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October 19, 2020, 10:42 AM

What happens if the House has to decide the next president?

A bitterly divided country, deadlocked in a 269-269 Electoral College tie, turns to the House of Representatives to select the next president.
October 19, 2020, 10:42 AM
What happens if House decides the next president?
October 4, 2020, 3:03 PM

The vice presidential debate will continue as scheduled

Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris will be 12 feet apart during the debate.
October 4, 2020, 3:03 PM
The vice presidential debate will continue as scheduled
1 month ago

What to expect from the first presidential debate

“This Week” host George Stephanopoulos joins us to discuss President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and the upcoming first presidential debate between Trump and Joe Biden.
1 month ago
What to expect from the first presidential debate
3 months ago

Trump and Biden spar over economy, coronavirus

President Donald Trump attempted to discredit political rival Joe Biden, while the former vice president stayed laser-focused on the president's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
3 months ago
Trump and Biden spar over economy, coronavirus
7 months ago

Coronavirus makes it harder for campaigns to ask for money

White House candidates aren't usually bashful about asking for money
7 months ago
Coronavirus makes it harder for campaigns to ask for money
8 months ago

Key questions heading into South Carolina Democratic primary

The South Carolina primary is certain to be a fork in the road for Democrats’ 2020 presidential nominating contest
8 months ago
Key questions heading into South Carolina Democratic primary
9 months ago

Will New Hampshire debate change the dynamics of the presidential race?

ABC News’ deputy political director Mary Alice Parks joins to answer remaining questions.
9 months ago
Will New Hampshire debate change the dynamics of the presidential race?
4 years ago

'Election Cycle' Rides Its Way Into Times Square on Election Night

ABC News' TJ Holmes talks with Michael Koenigs about his cross country journey.
4 years ago
'Election Cycle' Rides Its Way Into Times Square on Election Night
4 years ago
Family Builds Electric Fence to Protect Trump Lawn Signs
4 years ago

Flying Through the 2016 Election Cycle in an F-16 Fighter Jet

As the 2016 Election Cycle comes to an end, ABC News' Michael Koenigs took flight in an F-16 fighter jet with Captain Jeff "Split" Witt of the Alabama Air National Guard.
4 years ago
Flying Through the 2016 Election Cycle in an F-16 Fighter Jet
4 years ago

Election Cycle Pedals Through Most Gerrymandered Political District in America

North Carolina's 12th congressional district has been redrawn five times since 1993. ABC News' Michael Koenigs pedals its unusual perimeter.
4 years ago
Election Cycle Pedals Through Most Gerrymandered Political District in America
4 years ago

Election Cycle: Wounded Warriors Talk About Next Commander-in-Chief

Wounded warriors discussed the next president of the United States.
4 years ago
Election Cycle: Wounded Warriors Talk About Next Commander-in-Chief
4 years ago

Wounded Warriors Talk About Next Commander in Chief

Two veterans from the Wounded Warriors Project discuss the issues facing the veteran community and how cycling has played a major role in their own recovery.
4 years ago
Wounded Warriors Talk About Next Commander in Chief
4 years ago

Biking Behind Bars: Inmates Pedal Toward a Better Future

Election Cycle travels to Riverside Correctional Facility in Philadelphia.
4 years ago
Biking Behind Bars: Inmates Pedal Toward a Better Future
4 years ago

Biking Behind Bars: Inmates Pedal Toward Better Future

Riverside Correctional Facility in Philadelphia is one of the only jails in the country that has a regular spin class for female inmates.
4 years ago
Biking Behind Bars: Inmates Pedal Toward Better Future
4 years ago

'Scott World Firefighter Combat Challenge' Exhausts ABC News Reporter

At 25th Scott World Firefighter Combat Challenge in Montgomery, AL, an ABC reporter attempted to complete the "hardest two minutes in sports."
4 years ago
Why This Competition Is Called the 'Toughest 2 Minutes in Sports'
4 years ago

Scott World Firefighter Combat Challenge Extinguishes ABC News Reporter

ABC News' Michael Koenigs attempted to complete the 25th Scott World Firefighter Combat Challenge, aka "The toughest two minutes in sports," in Montgomery, AL.
4 years ago
Scott World Firefighter Combat Challenge Extinguishes ABC News Reporter
4 years ago

Chicago Cubs Fans Vote for World Series and Tacos in Election Cycle

Fans around Wrigley Fields cast their votes for the Cubs as the team seeks to win its first World Series since 1908
4 years ago
Chicago Cubs Fans Vote for World Series and Tacos in Election Cycle
4 years ago

