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In this series of diaries, we started with 60 bad representatives. Now we're down to two.  Eric Cantor and Virginia Foxx

Eric Cantor (VA-07). Opposed aid to victims of Fukushima, opposed aid to tornado victims, opposed minimum wage increase, opposed the Stock act which would make congresspeople reveal their investments.  He voted to cut off all aid to the Palestinian authority, despite the fact that none is provided. He has said that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a "constant reminder of the greatness of America".

A big supporter of the Tea Party, he opposed Occupy Wall Street because it "pits Americans against Americans" - praising one set of protestors for engaging in exactly the sort of behavior he opposes from another set.

According to VoteView he is the 46th most conservative person in the House (out of 445)

Virginia Foxx (NC-05): Only 11 reps opposed aid for Katrina victims, Foxx was one of them. Foxx the voting rights act.  Foxx opposed the Matthew Shepard act, saying that his death was unfortunate but that it was a "hoax" to claim it was a hate crime. This isn't surprising because Foxx basically denies the existence of hate crimes.

Foxx also said that "there are no Americans who  don't have health care" and tried to add an anti-gay amendment to a defense bill. One more: She voted to allow emergency rooms to deny care to pregnant women.

According to VoteView, she is the 18th most conservative person in the House (of 445 total)


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