Embattled NFL running back Adrian Peterson pled no contest to reckless assault Tuesday. ESPN analyst Andrew Brandt talks about the week ahead for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who will be required to testify at Ray Rice’s appeal hearing. watch
While Texas won't determine who controls Congress, it may prove to be a test case for a recurring political dilemma: Should Democrats focus on their most friendly turf, or go on offense in places where they're likely to lose -- at least in the short term? read more
Darrell West of the Brookings Institute joins The Cycle to discuss his new book, "Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust," and how the one percent impacts both national and local elections. watch
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