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Mara Liasson

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Treasury Nomination Sparks Fight Among Democrats

Monday, December 22, 2014

When Congress returns in 2015, it will consider the nomination of Antonio Weiss to be undersecretary of Treasury for domestic finance. The nomination is causing a fight within the Democratic Party.

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Alan Gross Release Paves Way For New Chapter In U.S.-Cuba Relations

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

President Obama announced an historic shift in U.S.-Cuban relations, drawing bipartisan support and criticism.

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Jeb Bush To 'Actively Explore' 2016 Run For President

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The former Republican governor of Florida and the brother and son of 2 former U.S. presidents, has essentially kicked off the presidential campaign with a pre-announcement announcement on Facebook.

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Some Republicans Rethinking Party's Traditional Stands On Crime, Policing

Friday, December 12, 2014

After grand jury decisions in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, there's been a surprising reaction from Republicans as the party of law and order rethinks its traditional stands on crime and policing.

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Potential Presidential Candidates Give Speeches On Foreign Policy

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

On Wednesday in Washington, D.C., three of many men and women who are talked about as presidential contenders gave foreign policy speeches.

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Following Ferguson, Obama Urges Changes To Boost Community Policing

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Following a day of meetings on police practices with his Cabinet, elected leaders, police officials and community leaders, The president asked Congress to fund 50,000 body cameras for police officers.

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EPA's Proposed Rules Add To Obama's Collision Course With GOP

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The Environmental Protect Agency has drafted regulations on Ozone pollution. The latest move exposes divisions between the Obama administration and leading Republican lawmakers over the environment.

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Hagel Struggled To Stay On The Same Page As The White House

Monday, November 24, 2014

Chuck Hagel resigned as Defense Secretary on Monday after a tenure in which he wasn't always on the same page as the White House.

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Hagel Steps Down After Discord On Syria, Iraq

Monday, November 24, 2014

President Obama announced the defense secretary's resignation Monday morning. Chuck Hagel clashed with White House adviser Susan Rice on Syria policy, and he never made it into Obama's inner circle.

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Obama Unveils Temporary Protection From Deportation

Friday, November 21, 2014

President Obama addressed the immigration system in a speech Thursday night. Obama said he would temporarily protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation using an executive order.

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Millions Of Americans Could Be Affected By Obama's Immigration Plan

Thursday, November 20, 2014

President Obama is expected to unveil his long-awaited and controversial executive action on immigration in a prime-time speech on Thursday night. Millions of people could be affected.

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Joyful Opera Performed In Nazi Concentration Camp Revived In Chicago

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

While the Nazis may have used the children's opera Brundibár as a propaganda tool, it also was a symbol of hope for the children who performed it. It is now a way to remember profound loss.

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Republicans Criticize Obama's Immigration Actions Ahead Of Unveiling

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

President Obama will unveil his executive actions on immigration Thursday, but Republicans aren't waiting for the announcement to criticize the move.

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Obama To Unveil Immigration Plan On Thursday

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The president will then address the issue in a speech at a Las Vegas high school on Friday.

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Immigration Divides Washington; Permanent Resolution Unlikely

Thursday, November 13, 2014

President Obama is planning to use his executive authority to offer temporary deportation relief to certain groups of immigrants. The Republicans say if he does, all bets are off.

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Affordable Care Act Has Many Political And Legal Challenges Ahead

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The federal health exchange website is live this week for window shopping and people will begin to purchase new health insurance there on Saturday. But the Affordable Care Act still has many political and legal challenges ahead.

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Democrats May Have Been Missing A Good Message

Thursday, November 06, 2014

In the wake of coast-to-coast defeats, Democrats are looking through the election returns for lessons.

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Obama, GOP Speak Of Cooperation In New Congress

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Republicans won a wave election on Tuesday night, taking control of the Senate and picking up seats in the House as well as key governor's races. Now they set about the task of governing.

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Republicans Take Control Of U.S. Senate With N.C. Win

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The GOP picked up the seats needed to retake control of the Senate and then some — with major victories in North Carolina, Iowa, Colorado and Arkansas. They also added to their margin in the House.

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Races To Watch In The Midterm Elections

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

We take a look at the races to watch as voting winds down in the midterm elections.

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