Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Politics chat: How the UAW strike could help or hurt Biden and Trump's 2024 campaigns

Sunday, September 24, 2023

We look at the challenges and opportunities the United Auto Workers strike present to President Biden and former President Donald Trump's campaigns, and the threat of an impending government shutdown.


Politics chat: Impeachment vote in Texas; House impeachment inquiry into Biden

Sunday, September 17, 2023

Impeachment has been driving the political agenda everywhere from Austin to Washington, D.C.


Politics chat: NATO and the defense bill; Biden touts his role reviving the economy

Sunday, July 16, 2023

House Republicans are complicating the annual defense authorization bill while President Biden is touting the state of the economy.


Politics chat: How the Supreme Court's decisions will impact voters in the 2024 election

Sunday, July 02, 2023

We look at three of the four major Supreme Court decisions handed down last week and look for how they might energize certain blocks of voters in the 2024 elections.


Politics chat: Trump and Biden hit the campaign trail

Sunday, June 18, 2023

We take a look at President Biden's rally in Philadelphia as well as what the polls are saying about how former president Donald Trump's base is reacting to his indictment.


Politics chat: The winners and losers in the debt ceiling negotiations

Sunday, June 04, 2023

With the US debt ceiling raised and a government default narrowly avoided, we look at who the political victors were in this fight.


Politics chat: Biden addresses debt ceiling at G7 press conference

Sunday, May 21, 2023

The negotiations over the federal debt ceiling flowed over into world affairs as President Biden gave a press conference at the end of the G7 conference in Japan earlier today.


Politics chat: Debt ceiling talks; January 6 and the 2024 race; Trump returns to CNN

Sunday, May 07, 2023

What's at stake as President Biden and congressional leaders meet this week over the debt limit, how the insurrection figures into the 2024 election, and former President Trump returns to CNN.


U.S. anticipates an increase in asylum-seekers as Title 42 is set to end

Wednesday, May 03, 2023

Title 42, which allows the US to reject asylum-seekers without a hearing, is set to end May 11. President Biden is sending troops to the border in anticipation of an increase in asylum-seekers there.


Politics chat: Biden's presidential run; abortion in the 2024 race

Sunday, April 23, 2023

President Biden may announce his reelection campaign, and abortion may figure highly in the 2024 presidential race.


Politics chat: Abortion developments and the Republican Party

Sunday, April 09, 2023

Developments on the abortion front this week seem to have a message for Republicans. But GOP officials do not show signs of softening their hard-line stance against the practice.


Politics chat: Trump says he will be arrested this week

Sunday, March 19, 2023

Former president Donald Trump said on Saturday that he anticipates being arrested this week in New York. We look at the case against him and why he's anticipating his arrest.


Politics chat: The takeaways from the Democratic and Republican conferences

Sunday, March 05, 2023

We look at what came out of the annual House Democratic Caucus Issues Conference as well as the GOP's Conservative Action Conference — or CPAC. Both events were held in Maryland this past week.


Politics chat: Foreign relations consume the White House; Jimmy Carter enters hospice

Sunday, February 19, 2023

Foreign relations are consuming the White House, defensiveness about entitlement cuts has the GOP backtracking, and Jimmy Carter has entered hospice.


A preview of the State of the Union address

Monday, February 06, 2023

We step back to look at the big picture of President Biden's upcoming State of the Union address.


Politics chat: Will Congress consider police reform?

Sunday, January 29, 2023

In the wake of the police killing of Tyre Nichols and several mass shootings, we look at the appetite for police reform and gun control in a Congress now that Republicans control the House.


Politics chat: Latest on the classified documents found; Republicans delay raising the debt ceiling

Sunday, January 22, 2023

We take a look at the latest classified documents found at President Biden's private residence, as well as what House Republicans hope to accomplish by delaying the raising of the debt ceiling.


Politics chat: January 6 committee will take up criminal referral against Trump

Sunday, December 18, 2022

The House committee investigating January 6 will take up criminal referrals against former Pres. Donald Trump on Monday. Polls show not much movement in public perception of Trump's responsibility.


How 2022 has gone for President Biden

Thursday, December 15, 2022

As 2022 begins to wind down, NPR takes a look at how the year has gone for President Biden.


Politics chat: Trump wants to return to the White House at all costs

Sunday, December 04, 2022

Donald Trump has called for "the termination of all rules, regulations, and articles, even those found in the Constitution" so he can be returned to the White House.