Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Trump To Name His Pick For Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court Seat

Monday, September 21, 2020

President Trump and Senate Republicans appear determined to get a new Supreme Court justice confirmed before the November election. Democrats are vowing to stop that from happening.


Politics Chat: Justice Ginsburg's Supreme Court Vacancy Politicized By Senate

Sunday, September 20, 2020

We take a look at how Senate Republicans and Democrats will politicize the fight for who will replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Supreme Court.


How Supreme Court Vacancy Could Change Dynamics Of Presidential Election

Friday, September 18, 2020

The vacancy on the Supreme Court sets up the potential for an epic political fight and comes days after President Trump released a short list of names he would nominate.


President Trump Contradicts Head Of CDC Regarding Vaccine, Masks

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Trump says a COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by the end of 2020. At the same time, the top communications official at Health and Human Services is going on leave after comments he made on Facebook.


Trump Says Distribution Of Coronavirus Vaccines Could Begin As Early as next month

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a plan for distributing coronavirus vaccines. Later, President Trump said the government could begin the distribution as early as next month.


Mike Bloomberg Commits $100 Million To Help Joe Biden Win Florida

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Bloomberg's investment is a potential game changer in Florida, a swing state with expensive media markets.


Trump Knew Seriousness Of The Coronavirus Early On, New Book Says

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

President Trump told journalist Bob Woodward the coronavirus was "deadly stuff" while publicly downplaying the severity of the virus, according to Woodward's new book, Rage.


President Trump Visits Kenosha, Wis., To Show Support For Police And Businesses

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

President Trump said he went to Kenosha, Wis., to show support for law enforcement and businesses affected by recent protests. Critics say his visit might stoke further confrontation.


How Are Presidential Candidates Responding To Violent Protests?

Monday, August 31, 2020

Now that the political conventions are over, the latest turn in the presidential race has centered on protests and some incidents of violence. The issue appears to be a big one heading into November.


Politics Chat: Donald Trump's Reelection Challenges

Sunday, August 30, 2020

The challenge facing Donald Trump as he seeks reelection is trying to convince voters that he'll solve during his second term the problems America is experiencing during his first term.


Trump To Address The RNC On Final Night

Thursday, August 27, 2020

President Trump is scheduled to address the final night of the Republican National Convention from the South Lawn of the White House in what could be a pivotal speech ahead of the November election.


First Lady Uses Rose Garden As A Backdrop To Her Keynote Address

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Melania Trump spoke from the White House, addressing the pandemic and racial unrest. Her appearance was one of several moments raising ethical concerns during the second night of the RNC.


Highlights Of Day 2 Of The Republican National Convention

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

First lady Melania Trump is expected to headline the second night of the Republican National Convention with a speech from the Rose Garden.


Kellyanne Conway Cites Family Reasons As She Prepares To Leave White House

Monday, August 24, 2020

Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, the first woman to manage a winning presidential campaign, is leaving her job, citing family pressures that have played out on social media.


Politics Chat: Republicans Gear Up For National Convention

Sunday, August 23, 2020

We look ahead to the Republican National Convention to see how the party will respond to last week's Democratic National Convention and what its vision for the future will look like.


Convention Gives Trump A Chance To Explain How He'll Make America Great Again, Again

Sunday, August 23, 2020

The last three presidents won reelection, not just on their past achievements, but with a vision of where they would take the nation in the future. So far, President Trump has been vague about that.


1st Night Of Democrats' Virtual Convention Goes Smoothly

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Democrats opened their 2020 convention with a message of unity, featuring video addresses from former presidential contender Bernie Sanders and one of the party's biggest stars, Michelle Obama.


Politics Chat: President Trump Goes After The USPS

Sunday, August 16, 2020

We discuss the response of Joe Biden's campaign to the pandemic, the consequences of President Trump's attack on the U.S. Postal Service, the role of Sen. Kamala Harris as the VP nominee, and more.


Biden Faces A Convention Test, To Offer A Vision Beyond Beating Trump

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Elections are won by the candidate who presents the most compelling vision for the future, and Joe Biden is a retro politician adapting core Democratic Party goals to the societal demands of 2020.


Trump Questions Harris' Eligibility To Be The Vice Presidential Candidate

Thursday, August 13, 2020

President Trump appeared to raise questions about whether Kamala Harris was eligible to be the vice presidential candidate following an op-ed that incorrectly raised doubts about her eligibility.