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Presidential lessons from a founding father

Presidential lessons from a founding father

04/10/15 03:43PM

What can politicians today learn from President James Madison? Michael Signer, author of “Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father,” joined the panel to discuss. watch

O’Malley: ‘Our Democratic Party has come...

O’Malley: ‘Our Democratic Party has come up short’

04/10/15 03:24PM

As 2016 heats up, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley is testing the waters for a campaign of his own. Msnbc’s Ari Melber sat down with O’Malley for an exclusive wide ranging interview about the race, O’Malley’s record and why he think the Democratic Party must return to its roots. watch

'Game of Thrones' is back!

'Game of Thrones' is back!

04/10/15 02:23PM

MSNBC's Abby Huntsman sat down with Game of Thrones' Podrick Payne and Hodor to get the scoop before season 5 premieres on Sunday. watch

‘Back to the Future’ turns 30

‘Back to the Future’ turns 30

04/09/15 03:46PM

‘Back to the Future’ created stars, spawned a theme park, video games and a musical. As this Hollywood classic turns 30, a new documentary called “Back in Time” takes a look back on the film and the phenomenon that followed it. Filmmaker Jason Aron... watch

The secret is out

The secret is out

04/09/15 03:36PM

As America continues the fight to strike the right balance between good vs. bad government secrets, “Democracy in the Dark: The Seduction of Government Secrecy," takes a look at this battle. Author Frederick A.O. Schwarz joined the panel to discuss. watch

Candidates eye the millennial vote

Candidates eye the millennial vote

04/09/15 03:27PM

As GOP hopefuls jockey for the youth vote, many are wondering if millennials will even show up to polls. Matthews Segal, co-founder of ATTN, a news source for the next generation, joined the conversation to help break down where the youth vote may pledge watch

What the Tsarnaev 'penalty phase' will entail

What the Tsarnaev 'penalty phase' will entail

04/08/15 03:02PM

Former federal prosecutor Caleb Mason and criminal defense attorney Christopher Amolsch join to shed light on the next steps in the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentencing process, and what the so-called "penalty phase" will entail. watch

Duke wins it all

Duke wins it all

04/07/15 03:56PM

msnbc’s Toure gives Duke credit for winning its 5th NCAA Championship game, but explains why it’s easy to hate this private university. watch

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About The Cycle

MSNBC’s “The Cycle” which ran from June 2012 to July 2015 was a live, one-hour ensemble opinion show that featured conservative commentator Abby Huntsman, author and pundit Touré, The Nation correspondent Ari Melber and former Congressional candidate Krystal Ball. The panel brought a young perspective on everything from politics, the economy, the media, sports and popular culture.