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Cantor: children of illegal immigrants should get U.S. citizenship

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (Reuters) - A top U.S. Republican lawmaker said on Sunday he would support granting citizenship to children who are in the country illegally in a sign that conservatives who oppose immigration amnesty will be playing defense as Congress takes on immigration reform in the coming months.

UPDATE 3-With conciliatory tone, Cantor seeks to rebrand Republican Party

* Chief Obama critic says he hopes to work with president * Cantor cites education, healthcare, immigration * House Democratic Whip Hoyer dismisses 'fourth rebranding' By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Eric Cantor, the often combative second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, sought on Tuesday to rebrand himself and his party, voicing hope that they can work with President Barack Obama for the sake of all Americans.

CORRECTED-Republican leader Cantor seeks to rebrand his unpopular party

(Corrects Cantor's age to 49 in paragraph 11) * Chief Obama critic says he hopes to work with president * Cantor calls for initiatives in education, healthcare, immigration By Thomas Ferraro

U.S. House to consider 3-month debt limit extension next week- Rep. Cantor

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Jan 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives will consider a bill next week to extend the debt limit by three months in order to force the Senate to pass a budget, Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said on Friday. "Next week, we will authorize a three-month temporary debt limit increase to give the Senate and House time to pass a budget," Cantor said in an emailed statement.
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