Mara Liasson appears in the following:
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Republican struggles between establishment-backed conservatives and Tea Party rivals are a dominant feature this election season. Georgia had a crowded GOP race that is headed to a July runoff.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
In Tuesday's Senate primary in Nebraska, Ben Sasse, a university president and Tea Party favorite, beat former state treasurer Shane Osborn.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Primary season is in full swing. Early on, it appears that the Republican Party establishment is finally having its way and beating Tea Party challengers with ease.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Soon, you could be watching political ads based on your television viewing habits and the information the political parties have collected about your gender, party registration and voting habits.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Republicans are using fewer facts and more emotion in campaign advertising in an effort to connect with women's hearts, and their votes. But for every rule, there is at least one exception.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
In North Carolina's GOP Senate primary, Tom Tillis, the State House speaker, won a big enough margin to avoid a runoff. Republicans are trying to avoid the mistakes of the past 2 election cycles.
Monday, May 05, 2014
Going into midterm elections, this key demographic poses a big challenge for Democrats: getting their most reliable female supporters to become more reliable voters.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A shadow campaign is underway, raising small donations by selling T-shirts and baby onesies and holding fundraisers, all just waiting for Clinton to say that, yes, she is running for president.
Thursday, April 03, 2014
After a horrendous October rollout, the ACA is viewed a little more favorably now. But the number of people who intensely oppose the law is 12 percentage points higher than those who strongly back it.
Thursday, April 03, 2014
You got in! But just how much money is that school offering you? Financial aid award letters can be confusing, so we've put together a sample letter — and translated it into plain English.
Monday, March 24, 2014
The president's party is counting on sophisticated field operations to stave off defeat in November. But in the year's first test, a Florida special election, the effort fell short.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is visiting the White House Wednesday. The meeting comes days before a vote in Crimea over whether to secede from Ukraine.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Facing a deadline, the Obama administration is desperate to boost enrollment in health care exchanges. Still millions from their goal, they're stepping up outreach and forgetting politics — for now.
Thursday, March 06, 2014
The Conservative Political Action Conference, an annual gathering of conservative activists, routinely attracts big names in the Republican party — and this year's no different. It starts Thursday.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
With the House of Representatives expected to remain in Republican hands, the Senate will be the focus of midterm elections in 2014. The political landscape there appears unfavorable for Democrats.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Mara Liasson, NPR national politics correspondent, discusses the latest news out of Washington, previews the 2014 races to watch, and calculates how Democrats and Republicans are going to position themselves on immigration, inequality, and more.
Monday, January 27, 2014
President Obama's team is promising that 2014 will be a "year of action," starting with tomorrow night's State of the Union speech. NPR national politics correspondent Mara Liasson previews the address and discusses the latest news out of Washington.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
John Podesta, the newly named counselor to the president, is a second-term crisis management specialist who many Democrats hope will help the recently unsteady Obama White House get its act together.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Over the past year there's been a great deal of talk about fissures in the Republican party. But this week, it's the Democrats who are divided over their economic worldview.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
After two months in a defensive crouch over the botched roll out of his signature health care law, President Obama turned to another topic Wednesday that has preoccupied his administration: the income gap. It has grown wider during Obama's tenure as the country has emerged from the Great Recession. Reversing that trend is a priority for Obama's final three years in office.