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Toure's American dream

Toure's American dream

10/11/12 08:00PM

With the Supreme Court hearing the case of Abigail Fisher, thus calling into question affirmative action in the U.S., Toure wonders where is the fairness and... watch

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Debate Metaphors: Prize Fights? More Like Middle School Dances....

10/11/12 06:57PM

We love to compare debates to prize fights, especially in our industry. In the days leading up to the debate, in the days following it, and live during the actual event - those of us in cable news will be talking about who hit the hardest, which punches landed, which punches missed, who was able to slip jabs, who had the best strategy, and who executed. Then we'll raise the imaginary hand of the winner. Ding. Ding. Ding.But here's the thing, most debates aren't boxing matches. read more

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Watch your feet! The VP debate...

10/11/12 06:39PM

We love to compare debates to prize fights, especially in the news industry. In the days leading up to the debate, in the days following it, and live during the actual event, those of us in cable news will be talking about who hit the hardest, which punches landed, which punches missed, who was able to slip jabs, who had the best strategy, and who executed. Then we'll raise the imaginary hand of the winner. Ding. Ding. Ding. read more

The Cycle mockumentary: VP debate

10/11/12 06:21PM

With all the speculation of how many people will be watching, if the Vice President will come out swinging, and if Ryan will be able to keep up our Cyclists gave their own preview for tonight's debate. Check out their Mockumentary:  When you have nothing to say (lowering Debate expectations). Where Steve, Krystal, and S.E. discuss who they think will really be the star in tonight's debate live from Danville, KY. Also you can check out the full segment from today's show where the Cyclists discussed what the polling numbers really mean to both candidates.   read more

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Krystal Ball makes the Esquire 'Women We Love' list

10/11/12 06:01PM

Esquire magazine came out with a Women We Love This Year and The Cycle’s own Krystal Ball has made the list! This list is in honor of the unveiling of Sexiest Women Alive issue.  Krystal is one of 23 women that have moved the hearts and minds of the editors at Esquire because of her actions.  As the article says “within ten seconds of her talking, you’ve already forgotten about her name.”  The full November issue of Esquire will be on Newsstands October 16th or you can view the slideshow online now. read more

The Cycle Mockumentary: When you have nothing to say (lowering Debate expectations)

10/11/12 02:01PM

S.E., Krystal, and Steve preview the first and only Vice Presidential Debate between Vice President Joe Biden and GOP-rising star Paul Ryan comes live tonight from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. Check out who they think will steal the limelight in this epic VEEP showdown… it might not be Biden or Ryan.    Also, tune in today at 3pm  for an in-depth analysis of the Biden/Ryan debate from the full team. read more

Krystal Ball makes the Esquire 'Women We Love' list

Krystal Ball makes the Esquire 'Women We Love' list

10/11/12 01:04PM

Esquire magazine came out with a Women We Love This Year and The Cycle’s own Krystal Ball has made the list! This list is in honor of the unveiling of Sexiest Women Alive issue.  Krystal is one of 23 women that have moved the hearts and minds of the editors at Esquire because of her actions.  As the article says “within ten seconds of her talking, you’ve already forgotten about her name.”  The full November issue of Esquire will be on Newsstands October 16th or you can view the slideshow online now.  read more

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VP duel set for tonight in Kentucky

10/11/12 11:38AM

Thursday night marks the duel in Danville, Ky., where Vice President Joe Biden faces Rep. Paul Ryan in the only televised vice presidential debate the two will have this election season. This debate will focus on foreign and domestic policy.  The format is simple: A total of nine 10-minute segments, each with a 2 minute response time, followed by a discussion. It is ABC’s Martha Raddatz’s moderating debut, and expectations are high that she might better control the discussion than moderator Jim Lehrer fared in the first presidential debate last week. read more

Previewing the Vice Presidential Debate

10/11/12 10:34AM

We are only 26 days away until Decision 2012 is made. But tonight marks the duel in Danville, Kentucky where Vice President Biden faces Representative Ryan in the only Vice Presidential debate the two will have this election season. The format for the debate is simple: 9, 10-minute segments, each with a 2 minute response time followed by a discussion. read more

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