House Majority Leader Cantor speaks at a news conference after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill

 
House Majority Leader Cantor speaks at a news conference after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill
House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) speaks at a news conference after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on December 18, 2012. U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner emerged from a meeting with fellow Republicans on Tuesday morning pledging to press forward on talks to avert the "fiscal cliff," as hope of a deal rose. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts