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Eric Cantor

Born: June 6, 1963 (age 51) in Richmond

Eric Cantor

U.S. Congressperson

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Eric Ivan Cantor is an American politician, lawyer and businessman, who served as the United States representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district from 2001 to 2014.

A member of the Republican Party, he became House Majority Leader when the 112th Congress convened on January 3, 2011.

He previously served as House Minority Whip from 2009 to 2011.

His district included most of the northern and western sections of Richmond, along with most of Richmond's western suburbs and portions of the Shenandoah Valley.

Cantor is the highest-ranking Jewish member of Congress in its history, and at the time of his resignation, the only non-Christian Republican in either house.

In June 2014, in his bid for re-election, Cantor lost the Republican primary to economics professor Dave Brat in an upset that surprised political analysts.

In response Cantor announced his early resignation as House Majority Leader, and several weeks later, he announced his resignation from Congress, which took effect August 18, 2014.

Immediately thereafter, Cantor accepted a position as vice chairman of investment bank Moelis & Company at a compensation of $3.4 million.


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Eric Cantor's New Gig: Harvard Fellow

eric cantor's new gig: harvard fellowEric Cantor may have lost his House seat in one of the biggest political upsets of the era, but he's sprucing up his resume in other ways. In addition to becoming a VP at a global investment bank,..
Newser 2 days ago
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Cantor heads to Harvard

Eric Cantor has decided to go back to school.
Politico 3 days ago

Videos for Eric Cantor

News video: Cantor: 'It'd have been a huge privilege to be speaker' | Exit Interview

Cantor: 'It'd have been a huge privilege to be speaker' | Exit Interview 01:26

After 14 years in Congress, former House majority leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) reflects on what it was like to be characterized as a "villain" and frontman on opposition to President Obama.
Source: The Washington Post - on December 15, 2014

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Source: WGGB Springfield, MA - on December 15, 2014

News video: Cantor: 'It'd Have Been a Huge Privilege to Be Speaker'

Cantor: 'It'd Have Been a Huge Privilege to Be Speaker' 01:25

After 14 years in Congress, former House majority leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) reflects on what it was like to be characterized as a "villain" and frontman on opposition to President Obama.
Source: The Washington Post - on December 15, 2014

 
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Eric Cantor to Join Harvard as Visiting Fellow

eric cantor to join harvard as visiting fellowFormer House Majority Leader *Eric Cantor*, who lost his primary election last year, is making a comeback as a visiting fellow for Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
Mediaite 3 days agoAlso reported by •ajc.com
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Groups With Liberal Ties Tapped To Re-Elect The GOP Establishment

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) got a boost in the last election from a little-known nonprofit called Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions. The group calls itself conservative, but..
Huffington Post 3 days ago

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