Mara Liasson appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, March 08, 2021
An update on the weekend's politics around the stimulus bill in Washington.
Thursday, March 04, 2021
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made the measure a the top legislative priority following work on the coronavirus relief bill. The Wednesday night vote was 220-210.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
President Biden was in Wisconsin Tuesday night for a town hall on CNN. In addition to specifics about his coronavirus relief package, Biden was also asked a lot about vaccines and schools.
Sunday, February 14, 2021
Seven Republicans crossed the aisle top vote for former President Trump's conviction, but the party's leaders in Congress continued a pattern of criticism without consequences.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Jarring audio and video dotted arguments in Day 2 of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. House impeachment managers recounted, at times minute-by-minute, the violence of Jan. 6.
Tuesday, February 09, 2021
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday will begin trying former President Trump for his role in last month's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. He's accused of inciting that deadly riot.
Saturday, January 30, 2021
The president is pledging "unity," but the word means different things to different people. For him, it appears to be about tone, not necessarily direction.
Friday, January 29, 2021
NPR looks at President Biden's first full week in office. From executive orders to big legislative proposals, his presidential leadership already contrasts starkly with his predecessor's.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
On his first day in office, President Biden delivered a message of unity and signed a raft of executive actions. NPR discusses the major events of Inauguration Day.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
In his inaugural address, President Biden urged Americans to come together to move past the multiple crises facing — and, in some cases, dividing — the nation.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
President-elect Biden is heading to Washington from Delaware as President Trump works through his last full day in office. Washington, D.C. is locked down ahead of Wednesday's inaugural ceremonies.
Sunday, January 17, 2021
Joe Biden has released his plan of action for his first few weeks in as president.
Saturday, January 16, 2021
President Trump leaves fault lines in the GOP after the Capitol insurrection and his second impeachment, on top of the party having lost the White House, House and Senate on his watch.
Friday, January 15, 2021
The Republican Party is reeling from the U.S. Capitol siege that President Trump helped to incite. He also received blame for the GOP loss of the Senate. Yet, many party voters remain loyal to him.
Monday, January 11, 2021
NPR discusses what is known about the White House's reaction to the House moving forward on articles of impeachment against President Trump.