Gov. Hickenlooper Hops on the Election Cycle

After helping develop over 1,000 miles of bike trails as the mayor of Denver, Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado was eager to talk politics and take a ride on ABC News' Election Cycle.
4 years ago
Colorado Governor Hops on the Election Cycle
4 years ago

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper Hops on the 'Election Cycle'

The Colorado governor is an avid cyclist.
4 years ago
Colorado Governor Hops on the 'Election Cycle'
4 years ago

Election Cycle: Off-Road Racers Hope Donald Trump Crosses the Finish Line in First

Hundreds gather for one of the U.S.’s largest Powder Powder Puff off-road races.
4 years ago
These Off-Road Racers Hope Trump Crosses Finish Line in First
4 years ago

2016 Joust: Trump and Clinton Tactics Compared to Medieval Battle

While Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump exchange blows in the public arena, two knights of different genders squared off in a unique matchup at the Saint Louis Renaissance Festival.
4 years ago
Trump and Clinton Tactics Compared to Medieval Joust
4 years ago

2016 Joust: Trump and Clinton Tactics Compared to Medieval Battle

Long before people picked presidents, they crowned kings.
4 years ago
2016 Joust: Trump and Clinton Tactics Compared to Medieval Battle
4 years ago

Off-Road Racers Hope Trump Crosses the Finish Line in First

Hundreds gathered for one of the nation's largest Powder Puff off-road races in the country, located just a few miles from Barstow, CA. Most of the spectators and racers are cheering for Donald Trump as the presidential race nears the finish line.
4 years ago
Off-Road Racers Hope Trump Crosses the Finish Line in First
4 years ago

Michael Koenigs on His Election Cycle Journey Across America

ABC News' Michael Koenigs biked 1,000 miles across America to cover the presidential debates, interviewing politicians, pundits and voters about the major issues of the 2016 election.
4 years ago
Michael Koenigs on His Election Cycle Journey Across America
4 years ago

View of Final Debate's Political Landscape From 10,000 Feet

While Trump and Clinton discussed issues on the ground floor of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, ABC News' Michael Koenigs looked at the political landscape from a higher perspective.
4 years ago
View of Final Debate's Political Landscape From 10,000 Feet
4 years ago

Election Cycle: Flavor Flav on Meeting Donald Trump and How the Debates are Affecting the Race

ABC News' Michael Koenigs sits down with reality TV star and Las Vegas resident Flavor Flav before the last presidential debate.
4 years ago
Election Cycle: Flavor Flav on Meeting Donald Trump and How the Debates are Affecting the Race
4 years ago

Election Cycle: ‘The Simpsons’ Director Says 2016 Race Is ‘The Weirdest Thing I’ve Ever Seen’

"The Simpsons" has had a long history of political jokes in its 25 years.
4 years ago
 ‘The Simpsons’ Director Says 2016 Race Is ‘The Weirdest Thing I’ve Ever Seen’
4 years ago

'The Simpsons' Creators Talk 2016 Election Cycle

For over 25 years, the creators of "The Simpsons" have developed political parodies of the candidates and issues facing the country. As the show celebrates its 600th episode, ABC News' Michael Koenigs hit the yellow carpet to get their take on this year
4 years ago
'The Simpsons' Creators Talk 2016 Election Cycle
4 years ago

Biking the US-Mexico Border on the Election Cycle

While Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton continue to debate the security of the United States' borders, ABC News' Michael Koenigs pedaled along portions of the U.S.-Mexico line to learn more about protection measures currently in place.
4 years ago
Biking the US-Mexico Border on the Election Cycle
4 years ago

Election Cycle: Biking the US-Mexico Border

The U.S.-Mexico border is nearly 2,000 miles long.
4 years ago
Election Cycle: Biking the US-Mexico Border
4 years ago

How Some Chicagoans Are Trying to End the City's Endemic Gun Violence

ABC News' Michael Koenigs talked to community leaders in Chicago about what can be done to stop the surge in violence.
4 years ago
Ending Chicago's Endemic Gun Violence
4 years ago

What do Paul Ryan's Constituents Think of the 2016 Race?

