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Mara Liasson

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Obama Uses Alaska Visit To Focus On Climate Change, Native Issues

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Environmentalists were disappointed when the administration approved offshore oil drilling in the Arctic. While in Alaska, Obama talked about climate change — drawing praise from that same community.

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Anti-Establishment Candidates Trump, Sanders Continue Rise In The Polls

Monday, August 31, 2015

Populism and voter discontent defined this summer in politics. NPR explores what insurgent campaigns by Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump suggest about the next phase of the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Donald Trump, 'Wrestling A Pig,' And The GOP's Struggle To Reform

Monday, July 06, 2015

The last thing the GOP wants is to be seen as anti-immigrant, anti-gay and anti-science. The party has vowed to reform since President Obama's re-election, but change is proving hard.

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As Much As The GOP Wants Change, Republicans Drag Their Feet

Friday, July 03, 2015

Republicans have talked about overhauling the party since President Obama's reelection. But is the GOP ready to move on and change?

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Chris Christie Becomes 14th Republican Presidential Candidate

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

With New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the race, there are now 14 Republican candidates for president. Two more are expected to join by the end of July.

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Supreme Court Rulings, Confederate Flag, Mark Shift In Culture Wars

Friday, June 26, 2015

Supreme Court rulings on the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage this week, and the debate over the Confederate flag, mark the apparent end of several battles in the culture war.

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Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: A Reaction

Friday, June 26, 2015

Same-sex marriage is now legal nationwide in the U.S. For a look at what lay behind the Supreme Court's decision, and its ramifications, David Greene speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson and Nina Totenberg.

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Supreme Court Rules That All States Must Allow Same-Sex Marriages

Friday, June 26, 2015

In 5-to-4 decision, the court upheld the nationwide right to same-sex marriage. Justice Anthony Kennedy authored the majority opinion. David Greene speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson and Scott Horsley.

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Breaking Down The Supreme Court Ruling On Obamacare Subsidies

Thursday, June 25, 2015

On Thursday, the Supreme Court upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. For details on the ruling, Renee Montagne speaks with Nina Totenberg and Mara Liasson.

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In Win For White House, Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies Nationwide

Thursday, June 25, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

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S.C. Governor Calls For Removal Of Confederate Flag From State Capitol

Monday, June 22, 2015

After the shooting in Charleston, S.C., the political fallout continues. Gov. Nikki Haley renewed a push to remove the Confederate flag from the state house grounds in a press conference Monday.

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Confederate Flag Controversy Raised Again After S.C. Church Shooting

Monday, June 22, 2015

The place that the confederate flag should occupy has long divided the country. Many want the flag to be removed. But some leading Republicans have defended the right of South Carolina to display it.

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Jeb Bush Promises Inclusive Campaign As He Runs For President

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Bush kicked off his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination with a rally at a Miami Dade College campus. He promised to reach out to voters that the GOP has failed to attract in the past.

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Jeb Bush Officially Enters Republican Field For President

Monday, June 15, 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush formally announced on Monday his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination at a rally in Miami.

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He Was Born Republican Royalty, But 'Jebcito' Is From Miami

Monday, June 15, 2015

Jeb Bush grew up in Texas, summered in Maine and went to prep school in Massachusetts. But the place he and his family chose to put down roots was Miami.

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How Would Hillary Clinton 'Reshuffle' Economic Inequality?

Friday, June 12, 2015

Many of Clinton's supporters say the sooner she lays out her economic policy vision the better, especially as her unfavorable ratings have been growing. She'll start Saturday.

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Hillary Clinton To Address Economic Issues In Campaign Speech

Friday, June 12, 2015

On Saturday, Hillary Clinton holds her first big campaign rally on Roosevelt Island in New York City with a unusually personal speech about how her upbringing forged her commitment to helping others.

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Jeb Bush Visits Europe Ahead Of Presidential Campaign Announcement

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Soon-to-be presidential candidate Jeb Bush is in Europe this week, burnishing his foreign policy credentials. At an economic conference in Berlin Tuesday, Bush said the U.S. and its allies need to be clear about the consequences if Russia fails to respect the sovereignty of its neighbors.

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Patriot Act Provisions Expire; More Candidates Announce Presidential Bid

Monday, June 01, 2015

Sen. Rand Paul blocked extension of a program that allowed bulk collection of Americans' phone records during a Sunday Senate session. And, more candidates are announcing a run for the White House.

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GOP's Presidential Field Has Something For Everyone And It's Growing

Friday, May 29, 2015

The GOP field of candidates for president is big — and its getting bigger. This week two more Republicans joined the race — bringing the number of official Republican hopefuls to 8.

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