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Eric Cantor

Eric Ivan Cantor is a representative of Virginia's 7th congressional district. The district includes most of the northern and western sections of Richmond, along with most of Richmond's western suburbs and portions of the Shenandoah Valley.

He is currently serving as Republican Whip for the 111th United States Congress, after previously serving as chief deputy whip for six years. Cantor is currently the only Jewish Republican in the United States Congress.

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John Kerry Denies ‘Israel Apartheid’ Comment amid Uproar, Calls for Resignation

By IBTimes IN

John Kerry has denied that he made a comment about Israel becoming an "apartheid state". (Apr 29)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL

Lack of Movement on Immigration Reform Helps Indian IT Industry

By Global India Newswire

The Indian information technology industry, steadfastly opposed to an immigration reform bill passed by the US Senate this past June, maybe finally getting its wish. It appears increasingly unlikely that the House of Representatives will vote on the ... (Nov 12)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IMF, IMMIGRATION REFORM, INDIA, FLORIDA, PENNSYLVANIA

Obama, Republicans Search for Deal on US fiscal Impasse

By Reuters

President Barack Obama and congressional Republican leaders inched toward resolving their fiscal impasse on Friday, but struggled to agree on the length and terms of a short-term deal to increase the U.S. debt limit and reopen the government. (Oct 12)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, GDP, WHITE HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, TENNESSEE, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

New York Times 'Airbrushes Details of Hawkish Israeli Stance' on Syria after Aipac Pressure

By IBTimes UK

Powerful Israel lobby group in Washington accused of encouraging self-censorship of Syria reprisal report. (Sep 04, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, CONGRESS

John Kerry Shuts Door to 'Boots on Ground' in Syria Intervention

By Reuters

Secretary of State John Kerry briefly opened the door on Tuesday to authorizing U.S. ground troops in Syria, but quickly slammed it shut and told Congress that any resolution approving military force would prohibit "boots on the ground. (Sep 04, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: TENNESSEE, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, CONGRESS

Obama Wins Critical Support for Military Strike on Syria

By IBTimes AU

President Barack Obama has been successful in winning support from key political figures in the U.S. including Eric Cantor and John Boehner. (Sep 04, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, TWITTER, CONGRESS

Strike Countdown: ‘Syria Has Become the Great Tragedy of This Century,’ Polls Reflect Americans’ Opposition, Gold Up, Fleeing Refugees Hit More Than 2M (VIDEO)

By IBTimes AU

As U.S. President Barack Obama continued to rally on giving justification to the importance and necessity of a military strike against Syria, the American people have likewise let out their collective voice be heard against the punitive action. (Sep 04, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, GOLD, GERMANY, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

U.S. whistleblower drops out of sight, faces legal battle

By Reuters UK

A contractor at the National Security Agency who leaked details of top-secret U.S. surveillance programs dropped out of sight in Hong Kong on Monday, ahead of a likely push by the U.S. government to have him sent back to the United States to face charges. (Jun 11, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, GEORGE W. BUSH, FACEBOOK, CIVIL RIGHTS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

U.S. Congress quietly repeals plan for Internet financial disclosures

By Reuters

The U.S. Congress on Friday voted to repeal a plan to require Internet posting of a vast database of financial disclosures from congressional staff and many executive branch employees required by a new ethics-in-government law. (Apr 13, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, INSIDER TRADING, INVESTMENT, CONGRESS

White House steps up campaign to avoid spending cuts

By Reuters UK

The White House escalated a campaign on Monday to convince Americans dire consequences await if government spending cuts go ahead on March 1, warning of a slowdown in global trade, a stalled fight against cancer and Alzheimer's disease and compromised security at U.S. borders. (Feb 26, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, AFGHANISTAN, WHITE HOUSE, IMMIGRATION REFORM, AIDS, CANCER