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Chaining down Candy Crowley

Chaining down Candy Crowley

10/14/12 08:00PM

The Cycle hosts discuss the role of the moderator and if Candy Crowley’s role in Tuesday’s town hall-style debates will be too small, too large, or ... watch

Both sides declare VP debate victory

10/12/12 12:23PM

Last night’s vice presidential debate allowed both sides to declare themselves winners.“Joe was Joe,” as President Obama hoped for in an interview preceding the debate Thursday. Vice President Joe Biden was aggressive and went after Rep. read more

Vice President Joe Biden, left, and GOP VP nominee Rep. Paul Ryan shake hands following their the vice presidential debate at Centre College in Danville, Ky. (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

Both sides declare VP debate victory

10/12/12 12:03PM

Last night's vice presidential debate allowed both sides to declare themselves winners. “Joe was Joe,” as President Obama hoped for in an interview preceding the debate Thursday. Vice President Joe Biden was aggressive and went after Rep. Paul Ryan on taxes, foreign policy, the economy, and abortion throughout their 90-minute debate in Danville, Ky. Ryan was on his game as well, inserting zingers of his own every time Biden interrupted him, which was frequently. read more

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Today on The Cycle: 100 Greatest Americans

10/12/12 11:20AM

In the historical context, the United States of America is still young.  Yet even though we don't have as long a history as say the Italians, Chinese, or English we have racked up an impressive list of historically important people.  George Washington fought to help form this country while Abraham Lincoln fought to keep it together.   Ben Franklin lit up the night sky with his kite and some lightning, while Thomas Edison brightened our homes with his light bulbs. read more

Today on The Cycle: 100 Greatest Americans

Today on The Cycle: 100 Greatest Americans

10/12/12 11:09AM

In the historical context, the United States of America is still young.  Yet even though we don't have as long a history as say the Italians, Chinese, or English, we have racked up an impressive list of historically important people.  George Washington fought to help form this country while Abraham Lincoln fought to keep it together.    Ben Franklin lit up the night sky with his kite and some lightning, while Thomas Edison brightened our homes with his light bulbs.In the new book "The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th century" author Peter Dreier takes a look at the people who helped shaped t read more

The Cycle's new spin

10/12/12 11:04AM

Sometimes you're just lucky. As Americans, most of the stories, books, and music we hold dear - are based on nothing more than sheer chance. In almost everything we create and experience,  there are characters strung together by a series of near-random events unfolding before them.  Often times, they’re at the mercy of the universe, a step here, a stumble there - and a path is set upon. read more

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