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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • The Cantor defeat: A voters' revolt against, but against what?

     The Cantor defeat: A voters' revolt against, but against what?
    Voters' revolts are always instructive. But first you have to figure out what the voters were trying to say. And in the days since Rep. Eric Cantor, the second-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, lost his GOP primary election, there's been...
  • Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb

    Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb
    Historians write to illuminate our shared past, to explicate the forces that shape our present. But successive historical narratives also can create a series of veils, distancing the past from the present. The more recent dominates our thoughts. The...
  • Political earthquake shakes nation's capital

    You know what they say: "You can't believe everything you read in the newspaper." Eric Cantor learned that the hard way. On primary day, June 10, while still in Washington, he picked up The Hill newspaper and read the front-page story: "Sen. Lindsey...
  • Few tears are shed for Eric Cantor

    WASHINGTON -- The stunning primary loss of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the first ever suffered by any congressional leader of either party, may well reflect his Virginia constituents' souring toward his personal hubris more than any cosmic policy...
  • The fall of the House of Cantor? Hardly.

    From all the hand-wringing over soon-to-be-former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's astonishing defeat in a GOP primary Tuesday in Virginia, you might think he had been a conciliatory figure determined to keep the federal government on track even when...
  • Kevin McCarthy, would-be majority leader, at home in D.C., Bakersfield

    The doorbell rang at a spacious tract home on a quiet cul-de-sac near Cal State Bakersfield. Rep. Kevin McCarthy's wife, Judy, hushed the barking Australian shepherd inside and opened the door with a smile. The post-mortems on House Majority Leader Eric...
  • Cantor's defeat shouldn't kill immigration reform

    Is it possible that a few thousand people in a single suburban district in Virginia will determine the nation's future policy on immigration? The notion that outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's defeat will "send a shudder through rank-and-file...
  • House Majority Leader Eric Cantor loses to Tea Party challenger

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor loses to Tea Party challenger
    In a stunning upset propelled by tea party activists, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., was defeated in Tuesday's congressional primary, with David Brat delivering an unpredicted and devastating loss to the second most powerful Republican in the...
  • What Eric Cantor's loss means for the GOP

    — The morning after, at breakfast at the Republicans' Capitol Hill Club, Virginia Rep. Robert Goodlatte was, as befits one of Washington's grown-ups, measured in his reaction to what 36,120 Virginia voters did the day before. It would, he says, be...
  • Could Eric Cantor's defeat signal good news for Democrats in 2016?

    In times like these, I take great comfort in turning to a work of wisdom that helps explain how terrible things can happen to people who believe themselves well-intentioned. No, it’s not the Bible. No, it’s not “Are you there, God?...
  • Eric Cantor's loss highlights GOP divisions, suggests more gridlock

    House Republicans were in disarray Wednesday after the shocking defeat of Majority Leader Eric Cantor by a tea party novice brought the party's divisions back to the spotlight and further complicated an already difficult path for legislation. After...