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Challenges and expectations for the VP debate

Challenges and expectations for the VP debate

10/10/12 04:55PM

Tomorrow night marks the one and only Vice Presidential debate where Vice President Joe Biden will face Representative Paul Ryan in Danville, Kentucky.  The format for the debate will be 9, 10 minute segments each with 2 minute response time followed by a discussion. The focus of the debate will be foreign and domestic policy. read more

Challenges and expectations for VP debate

10/10/12 04:43PM

Tomorrow night marks the one and only Vice Presidential debate where Vice President Joe Biden will face Representative Paul Ryan in Danville, Kentucky.  The format for the debate will be 9, 10 minute segments each with 2 minute response time followed by a discussion. The focus of the debate will be foreign and domestic policy. While there is a generation gap between the two, Ryan is known for being a numbers guy and Biden for not being afraid to say what he thinks. read more

Today on The Cycle: America Reveals Itself

10/10/12 12:38PM

On today’s show we are speaking to Richard Dorment, Senior Editor at Esquire, about a new poll on the Presidential race.  As we roll towards November 6th we are looking back on how we got to where we are,  who do we blame,  and is there anyone who can save us?  The economy for one, is a big question on the minds of millions of Americans. read more

Today on The Cycle: America Reveals Itself

10/10/12 12:33PM

On today’s show we are speaking to Richard Dorment, Senior Editor at Esquire, about a new poll on the Presidential race.  As we roll towards November 6th we are looking back on how we got to where we are,  who do we blame,  and is there anyone who can save us?  The economy for one, is a big question on the minds of millions of Americans.  Governor Romney is running his campaign saying that the President has not helped America get things back on track, but this poll shows most people don’t blame Obama for their current hardships.  The Esquire/Yahoo! read more

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Deciding the fate of affirmative action

10/10/12 10:23AM

With the Supreme Court set to decide on affirmative action on Wednesday with the ruling in the Abigail Fisher case, The Cycle is brushing up on their policy. The ruling has the potential for some big implications on our higher education system, and to dredge up some passionate debate from advocates on both sides of the issue. read more

Deciding the fate of affirmative action

Deciding the fate of affirmative action

10/10/12 10:16AM

With the Supreme Court set to hear the Abigail Fisher case on Wednesday, The Cycle is brushing up on their affirmative action policy. The ruling has the potential for some big implications on our higher education system, and to dredge up some passionate debate from advocates on both sides of the issue. read more

S.E. Cupp latest NY Daily News article: When pesky laws get in the way

10/10/12 10:09AM

For all the rhetorical overtures President Obama has made to the plight of the unemployed and underemployed, it doesn’t seem like he’s all that concerned about making sure Americans who are lucky enough to have jobs actually get to keep them.Looming large over Obama’s re-election efforts are the automatic spending cuts, totalling $110 billion next year, scheduled to go into effect in January and stemming from Congress’ inability to come up with a way to rein in the nation’s debt.Many folks stand to lose their jobs because of these cuts — but they shouldn’t expect much sympathy from the Preside read more

Closing in on the swing states

Closing in on the swing states

10/09/12 12:32PM

by Charles HitchinsFour weeks from today millions of Americans will be entering the voting booth to decide the next President of the United States.  In sports terms, this is the fourth quarter and with just 28 days to go, the race is still anyone’s game. read more

Parenting for authentic success

Parenting for authentic success

10/09/12 11:13AM

Madeline Levine, author of Teach Your children Children Well: Parenting For Authentic Success, joins the conversation during today's show to discuss her best selling book. Madeline Levine calls her book a "call to action" for parents on how to raise their children. The basic premise of the books is that we have reached a breaking point in how we raise our kids, where they grow up to believe they are only as good as their last success. read more

Today on The Cycle: Political Cupcakes

Today on The Cycle: Political Cupcakes

10/09/12 10:42AM

Did you know there is a sweet side to politics? With 4 weeks until election day the equal oppurtunity bakers of Georgetown Cupcakes have created a "Democratic Donkey" and a "Republican Elephant" cupcake in an assortment of flavors. You can purchse these election special cupcakes at their Georgetown, Bethesda, MD, New York (SoHo), and Boston (Newbury St.) locations as well via national shipping.The store is also keeping track of how many each side orders as their official "Georgetown Cupcake Poll." So can this election be decided in the kitchen? What flavor and icing will the Cyclists choose? read more

Steve Kornacki's latest Salon.com article:

10/09/12 09:32AM

Paul Ryan, we are discovering, does not always handle follow-up questions that well.The latest evidence came yesterday afternoon, when an interview with a local television reporter in Michigan turned testy and was ended by Ryan’s aide.The dispute was ostensibly over gun control. Asked by the reporter, Terry Camp of WJRT in Flint, if America has a gun problem, Ryan responded that the country has a crime problem. “Not a gun problem?” Camp asked. read more

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