House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has emerged as a favorite target for the Democratic Party and as a mentor for freshman House Republicans. "Cantor is a convenient symbol for Democrats to attack," said Mark J. Rozell, a public policy professor at George Mason University. (Richmond Times-Dispatch via Associated Press)

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has emerged as a favorite target for the Democratic Party and as a mentor for freshman House Republicans. "Cantor is a convenient symbol for Democrats to attack," said Mark J. Rozell, a public policy professor at George Mason University. (Richmond Times-Dispatch via Associated Press)