Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Iowa's Results Snafu Is A Backdrop To Trump's State Of The Union

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Most of the results from the Iowa Democratic presidential caucuses have been released after a reporting glitch. Where does that leave the candidates ahead of New Hampshire's primary.

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After Caucus Mishaps, Iowa's Role In The Primary Process Is In The Spotlight

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

The disarray following the Iowa Democrats' technical problems with last night's caucus results raise big questions about the future of the state's political role and its process.

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The Scene From Iowa As Caucuses Begin

Monday, February 03, 2020

Minutes away from the start of the Iowa caucuses, NPR's political team is the Midwestern state with the candidates — and also in the studio awaiting results.

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Where Iowa Falls In The Big Picture Of The 2020 Election

Monday, February 03, 2020

The Iowa caucuses are Monday night. It's an event that gets a lot of attention — but only the first in a long election season with many big forces at play across the country.

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Week In Politics: Impeachment And State Of The Union

Sunday, February 02, 2020

We look at what's next in the impeachment trial of President Trump and what to expect from his upcoming State of the Union speech on Tuesday.

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What The 2020 Election Is All About

Sunday, February 02, 2020

On the eve of the Iowa caucuses, President Trump is the overwhelming factor determining not just Democratic voters' choices but which direction voters will go in the general election.

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Q&A Session Will Continue For 2nd Day In Senate Trial

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Senators will ask a series of questions in President Trump's impeachment trial — questions that so far have illuminated how sharply divided opinions are on how the president handled aid to Ukraine.

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Trump Signs New Trade Deal With Mexico And Canada Into Law

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

President Trump notched a victory at the White House today on trade when he signed the USMCA trade deal, and used the ceremony to butter up senators who will soon vote in his impeachment trial.

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Sunday Politics

Sunday, January 26, 2020

After three days of arguments from Democratic House managers arguing that President Trump should be removed, Trump's defense team gave a "sneak preview" of their case Saturday.

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Sunday Politics

Sunday, January 19, 2020

What to watch for this week in the Senate trial of President Trump and, with low chances that he'll be removed from office, what both parties hope to achieve from the trial.

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Trump Officials Lack United Response For Attack On Iranian General

Monday, January 13, 2020

Members of the Trump administration struggle to explain the intelligence behind the United States' drone strike on Iran's top military leader while he was at Baghdad's airport in Iraq.

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House To Vote On Limiting Trump's War Powers

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Lawmakers in the House are expected to vote Thursday on a War Powers resolution that could force the president to pull back U.S. troops from hostilities with Iran.

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Trump Plays Down Idea Of Quick U.S. Departure From Iraq

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

President Trump said on Tuesday that the U.S. has no intention of a quick withdrawal of its forces from Iraq, saying a quick departure "would mean that Iran would have a much bigger foothold" in Iraq.

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John Bolton Now Says He Is Willing To Testify In Senate Impeachment Trial

Monday, January 06, 2020

President Trump's former national security adviser says he is willing to testify at the Senate impeachment trial — if he is subpoenaed, which seems unlikely from the Republican-controlled Senate.

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Sunday Politics: Soleimani Fallout

Sunday, January 05, 2020

We have an update on the week in politics and what the Soleimani assassination means for President Trump and the Democrats.

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It Looks Like It's Going To Be Another Big Year For Political Headlines

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

A safe prediction for 2020: it's going to be a big year in politics. Here's what we know about the impeachment trial, the Democratic primary and the presidential race.

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Sunday Politics: No Slowdown In 2020

Sunday, December 29, 2019

We look at what political stories to expect in the coming year.

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Sunday Politics

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Going into the first week after impeachment, it's hard to tell what the political fallout will be.

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Analysis: John Bolton On North Korea And Impeachment

Friday, December 20, 2019

We have analysis of former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton's interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep.

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Analysis Of The Impeachment Proceedings Against President Trump

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Speaker Pelosi says Wednesday's impeachment debate and vote is a solemn constitutional duty. Republicans — and President Trump — say it's a political play that will come at a cost at the polls.

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