"Every bill is jeopardized now," said Rep. Brian Higgins, New York Democrat. "It will make it much more difficult to advance any kind of legislative agenda in a bipartisan way."
Eric Cantor's disconcerting defeat pushes Republicans to the right →
"We do not support this proposal and intend to stand with the residents, businesses and employees negatively impacted to fight it," he said.
Postal Service seeks drastic cuts →