NBC’s Luke Russert, Mike Viquiera, and Kristin Welker join The Cycle hosts to discuss the back-and-forth on the Hill as both Republicans and Democrats work until the last minute to come to a deal to avert the fiscal cliff. watch
On the show today, the President meets with Reid, Boehner, McConnell, Pelosi, and Joe Biden to try to get us away from the Fiscal Cliff. We'll have reporting from NBC's Peter Alexander and Mike Viqueira. Then we're joined by Rick Newman - chief business correspondent for U.S. News and World Report - and he gives us tips on what to... read more
As 2012 draws to a close our team at The Cycle would like to bring you some our favorite "behind-the-scenes" snapshots we have collected this past year. We look forward to bringing you more fun moments in 2013, believe me, there will not be a shortage of those! Thank you for a great year everyone! Happy New Year!
NBC’s Peter Alexander and Mike Viqueira discuss the likelihood of Congress reaching a deal, and whether the payroll tax cut would be the most damaging part of going off the fiscal cliff for the middle class. watch
What does the fiscal cliff really mean for your bottom line? Unemployment benefits will end for 2.1 million Americans, and those who are employed will pay an extra $1,640 a year in payroll taxes. Fortune magazine’s Leigh Gallagher talks about the real... watch
Politico’s Anna Palmer explains some of next year’s potential power players like Kamila Harris, Tim Scott, and Cory Booker. The Cycle hosts give their own picks, some of whom didn’t make Politico’s list. watch
The Cycle co-host Krystal Ball says that after the Sandy Hook tragedy, it’s time to stop being afraid of the NRA. For the first time in decades, Democrats can run on commonsense gun restrictions—and win. watch
Gun control. Mind control. Government out-of-control. Americans don't much like being controlled or told what to do and the second amendment speaks not so much to our right to hunt deer or even to protect ourselves against a burglar as it does to our right to not be disarmed by our government. We had experienced a totalitarian Britain... read more
John Kerry will leave the Senate—his home for 28 years—if he is officially confirmed as the new Secretary of State. Kerry ran for president in 2004 and came close to winning. Al Gore almost chose him for the VP slot in 2000. And he’s become one of the... watch
MSNBC’s “The Cycle” which premiered in 2012 is a live, one-hour ensemble opinion show that features conservative commentator Abby Huntsman, author and pundit Touré, The Nation correspondent Ari Melber and former Congressional candidate Krystal Ball. The Cycle is a “TIS” show – topical, interesting, and smart. The panel brings a young perspective on everything from politics, the economy, the media, sports and popular culture. You never know who or what might be discussed at the table.