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Grover Norquist, president of a taxpayer advocacy group, Americans for Tax Reform, meets with millionaires to discuss issues related to the debt supercommittee, Wed., Nov. 16, 2011. (Photo by Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP Photo)

Is Grover Norquist having the best or worst weeks of his life?

11/27/12 05:45PM

Grover Norquist is either having the worst few weeks of his life or the best. It's hard to tell. His anti-tax pledge—and the immense power he's wielded in Washington, D.C., for decades because of it—have become hotly debated topics among Congressional insiders and Hill watchers who wonder if its days are numbered. read more

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Congo in Crisis: the media matters

11/27/12 05:45PM

This time last year I was in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. My work with The Carter Center’s Democracy Program landed me in The far-Western province of Bas Congo, a historic chunk of Africa home to the mouth of the Congo river, the ancestral home of the Kongo people, and the origins of European incursion into what would become Africa’s... read more

Why Egypt matters

Why Egypt matters

11/26/12 07:00PM

Professor at the London School of Economics Fawaz Gerges discusses the international ramifications of the unrest in Egypt, as well as when resolution can be expected. watch

Toure dishes out some humble pie

Toure dishes out some humble pie

11/26/12 07:00PM

Toure talks about John McCain’s attacks against the Obama administration for Benghazi, his statements against Susan Rice, and why it’s time for him to start pursuing “reasonable questions” about security rather than perpetuating conspiracy theories. watch

FILE - This June 7, 2012 file photo shows U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice listening during a news conference at the UN.  The Obama administration on Monday rejected a demand from a senior Republican lawmaker that the U.S. ambassador to the...

McCain sinks to irrelevance over Rice attacks

11/26/12 04:51PM

John McCain is a drowning man, grabbing desperately on to anything he thinks can help save him. He's still bitter he lost in 2008 and now his time as a powerful Senator is waning. He sees Benghazi as a life raft he can cling to as a way to try to hurt Obama and remain relevant.... read more

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from The Cycle

11/22/12 01:31PM

We know you're all busy, and with everything going on over the last month - we just wanted to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving, and let you know how much you mean to us here at The Cycle.... read more

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Political Turkeys: Roasting the year in politics

11/21/12 04:47PM

As we sit around the dinner table Thursday, let's not forget to give thanks that political ads have ceased to flood our television sets and the 2012 election is finally over. The Cycle hosts called out their favorite political fumbles of the election season. Let's dig in. read more

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from The Cycle

11/21/12 04:29PM

On Tuesday Krystal Ball, SE Cupp, and special guest Joy Reid spoke about what they are most looking forward to over this turkey day holiday. Be sure to check out the video and let us know what you're looking forward to.... read more

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