Posts Tagged ‘Eric Cantor’

ObamaCare Repeal Bill Gets 245 Votes; ObamaCare Passage Only Got 219 Votes

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Stacy has the headline (above),

Philip Klein points out this fact at The American Spectator. As an indicator of majoritarian sentiment, I’d say that’s a pretty good argument for Republicans to push for a vote in the Senate.

That they should do.

The Hill

“The American people deserve to see a vote in the Senate, and it ought not to be a place where legislation goes into a dead end,” House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) said.

I’m sure Harry Reid will do all he can to prevent a debate, much less a vote, in the Senate.

Related: There Are Now 27 States Challenging the Constitutionality of ObamaCare


Beauty’s in the eye of the (political) beholder

Monday, June 15th, 2009

What do these men have in common?

  • Peter Orszag
  • Grover Norquist
  • Christopher Hitchens
  • Chuck Todd
  • Rahm Emanuel
  • Eric Cantor
  • Ron Paul

They are the hunks of Capitol Hill:

Beauty, says Tammy Haddad, is “the people who make things work in our town because they’re able to move and motivate masses of people, which is really extraordinary.”

I kid you not.

And to top it off,

“They are powerful, dependable and completely engaged in your conversation with them, which is, in any world and any time, the most charming thing in the world.”

So was my neighbor’s Great Dane, but I digress.

After reading Moe‘s tweet, my apologies to the dog.