Riding The Cycle: December 9

By The Cycle Staff

About 90 world leaders will be in South Africa for Nelson Mandela’s memorial service. (NBC News)

The President and First Lady, along with Former Presidents Bush, Clinton, and Carter are en-route to South Africa for the memorial service. (Politico)

Votes on Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s military sexual assault bill are slipping away. (The Hill)

Was Hillary Clinton a good Secretary of State? (Politico)

VA Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli makes a surprise announcement that he won’t run for Senate next year. (Politico)

TIME announced the top 10 contenders for TIME’s “Person of the Year” award. (Today Show)

Riding The Cycle: December 9