Mara Liasson

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Week In Politics: Daily Doses Of Contradiction And Confusion

Sunday, April 05, 2020

President Trump's renewed calls to get the economy moving still fly in the face of what his health advisers are urging. Meanwhile, the pandemic reboots the vote-by-mail fight, and Wisconsin votes.


How The COVID-19 Outbreak Is Affecting The Presidential Campaign

Thursday, April 02, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has paused much of the presidential campaign. President Trump has been a daily presence on television, but his likely Democratic opponent Joe Biden has struggled for attention.


What Happened Today: New Model Projections, Coronavirus Task Force Speaks

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

NPR politics and science correspondents answer listener questions about the federal government response to the coronavirus and the possibility that as many as 100,000 Americans could be killed by it.


Week In Politics: President Trump's Response To The Coronavirus Crisis

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Donald Trump seems reluctant to fully exercise the powers of the presidency, even though he has touted them in the past.


Update: Congress Negotiates A Stimulus Plan

Sunday, March 22, 2020

A massive aid and economic stimulus bill is making its way through Congress.


Joe Biden Wins Big In St. Patrick's Day Democratic Primaries

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden won primaries in Florida, Illinois and Arizona. Ohio postponed its primary because of coronavirus concerns. Will Sen. Bernie Sanders drop out now?


White House Says More Drive-Through Coronavirus Test Sites To Open This Week

Sunday, March 15, 2020

The Trump administration said Sunday that first responders, medical providers and the elderly will be given priority as officials strive to dramatically expand the availability of testing.


Update: White House Response To Coronavirus Crisis

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Both Congress and the Trump administration are taking action in the face of the coronavirus crisis. Meanwhile, President Trump says he's been tested after dodging the question for days.


Biden Has Decisive Wins In 4 Out Of 6 'Big Tuesday' Primary Contests

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden expanded his delegate lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Most notably was Biden's victory in the state of Michigan, where there were 125 delegates at stake.


Sen. Elizabeth Warren Ends Presidential Bid

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Sen. Elizabeth Warren suspended her presidential campaign today, leaving essentially a two-man battle for the Democratic nomination between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.


Joe Biden Picks Up Substantial Wins In Super Tuesday Contests

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Bident won the majority of states, and performed better than expected in others. It was a stunning shift in momentum for a candidate who lost the first three contests of the Democratic primary.


How Super Tuesday Could Affect The 2020 Presidential Race

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

It's the biggest primary day of the year, with 14 states and about a third of the delegates for the Democratic nomination on the line. Here's how the trajectory of the race could change Tuesday.


Politics Chat: Super Tuesday Is Next In Election 2020

Sunday, March 01, 2020

NPR political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the results from Saturday's primary in South Carolina and looks ahead to Super Tuesday, where 14 more states will vote.


Sunday Politics Recap: Nevada Results, Looking Ahead To The Next Democratic Debate

Sunday, February 23, 2020

We look at the results coming out of the Nevada caucuses, Russia's attempts to interfere in Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign and what to expect from Tuesday's Democratic debate.


Nevada Caucuses Bring Focus To A More Diverse Electorate

Saturday, February 22, 2020

The Democratic presidential primary hits a new phase on Saturday in Nevada — a state with a more diverse electorate. Campaigns are reaching out to Latino voters to turn out.


Democratic Candidates Were Less Than Welcoming To Michael Bloomberg

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Wednesday night's Democratic debate in Las Vegas was as contentious as expected. All of the candidates were challenged on the issues, their experience and even on their supporters' behavior.


Democratic Party Admires Michael Bloomberg's War Chest

Monday, February 17, 2020

For Democrats it's a dream scenario: an unlimited budget to run against Donald Trump. Bloomberg will spend that money on behalf of any Democrat, according to Tim O'Brien, Bloomberg senior adviser.


Sen. Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire's Democratic Primary

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Sanders won narrowly over former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg. And close behind them was Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who had a late surge to get into the mix.


What Democrats Want To See Happen During The New Hampshire Primary

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The New Hampshire primary is Tuesday, and Democrats want a less dramatic outcome than last week. They're also looking for bigger turnout, since Iowa's contest signaled potentially soft enthusiasm.


Week In Politics: Which Way Will Democratic Moderates Go In New Hampshire?

Sunday, February 09, 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders easily beat Hillary Clinton in the state in 2016, and likely has the progressive vote locked up. Fellow Iowa caucus winner Pete Buttigieg wants to claim the mantle of electability.