Virginia Congressman Cantor most powerful in Washington

Jan 20, 2012, 09:50 IST | ANI

GQ has released its "50 most powerful people in Washington" list on Wednesday, and the winner is House Majority Leader Eric Cantor -- dubbed by the magazine as "The Republican whom Democrats -- especially Obama -- hate most.

GQ has released its "50 most powerful people in Washington" list on Wednesday, and the winner is House Majority Leader Eric Cantor -- dubbed by the magazine as "The Republican whom Democrats -- especially Obama -- hate most."

"The Virginia congressman masterminded, and then masterfully carried out, the GOP's strategy of legislative intransigence that has stymied the White House these past three years," GQ says of the Virginia Republican.

"In the process, he imposed his will on all of Washington, refashioning the city into a hyper-partisan capital of gridlock." According to Politico, the House majority leader's office said it wouldn't be commenting on GQ's list. 

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