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Mara Liasson

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Obama: Iranian-Backed Fighters Must Respect Iraq's Sovereignty

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

In a meeting with Iraq's prime minister at the White House on Tuesday, President Obama had a warning for Iran — as that country wades into the battle against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq.

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Rubio's Path To The Nomination, And 3 Obstacles In His Way

Monday, April 13, 2015

The junior Republican senator from Florida is expected to jump into the race for the presidency Monday. He has some strengths — but also some hurdles to overcome.

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Hillary Clinton To Announce Candidacy For 2016 Presidential Election

Friday, April 10, 2015

Hillary Clinton plans to announce her intention to run for president Sunday. It will be her second run, and a very different campaign is in store.

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Can Libertarian Rand Paul Win A Republican Primary?

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

As Paul embarks on a presidential campaign, he doesn't fit into the mold of either party neatly. Especially on foreign policy, the Kentucky senator faces a challenge.

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Rand Paul To Follow Father's Lead; Run For GOP Presidential Nomination

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is expected to throw his hat in the presidential ring on Tuesday. His father Ron Paul ran for the nomination as the standard-bearer for the Libertarian wing of the party.

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Next Stage For Iran Nuclear Talks Faces Multiple Challenges

Monday, April 06, 2015

As much effort as it's taken to get Iran to agree to limit its nuclear ambitions, it will be a monumental sell for the administration to get Congress and key Mideast allies to go along with the deal.

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Fights Over 'Religious Freedom' And Gay Rights Are Costing Republicans

Friday, April 03, 2015

The party and its leading 2016 contenders are finding themselves between a rock and hard place because of Indiana's and Arkansas' recently amended laws.

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Republicans Face Backlash Over Indiana, Arkansas 'Religious Freedom' Laws

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The Republican Party is facing backlash over religious freedom laws passed this week in Indiana and Arkansas. The governor of Arkansas asked legislators Wednesday to reconsider its bill.

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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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