Thomas Kuhn from the Edison Electric Institute discusses the power outages throughout the East Coast as a result of Sandy, and how the country can prepare the power grid in the future for situations like this. watch
Mitt Romney received the endorsement of the Des Moines Register on Saturday. And while most times pundits talk down the importance of endorsements, this one is notable because of the paper's long history of endorsing Democratic candidates. Romney is the first Republican nominee since Richard Nixon in 1972 to receive the paper’s support. read more
All along the east coast of the continental United States, state and local governments are preparing for a potential Category 1 hurricane called Hurricane Sandy—what locals like to refer to as the "Frankenstorm." The outer bands of Sandy have made landfall in the northeast and are already forcing thousands to evacuate throughout the affected flood zone areas. read more
On Saturday evening the Des Moines Register released an editorial endorsing Mitt Romney for president. This is the first time since 1972 the Iowa newspaper has endorsed a Republican nominee for president. The last time was in 1972 when they picked Richard Nixon. read more
With Sandy forcing rally suspensions and travel restrictions, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have chosen to focus their time on Ohio. The Cycle talks about why this is telling about campaign strategy and where the poll numbers are in the Buckeye State. watch
The Des Moines Register gave its support to Mitt Romney on Saturday. While pundits usually debate the value of endorsements, the Cycle hosts discuss why this endorsement matters. Kathie Obradovich of the Des Moines Register also joins to explain the... watch
Marine Cpl. Nicholas Kimmel lost both legs and his left arm in an explosion during his second tour in Iraq-- but that didn’t stop him from throwing one right over the plate to start off the Detroit Tigers-San Francisco Giants Game 2.
Kimmel, a high school baseball star prior to enlisting in the Marine Corps, told USA TODAY that the whole experience was “like a dream.” Cpl. Kimmel shared the mound with fellow veteran and former Giants Hall of Fame outfielder Willie Mays, who rubbed the ball up with dirt and then signed it for the former Marine. read more
In 11 days from now we may have a decision on who our next president will be.
With 11 days until election day the Cyclists have decided to focus on a different state to watch every day. Yesterday the focus was Wisconsin, today it is New Hampshire. While New Hampshire only has 4 electoral votes, those 4 electoral votes could decide the election. read more