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Krystal Ball

Co-host, The Cycle

Krystall Ball is co-host on MSNBC’s ensemble show "The Cycle." She’s also a political writer, former congressional candidate and CPA. Her writing has appeared in publications such as US News and World Report, the Atlantic, the Huffington Post, and Politico; she has been a featured speaker at Columbia, Princeton, and George Washington University and a guest lecturer at the New School in New York City. Ball is a Contributing Writer for the Truman Doctrine, a national security oriented blog run by the Truman National Security Project.