THE CANTOR FACTOR from the - National Journal:
'Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), an ambitious 44-year-old first elected to the House in 2000, is emerging as his chamber's most outspoken and active supporter of Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign. The only Jewish Republican in the House, Cantor has assumed a pivotal role in helping the McCain campaign build support-and raise money-in the Jewish community. And Cantor quite likely has his sights set even higher. As chief deputy whip for House Republicans, Cantor is a party stalwart and conservative leader.'