House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor.(Win McNamee/Getty Images)

After all, it’s where the House Majority Leader and his wife Diana went on their first date! Politicker reports:

During an interview with NY1′s Josh Robin after the speech Mr. Cantor, a staunch fiscal conservative, revealed his first date with his wife, Diana, occurred “at a place in SoHo called The New Deal.” Mr. Cantor began his speech by telling the audience about his connections to New York, where he moved after finishing law school to obtain a master’s in real estate development from Columbia University.

How ‘The New Deal’ Helped Eric Cantor Meet His Wife [Politicker]
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Earlier: Eric Cantor on the Upper West Side