Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Politics Chat: Infrastructure Negotiations Continue, Biden Visits G-7 Leaders

Sunday, June 13, 2021

We look at another bipartisan effort to save President Biden's infrastructure bill. We also look at the president's efforts to mend fences with our allies in the G-7 and NATO.


A Growing Number Of Critics Raise Alarms About The Electoral College

Thursday, June 10, 2021

The Electoral College, which has benefited Republicans in some recent elections, also factors into debate over GOP bills aiming to change state-level election laws.


The Electoral College Is At The Heart Of Debate Over Vote Counting Laws

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

The electoral college, which has helped Republicans in recent elections, is also at the heart of debate over GOP state laws regarding vote counting.


Democrats Increasingly Say American Democracy Is Sliding Toward Minority Rule

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

More and more Democrats say the system is out of whack, with key pillars of democracy under stress.


President Biden Has Ended Negotiations Over The Infrastructure Deal

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.V., said that President Biden ended negotiations with Republicans on an infrastructure deal Tuesday, abandoning talks over one of his top priorities.


Politics Chat: 559,000 Jobs Added In May, But Pace Of Growth Still Concerning

Sunday, June 06, 2021

We look at the latest jobs report, the status of President Biden's Infrastructure Bill, as well as the filibusters standing in the way of passing crucial elements of his agenda.


Politics Chat: Jan 6 Commission Reveals A Divided Congress

Sunday, May 30, 2021

The Senate's failure to move forward on creating a bipartisan commission to look into the Jan. 6th insurrection shows how much influence the former president still has on the GOP.


Monday Morning Politics: The GOP and Jan. 6, The Infrastructure Bill and More

Monday, May 24, 2021

Catch up on the latest national news with Monday Morning Politics, including the politics of investigating the Capitol riot, and Biden's agenda.

As Calls Grow For Israeli-Hamas Cease-Fire, White House Hesitates On Public Message

Monday, May 17, 2021

President Biden is facing more pressure among Democrats to call for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, as the White House insists "quiet" diplomacy behind the scenes is the best approach.


Politics Chat: White House Drums Support For Economic Plans After April Jobs Report

Sunday, May 09, 2021

The White House finds opportunity to push its ambitious economic plans after a disappointing April jobs report, while the GOP cites the report as proof the government helped the unemployed too much.


Biden Approaches The 100-Day Mark Of His Presidency

Monday, April 26, 2021

The president this week crosses the milestone, which is a chance to measure how a new administration is doing. Biden has had a low-key approach so far, but with high marks on many traditional metrics.


Politics Chat: Biden's Immigration Challenge

Sunday, April 18, 2021

The issue of immigration has been a persistent struggle for the Biden administration.


Biden Plans To Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan, Ending America's Longest War

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

President Biden says he will withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan after 20 years without conditions, ending America's longest war.


Biden And Harris Met With Bipartisan Lawmakers To Negotiate Infrastructure Package

Monday, April 12, 2021

President Biden and Vice President Harris met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers today, trying to negotiate an infrastructure package. The president proposed over $2 trillion in his initial plan.


Politics Chat: The 2020 Election Is Over, But Issues Remain

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Calls for police reform after George Floyd's death proved politically tricky for Democrats. For Republicans, inheriting Donald Trump's mantle is a difficult poiltical maneuver.


Why Possibly Changing The Filibuster Brings Threats Of Political 'Nuclear' War

Monday, March 29, 2021

The procedure has evolved at many points in history, clearing breakthroughs on civil rights and a recent GOP judicial spree. Those issues show why the two parties see changing it now as existential.


Building A Big Infrastructure Plan, Biden Starts With A Bridge To Republicans

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

The president promised to "build back better" after dealing with the pandemic. He also said he could work with Republicans, and his next legislative push will test that.


Politics Chat: Breaking Down The Political Responses To The Atlanta Shootings

Sunday, March 21, 2021

We take a look at how lawmakers view the Georgia shootings, the fate of the Dreamer immigration bill headed to Senate, and how Democrats and Republicans might work together on the infrastructure bill.


Ron Klain's Record: How Biden's Chief Of Staff Is Keeping The Trains Running

Friday, March 12, 2021

With a big victory already under his belt, Klain now must gear up for many challenges ahead. But he comes to the job "uniquely well-prepared," says a journalist who wrote the book on chiefs of staff.


How White House Chief Of Staff Ron Klain's Record Helps The Biden Administration

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

From the Florida recount to overseeing the U.S. response to the Ebola pandemic, Ron Klain is bringing a battle-tested resume to bear as he navigates Biden's ambitious agenda as his chief of staff.