Anticipatory bribery undermines trust in government and creates the appearance of corruption.
After losing his primary election to a Tea Party challenger, Eric Cantor announced he will join Wall Street Investment Bank Moelis & Co., where he will earn $3.4 million to start. Talk about failing up!
Representative Kevin McCarthy of California, already the third-ranking House Republican, was chosen to replace Eric Cantor as majority leader
Advocates fear that House Republicans will interpret the primary's results as a sign they should avoid immigration
Brat is an Economics professor who has an affinity for Ayn Rand and was rated "hot" by his students
Eric Cantor, a seven-term congressman from Virginia, was soundly defeated in the Republican primary by an upstart candidate from the Tea Party
Cantor's loss could scare Republicans off immigration reform, even as demographics make them vulnerable
The stunning upset gave the conservative Tea Party movement the biggest victory in its short four-year history
Top Republicans try to highlight bipartisan goals, but feature bills stalled by Democrats in the Senate