Riding The Cycle: November 5

The White House tours are back and today’s visitors received a special “surprise” visit from the President and First Lady. (White House)

Happy Election Day! Check out the top races everyone should be watching. (MSNBC)

President Obama will discuss immigration reform with business leaders today. (TPM)

The Senate votes to begin debate on the LGBT anti-discrimination bill. (Washington Post)  

Yesterday, Sen. Rob Portman’s son tweeted “go dad” after his father voted to end cloture on ENDA. (@wdportman)

Ari Melber’s latest Presumed Guilty series discusses how ex-felons face barriers to voting rights. (MSNBC)

A gunman opens fire in New Jersey’s Garden State Plaza, trapping hundreds overnight. (NBC New York)

In the latest Texas gubernatorial race poll Wendy Davis trails by only 6 percentage points. (Huffington Post)

Riding The Cycle: November 5