Jun 22, 2014
Scalise's fast rise means political clout
Steve Scalise's election to a key leadership post among House Republicans gives Louisiana the kind of high-profile influence it hasn't seen in that body since Robert Livingston was in line for the speaker's post 15 years ago.
Scalise's fast rise means political clout for La.
In a Thursday, June 19, 2014, file photo, Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., who leads a conservative faction of lawmakers in the Republican Study Committee, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, after the House Republican Conference elected him to be the new House majority whip, replacing current whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., who was ... (more)
Steve Scalise's Network of Fossil Fuel Lobbyists Stand to Gain
Eric Cantor's surprise defeat in the Republican primary, and subsequent decision to step down as majority leader, has set off a scramble within his party.
Cantor Spends $1 Million, Koch Contributes
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., reported spending over $1 million during April and three weeks in May, prior to his upcoming primary on June 10th.