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Mara Liasson

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Netanyahu Reveals Aversion To 2-State Solution, White House Says

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The administration is taking a tough tone with the Israeli prime minister. Obama's chief of staff spoke to a liberal pro-Israel advocacy group, insisting on the importance of a Palestinian state.

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In Defending Two-State Solution, White House Chief Of Staff Slams Netanyahu

Monday, March 23, 2015

Speaking to a liberal Jewish group Monday, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough reiterated the administration's support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Bad Blood Gets Worse Between Barack, Bibi And Israel

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election is likely to cause President Obama more headaches when it comes to dealing with Republicans, the Iran negotiations and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

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Record Number Of Inmate Deaths Has Florida Prisons On The Defensive

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Many of the inmates died of natural causes, but a series of suspicious deaths — against the backdrop of a shrinking budget and staff shortages — has lawmakers calling for a prison oversight board.

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In Retrospect, Clinton Says She Should Have Used Separate Emails

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Ex-Secretary of State Clinton, who has been under fire for her use of a personal email address while in office, has turned over 55,000 pages of her official correspondence to the State Department.

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3 Reasons Democrats Are Freaking Out About Hillary Clinton

Monday, March 09, 2015

Back-to-back Clinton controversies are making Democrats queasy. But should they be?

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Politics Roundup: From Iowa To Hillary Clinton's Email Account

Monday, March 09, 2015

Potential Republican presidential candidates showed off in Iowa this weekend, while Hillary Clinton — the presumptive Democratic candidate — dealt with a bubbling controversy over her private email account. A bump in the road? Or is it yet another scandal involving a Clinton?

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Clinton Speaks To 30th Anniversary Gala Of EMILY's List

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Former Secretary of State and likely future presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke to a large group of female political donors Tuesday night in Washington, D.C.

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4 Reasons Both Parties Should Be Sweating Bullets Over King V. Burwell

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The biggest political threat of the latest challenge to Obamacare is to the president, but Republicans wouldn't be winners either.

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Affordable Care Act To Face Critical Test At Supreme Court

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The president's signature accomplishment — the Affordable Care Act — faces yet another critical test. On Wednesday the Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether Congress intended for the federal health insurance exchange to offer the same subsidies available to those in state exchanges.

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3 Reasons President Obama Is Winning This Immigration Fight

Thursday, February 26, 2015

While Congress is boxing itself in, the president is getting out front and ratcheting up the political pressure.

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Obama Ups Pressure On GOP Over Homeland Security Funding

Thursday, February 26, 2015

President Obama participated in a town-hall meeting in Miami with MSNBC, and did an interview with the Spanish language network Telemundo to talk about the issue underlying the stalemate: immigration.

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GOP Will Try To Override Obama's Keystone XL Pipeline Veto

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

President Obama issued his first veto of the new Congress. He rejected a measure approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. It's his third veto, but it's likely the start of a trend.

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New Consumer Protections Hold Financial Advisors To Stricter Standards

Monday, February 23, 2015

As part of a larger effort to regulate the financial services industry, on Monday the Obama administration proposed new restrictions on those who manage Americans' retirement accounts.

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Political Necessity Forces GOP Into Middle-Class Income Debate

Friday, February 13, 2015

As the economy improves, political debates change. President Obama says it's time to focus on stagnant middle-class incomes. Republicans are trying to come up with their agenda for the middle class.

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5 Things The Vaccine Debacle Reveal About The 2016 Presidential Field

Thursday, February 05, 2015

There are some some deep political lessons in how the 2016 hopefuls fumbled the political hot potato.

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Budget Sent To Congress Values Middle-Class Economics

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Free from the constraints of a re-election campaign and out from under the weight of the recession and massive federal deficits, President Obama unveiled his proposed budget for 2016 on Monday.

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4 Reasons Why It's Veto Season At The White House

Friday, January 30, 2015

In his first six years in office, President Obama issued just two vetoes, the fewest of any president going all the way back to James Garfield. But that's about to change.

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Obama Moves To Cement His Environmental Legacy

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

He took steps to protect land in Alaska from oil and gas drilling, and to allow offshore drilling along the coasts of Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia — part of a climate change strategy.

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Obama Draws Battle Lines In State Of The Union Address

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

In his State of the Union address, President Obama said he still believed in a United America — one that wasn't divided into red and blue camps. But the reaction to his speech, from both camps, was anything but united.

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