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    Congress got back to work this week, but Democrats and Republicans are still far apart on how to address the country’s fiscal problems.

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    A new book by Bob Woodward mines the details of the largely failed negotiations between House Republicans and the White House to tame the nation’s deficit, The New York Times reports.

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    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice “brings gravitas” and would be a “qualified” vice presidential candidate, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Wednesday on CNBC.

  • House Votes to Repeal Obamacare

    Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) provides perspective on the House's decision to repeal Obamacare, and whether it is a "stunt," and shares his opinions on Romney's ability to lead the country.

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    With the nation awaiting a landmark ruling, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC that “we need to repeal” President Barack Obama’s health care reform.

  • Cantor on the Health of Job Creation

    There's clearly a consensus in the House that Obamacare was a mistake and we need to repeal the law, says Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), discussing the pending Supreme Court decision on health care; and addressing the "serious" deficit problem facing the nation and the best way to create jobs.

  • House Majority Leader Eric Cantor weighed in on his pick for a Republican vice presidential nominee — a fellow Virginian, Gov. Bob McDonnell.

  • Does Romney Have Right Message?

    Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), says Mitt Romney stands for free markets and pro-growth economics. "This is an election which is a referendum on the President's policies," he tells CNBC's Larry Kudlow.

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    In anticipation of his proposed tax cut for small businesses being squashed in the Senate, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says he expects the debate over taxes to be resolved with the presidential election.

  • Small Business Tax Cut Act of 2012

    Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), discusses how cutting taxes for small business will help boost the U.S. job picture, declaring taxes are one issue that will be resolved through this election.

  • House Leader Cantor Unveils the Jobs Act

    "Small businesses are the jobs engine of this country", says House leader, Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), discussing a new plan designed to jumpstart the U.S. economy and spur growth for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

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    The U.S. House and Senate were "very close" to a deal on extending the payroll tax holiday and unemployment benefits when the Senate called off talks and went home, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Payroll Tax Cut Debacle Harming GOP?

    The differences between the House and Senate are not huge, says Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA). "The Republicans in the House are standing for the working people," he adds.

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    In a strange and unexpected twist, the Republican leader in the House of Representatives is now blocking progress on a bill that would definitively outlaw insider trading by federal lawmakers.

  • Raising taxes without fixing the U.S. debt problem is "like throwing good money after bad," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC Monday.

  • Eric Cantor on Taxes & Employment

    "The answer is not to take from the one that is successful and give to everyone else," says Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA).

  • The GOP's Take on President's Jobs Plan

    Did the President lay out a jobs plan that the Republicans can work with? Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA) provides the GOP's point of view.

  • Boehner Supports Budget Amendment

    House speaker, John Boehner, along with other GOP leaders hold a news conference on the pending debt agreement.

  • U.S. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner

    At a private meeting about deficit reduction at the White House last week, Speaker John A. Boehner told his fellow Congressional leaders and President Obama that he did not spend 20 years working his way up to the top job on Capitol Hill just for the cachet of the title — he wanted to accomplish something big, the New York Times reports.

  • Cantor Outlines GOP's Deficit Plan

    Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA) discusses the GOP's plan to save trillions. "We've identified areas we can cut," he says. "I do think progress has been made."