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Mara Liasson

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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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Obama Lays Out Ambitious Agenda In Address To Nation

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Undeterred by the big losses his party suffered in November, the president challenged the new majority Republicans to turn the page on the economic recession and embrace "middle-class economics."

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State Of The Union Preview

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A preview of what to listen for in President Obama's State of the Union address.

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State Of The Union: 5 Things To Watch

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The prospects for passing major parts of President Obama's agenda are slim to none. So what kind of tone will he take toward Congress?

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Obama Strategizes How To Be A Successful Lame Duck President

Monday, January 19, 2015

President Obama has made it clear he does not want to be a lame duck. His State of the Union speech is a chance to show he won't be one. We examine how lame duck presidents have succeeded and failed.

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Romney Comments Add To Speculation On GOP Presidential Race

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The latest person to seriously consider throwing his hat in the ring is Mitt Romney, who had said he would not run again. What does his apparent change of heart mean for the GOP nominating battle?

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White House Says It Should Have Sent More Senior Official To Unity March

Monday, January 12, 2015

On Monday, White House spokesman Josh Ernest said the administration erred in not sending a senior representative to join the unity march in Paris on Sunday.

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Obama Begins State Of The Union Preview In Michigan

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

President Obama hits the road to promote his upcoming State of the Union address, and perhaps, to try to steal the spotlight away from Republicans in their first week leading the new Congress.

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Obama And Mexican President Talk Cuba, Immigration

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Two big issues between President Obama and his Mexican counterpart: Obama's recent controversial executive actions on immigration and Cuba.

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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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