) has ordered U.S. and Virginia flags be flown at half-staff at all local, state and federal buildings in the state in honor of the victim's in Saturday's deadly shooting in Arizona. Flags will remain lowered until sunset Friday pursuant to President Obama's proclamation. "The Governor is deeply saddened by the news coming from Arizona,'' McDonnell spokesman Tucker Martin said. "His thoughts and prayers are with the Congresswoman, her staff, the other victims, and all their friends and families." Meanwhile, statements from Virginia officials keep pouring. See below for a sampling:...

By Anita Kumar  | January 10, 2011; 10:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Barack Obama, Brian J. Moran, Eric Cantor, Frank R. Wolf, Mark Warner, Morgan Griffith, Rob Wittman, Robert F. McDonnell, Robert Hurt  
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What you read: Top 15 blog posts of 2010

A listing of the top 15 best read Virginia Politics blog items of 2010, measured in page views.

By Rosalind S. Helderman  | December 30, 2010; 12:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Budget, Eric Cantor, Gerald E. Connolly, House of Delegates, James Webb, Ken Cuccinelli, Robert F. McDonnell, Rosalind Helderman, State Senate  
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Is Eric Cantor 'friends' with birther Orly Taitz?

Is incoming House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) a friend of Orly Taitz, the dentist and lawyer who has become a leading figure in the "birther" movement questioning whether President Obama was born in the U.S.? Yes and no.

By Ben Pershing  | December 28, 2010; 10:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (102)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Eric Cantor  
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Allen, Marshall, Stewart to host suites at Republican shindig

Possible Republican candidates for U.S. Senate will be duking it out next week in that traditional way for Virginia politicians two long years before an election arrives...through competing hospitality suites at the annual Republican Advance. Former Governor and Senator George Allen, who is weighing a run for the job in 2012, will be hosting a suite during the annual gathering of Republican politicians and activists. So too will Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart, who is also considering a run. And Del. Bob Marshall, who's also acknowledged he's thinking about the seat, will be sharing a suite with former Loudoun Del. Dick Black. Black has said he's running for the state Senate next year. Hosting a suite at the Advance has long been a way for Republicans to signal their intention to run for big offices, not to mention hob-nob with their fellow party members....

By Rosalind S. Helderman  | November 10, 2010; 4:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bob Marshall, Corey Stewart, Eric Cantor, George F. Allen, Rosalind Helderman, William Howell  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Cantor seeks House majority leadership post, Anita Kumar , November 3, 2010
McDonnell, Cantor to vote together , Anita Kumar , November 1, 2010
Hurt: Obama's visit for Perriello is 'payback', Anita Kumar , October 29, 2010
Rigell won't commit to backing Boehner, Cantor, Ben Pershing , October 22, 2010
Cantor welcomes Obama to Richmond, in a way, Rosalind S. Helderman , September 29, 2010
McDonnell meets with congressmen on Capitol Hill, Anita Kumar , February 4, 2010
Look to Virginia for rising political stars, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 23, 2009
GOP Advance, day 2, Anita Kumar , December 5, 2009
Republicans start the party, Anita Kumar , December 4, 2009
Dems call Cantor a hypocrite on stimulus, Anita Kumar , November 18, 2009
First Click -- Virginia, Amy Gardner , October 19, 2009
First Click - Virginia, Sandhya Somashekhar , September 16, 2009
The Blame Game, Anita Kumar , July 30, 2009
Dems: Stim Bill Pulled Economy from Brink, Rosalind S. Helderman , July 30, 2009
GOP Target: Terry, Anita Kumar , May 30, 2009
McAuliffe Announces Work Days, Anita Kumar , January 10, 2009
Republicans Gather for Advance, Anita Kumar , December 6, 2008
Financial Bailout Splits Va Delegation, Anita Kumar , September 29, 2008
Virginians Sip Cocktails, Honor Pat Boone, Anita Kumar , September 3, 2008
Virginia Delegates Get Ready for Convention, Anita Kumar , August 31, 2008
DNC Targets Cantor and Other Possible VPs, Anita Kumar , August 7, 2008
Cantor Won't Talk About the VP Slot, Anita Kumar , August 4, 2008
John Warner Donates $2,000 to Gilmore, Tim Craig , June 6, 2008
Rep. Cantor Likes House -- For Now, Tim Craig , November 7, 2007
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