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Stuck between a cliff and a hard place

Stuck between a cliff and a hard place

11/29/12 07:00PM

The National Organization for Women's Terry O’Neill tells The Cycle hosts what women could lose in the battle to find a solution to the fiscal cliff and describes a new solution to the cliff problem that doesn't include a deal or going off the fiscal... watch

Nearing a truce in the war on drugs

Nearing a truce in the war on drugs

11/29/12 07:00PM

With Washington and Colorado voting in November to legalize marijuana, The Cycle hosts discuss if America is nearing a truce in its war on drugs with New York Magazine’s Benjamin Wallace Wells. watch

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney arrives at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, for his luncheon with President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

President Obama and Romney's lunch date

11/29/12 05:24PM

After six years of campaigning, Mitt Romney finally achieved his dream--sort of. He got to sit down to lunch in the private White House dining room. Unfortunately for him, he was there in the role of guest--or, in other words, loser. President Obama was host; he'll be lunching there for the next four years. This lunch was the first time the... read more


Krystal Clear: Come on, y'all

11/29/12 04:40PM

Just listen to that good old-fashioned common sense. You know, really breaks our government problems down for the common man in that classically patronizing yet wholly inaccurate way that politicians seem to excel at. There are a lot of lame talking points out there, but this one probably drives me the most nuts. And while I mostly hear it from... read more

UN Ambassador Susan Rice leaves a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, with Sen. Susan Collins, R- Maine, and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., about the Benghazi terrorist attack. Rice continued her fight Wednesday to win over...

The battle over Susan Rice continues

11/29/12 12:52PM

It has become a battle before a nomination. As the idea of nominating U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice to become secretary of state has been floating around, many GOP senators say they will not support her nomination due to her comments after the September 11th attacks in Benghazi, Libya.... read more

US Capitol building from Senate side

Today on The Cycle: Fiscal Follies

11/29/12 08:02AM

While President Obama and Governor Romney have lunch at the White House today Treasury Secretary Geithner meets with House and Senate leadership on the fiscal cliff trying to move both parties into action. read more

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, on the White House campus in Washington, Wednesday  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Today on The Cycle: Balancing Act

11/28/12 12:03PM

Today President Obama pushed Congress to immediately act on one thing that most people on Capitol Hill agree on, to keep the Middle Class tax rates where they currently are.... read more