Wisconsin voters react to the Speaker's decision to stop defending Donald Trump.
4 years ago
What do Paul Ryan's Constituents Think of the 2016 Race?
4 years ago

Ending Chicago's Cycle of Violence

As the presidential candidates debate crime in America, ABC News' Michael Koenigs talked to community leaders in Austin and Chicago about stopping the surge in violence.
4 years ago
Ending Chicago's Cycle of Violence
4 years ago

From Pedaling to Politics: Meet a Bicycle Shop Owner-Turned-Mayor

Mayor Chris Koos runs a bicycle shop in addition to working at city hall.
4 years ago
From Pedaling to Politics: Meet a Bicycle Shop Owner-Turned-Mayor
4 years ago

From Pedaling to Politics: Bicycle Shop Owner Turned Mayor

Mayor Chris Koos of Normal, Illinois rarely walks to work. He's the only mayor in America who runs a bicycle shop just a few blocks from city hall.
4 years ago
From Pedaling to Politics: Bicycle Shop Owner Turned Mayor
4 years ago

Pedaling Profile: Mayor of Bloomington Talks Trump

Mayor Tari Renner pedaled with ABC News' Michael Koenigs around his city of Bloomington, Illinois.
4 years ago
Pedaling Profile: Mayor of Bloomington Talks Trump
4 years ago

Election Cycle: A Ride Through America's Corn Country

ABC's man on the bike heads through central Illinois.
4 years ago
Election Cycle: A Ride Through America's Corn Country
4 years ago

Election Cycle Through Corn Country

The United States grows more corn than any country in the world. Despite growing demand for ethanol and other corn products, farmers remain concerned about how the political climate may influence their crops beyond this election cycle.
4 years ago
Election Cycle Through Corn Country
4 years ago

Election Cycle in St. Louis for 2nd Presidential Debate

ABC News' Michael Koenigs is talking with students at Washington University after cycling to St. Louis.
4 years ago
Election Cycle in St. Louis for 2nd Presidential Debate
4 years ago

Clinton's Classmates: What Was Hillary Clinton Like in High School?

ABC News' Michael Koenigs meets up with childhood friends of Hillary Clinton's to learn what she was like and how she's changed.
4 years ago
Clinton's Classmates: What Was Hillary Clinton Like in High School?
4 years ago

Election Cycle: Clinton vs. Trump and Pat's vs. Geno's in South Philly

ABC News' Michael Koenigs is at Pat's cheesesteak talking to customers about the two big rivalries on everyone's mind: Clinton versus Trump and Pat's versus Geno's.
4 years ago
Election Cycle: Clinton vs. Trump and Pat's vs. Geno's in South Philly
4 years ago

Election Cycle: Talking Politics and Cheesesteaks at Iconic Pat's and Geno's in Philadelphia

ABC News' Michael Koenigs hits the swing state of Pennsylvania, talking to Philly voters about what they're thinking as the race enters its final month.
4 years ago
Election Cycle: Talking Politics and Cheesesteaks at Iconic Pat's and Geno's in Philadelphia
4 years ago

Election Cycle: Mixing Politics With Cheez Whiz at Geno's in Philadelphia

ABC News' Michael Koenigs asks the big questions at Geno's in Philadelphia: Whose cheesesteak is better, Pat's or Geno's, and who will make a better president, Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton?
4 years ago
Election Cycle: Mixing Politics With Cheez Whiz at Geno's in Philadelphia
4 years ago

Election Cycle Stage 1: The First Presidential Debate

ABC News' Michael Koenigs gears up for his 1,000 mile ride--meeting mentors and voters along the way to Hofstra University where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off in their first presidential debate.
4 years ago
Election Cycle Stage 1: The First Presidential Debate
4 years ago

Election Cycle Stage 1: On the Road to First Debate

The debate was the most-watched television debate in recent history.
4 years ago
Election Cycle Stage 1: On the Road to First Debate
4 years ago

'Election Cycle' Kicks Off at ABC News with David Muir

ABC News' Michael Koenigs talks with World News Tonight's David Muir before heading for the debate on bicycle.
4 years ago
'Election Cycle' Kicks Off at ABC News with David Muir
4 years ago

Atlantic City Beachgoers Talk About Trump’s Legacy as a Casino Owner

Trump’s impact on Atlantic City has been greatly examined.
4 years ago
Atlantic City Beachgoers Talk About Trump’s Legacy as a Casino Owner
4 years ago

'Election Cycle' Stops at Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Campaign Headquarters

ABC News' Michael Koenigs is cycling 500-miles from the Republican Convention in Cleveland to the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia. Along the way, he'll be interviewing politicians, pundits, and voters about the major issues of the 2016 election.
4 years ago
'Election Cycle' Stops at Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Campaign Headquarters
4 years ago

'Election Cycle' Smackdown: Brawl Under the Bridge

ABC News' Michael Koenigs came upon "Brawl Under the Bridge II," a semi-pro wrestling match in Homestead, PA, during his 500-mile cycling trip from the RNC in Cleveland to the DNC in Philadelphia.
4 years ago
'Election Cycle' Smackdown: Brawl Under the Bridge