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Eric Cantor John Boehner
Remember when I was young so were you. Time stood still, and love was all we knew.Mark Wilson—Getty Images
Eric Cantor John Boehner
Eric Cantor John Boehner
Eric Cantor John Boehner
Eric Cantor John Boehner
Eric Cantor John Boehner
Eric Cantor John Boehner
Eric Cantor John Boehner
Eric Cantor John Boehner
John Boehner Eric Cantor
Remember when I was young so were you. Time stood still, and love was all we knew.
Mark Wilson—Getty Images
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Eric Cantor and John Boehner: The Bromance Is Over

Jul 31, 2014

On Thursday, Congressman Eric Cantor will step down from his post as House majority leader, following his shocking primary defeat in June, thus ending his Capitol Hill bromance with House Speaker John Boehner — a relationship that captivated so many hearts across the nation.

When Cantor first assumed the role of HML in 2011, some speculated that the up-and-comer was angling for Boehner's job, but the GOP's two top dogs were not to be defined by acrimony — after all, what good romance doesn't begin with a little tension? (Have you seen The Notebook?)

Here, we've assembled a scrapbook that illustrates the bromance heard round the Beltway, each photo captioned with a lyric from Alan Jackson's "Remember When," because obviously. It is highly advisable to play the song as you click through the photos.

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