Charles Mahtesian en The Majority Leader Has Lost. Long Live The Majority Leader Shortly after Rep. Eric Cantor's surprise defeat in the Republican primary, Cantor announced his plans to step down soon from his position as House majority leader. This will leave a void in the GOP leadership, an open spot that's sure to attract plenty of interest. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:02:00 +0000 Charles Mahtesian 52812 at Lawmaker Retirement Season Starts Ahead Of 2014 Midterm Elections It's the start of retirement season in the House as members head home after a long, difficult year. Three House members — two Republicans and a Democrat — announced their retirements from Congress this week, ahead of the 2014 midterm elections. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:45:00 +0000 Charles Mahtesian 41488 at The United States Of Dynasty: Boom Times For Political Families Another day, another political dynasty.<p>This latest one is taking shape in Wyoming, where Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, <a href="">announced Tuesday</a> that she's challenging incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi in the 2014 Republican primary.<p>Her announcement is a fitting prelude to the next four years, when voters will witness America's political royalty in its full glory.<p>Cheney is just one of a gaggle of legacy candidates running for the Senate next year. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 18:04:00 +0000 Charles Mahtesian 31599 at The United States Of Dynasty: Boom Times For Political Families