Eric Cantor

Eric Ivan Cantor is an American former politician and lawyer who served as the United States Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district from 2001 to 2014. As 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. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Eric Cantor has 602 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2001 Rally. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 97 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 8,023 views per program. Most appearances with John A. Boehner (133), Kevin McCarthy (76), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (76). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Republican Party, Health Care.

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U.S. Representative, R-VA 7th January 3, 2001 - August 18, 2014 Videos: 602

Recent Appearances

  • Executive-Legislative Branch Relations

    Executive-Legislative Branch Relations

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), former George W Bush White House adviser Karl Rove, and former South…

  • Representative Democracy

    Representative Democracy

    Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and former White House Chief of Staff…

  • Economic Policies in a Trump Administration

    Economic Policies in a Trump Administration

    Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and former Republican House leader Eric Cantor discussed what they see happening under the incoming…

  • 2016 Election Impact

    2016 Election Impact

    Panelists analyzed the 2016 election results and the impact on the government. Topics discussed included polling accuracy, what to…

  • Eric Cantor on the 2016 Election

    Eric Cantor on the 2016 Election

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) talked about the results of the 2016 elections, the election process, and the challenges…

  • Health Care Implementation, Panel 1

    Health Care Implementation, Panel 1

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius outlined the current…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

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Former Ideology Rankings
Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on


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    • Voting Record: NAN%
    • Votes Against Party Majority: 0

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