Mara Liasson appears in the following:
Sunday, July 05, 2020
We take a look at what Trump's speeches tell us about how he sees the upcoming election and what ignoring the pandemic may mean for him.
Sunday, June 28, 2020
We take a look a the White House reponse to the surge of coronavirus infections in the U.S., as well as President Trump's agenda for his second term and his attempt to kill the Affordable Care Act.
Friday, June 26, 2020
President Trump's campaign is hard at work, trying to define and disqualify presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden. But so far, it has had mixed results.
Sunday, June 21, 2020
We take a look at the president's first campaign rally in months, as well as the many battles he is waging against the NFL, Dr. Anthony Fauci and more.
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Hot-button issues like immigration and family values have been part of American politics for decades. But as the country deals with multiple crises, attitudes are changing.
Friday, June 19, 2020
President Trump has used culture wars to fire up his base since he first ran for the White House, but that strategy may be losing its value as social attitudes and policies on race and identity shift.
Monday, June 08, 2020
A new survey identifies a swing group of women voters, who are mostly white, married, over 50 and suburban. They're evenly divided and sure to vote, watching the candidates respond to multiple crises.
Sunday, June 07, 2020
The use of force against peaceful protesters in Washington, DC continues to dominate political conversations, as the President's military advisors try to distance themselves from his rhetoric.
Tuesday, June 02, 2020
President Trump addressed the nation and promised to restore law and order, against a backdrop of explosions as protests swirled through Washington, D.C., and across the nation.
Monday, June 01, 2020
President Trump discussed the protests raging across the U.S. over George Floyd's death with governors Monday. He told the governors to "dominate" the protesters and to use the military.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
President Trump on Thursday has visited a battleground state of Michigan, where he has sparred with Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer — and made his case for reopening the state's economy.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
The sexual assault allegation against Joe Biden was met with a forceful denial and Democratic unity. The GOP saw a double standard. But the MeToo movement may not be politicized much in this campaign.
Sunday, May 17, 2020
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with NPR correspondent Mara Liasson about the past week's political news, including the removal of the inspector general from the State Department.
Monday, May 11, 2020
The coronavirus has moved inside the White House. At least two staffers tested positive for COVID-19 late last week, and as a result, three top health officials are self-quarantining.
Sunday, May 10, 2020
NPR's Mara Liasson talks about multiple coronavirus cases in the White House, including Vice President Pence's press secretary. Plus, plans for reopening the economy.
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
The pandemic has changed President Trump's reelection pitch, including his stance on the economy, his "America First" foreign policy and his attacks on Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Crises often become a time when the country unites towards a common goal. But the coronavirus pandemic seems to be pushing some Americans further apart politically.
Sunday, April 26, 2020
We delve into Joe Biden's campaign strategy during the pandemic and how he might select a running mate?
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
NPR politics and science correspondents relay the latest news in the response to the coronavirus epidemic in the United States.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Americans are looking for help from Washington, at a time when Democrats are pushing a stronger safety net and Republicans are debating small-government conservatism vs. big-government populism.