Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Coronavirus Will Likely Change The Nature Of U.S. Political Debate

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

With Congress taking unprecedented measures to respond to the coronavirus pandemic and a deep economic shock to the country, the crisis is poised to deeply reshape political dynamics in the U.S.


What Does The Push To Reopen The U.S. Economy Mean For Public Safety?

Sunday, April 19, 2020

We'll take a look at President Trump's phased plan to "reopen" the country — and discuss the potential fallout of his support for anti-lockdown protests in several states.


Trump To Offer Guidelines To States About Reopening Economies

Thursday, April 16, 2020

President Trump promises to release guidance Thursday for when states can reopen their economies. He's holding a conference call with state governors.


Coronavirus Updates: Trump Claims Power Over Governors

Monday, April 13, 2020

NPR political correspondents recap the battle between state governors and President Trump on lifting social distancing measures and effectively re-opening the United States for business.


Trump Had Said He Hoped To Reopen The Country By Easter. That Didn't Happen

Sunday, April 12, 2020

President Trump is torn between the advice of public health experts and his political instincts as he tries to navigate the coronavirus crisis.


Week In Politics: Daily Doses Of Contradiction And Confusion

Sunday, April 05, 2020

President Trump's renewed calls to get the economy moving still fly in the face of what his health advisers are urging. Meanwhile, the pandemic reboots the vote-by-mail fight, and Wisconsin votes.


How The COVID-19 Outbreak Is Affecting The Presidential Campaign

Thursday, April 02, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has paused much of the presidential campaign. President Trump has been a daily presence on television, but his likely Democratic opponent Joe Biden has struggled for attention.


What Happened Today: New Model Projections, Coronavirus Task Force Speaks

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

NPR politics and science correspondents answer listener questions about the federal government response to the coronavirus and the possibility that as many as 100,000 Americans could be killed by it.


Week In Politics: President Trump's Response To The Coronavirus Crisis

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Donald Trump seems reluctant to fully exercise the powers of the presidency, even though he has touted them in the past.


Update: Congress Negotiates A Stimulus Plan

Sunday, March 22, 2020

A massive aid and economic stimulus bill is making its way through Congress.


Joe Biden Wins Big In St. Patrick's Day Democratic Primaries

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden won primaries in Florida, Illinois and Arizona. Ohio postponed its primary because of coronavirus concerns. Will Sen. Bernie Sanders drop out now?


White House Says More Drive-Through Coronavirus Test Sites To Open This Week

Sunday, March 15, 2020

The Trump administration said Sunday that first responders, medical providers and the elderly will be given priority as officials strive to dramatically expand the availability of testing.


Update: White House Response To Coronavirus Crisis

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Both Congress and the Trump administration are taking action in the face of the coronavirus crisis. Meanwhile, President Trump says he's been tested after dodging the question for days.


Biden Has Decisive Wins In 4 Out Of 6 'Big Tuesday' Primary Contests

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden expanded his delegate lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Most notably was Biden's victory in the state of Michigan, where there were 125 delegates at stake.


Sen. Elizabeth Warren Ends Presidential Bid

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Sen. Elizabeth Warren suspended her presidential campaign today, leaving essentially a two-man battle for the Democratic nomination between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.


Joe Biden Picks Up Substantial Wins In Super Tuesday Contests

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Bident won the majority of states, and performed better than expected in others. It was a stunning shift in momentum for a candidate who lost the first three contests of the Democratic primary.


How Super Tuesday Could Affect The 2020 Presidential Race

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

It's the biggest primary day of the year, with 14 states and about a third of the delegates for the Democratic nomination on the line. Here's how the trajectory of the race could change Tuesday.


Politics Chat: Super Tuesday Is Next In Election 2020

Sunday, March 01, 2020

NPR political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the results from Saturday's primary in South Carolina and looks ahead to Super Tuesday, where 14 more states will vote.


Sunday Politics Recap: Nevada Results, Looking Ahead To The Next Democratic Debate

Sunday, February 23, 2020

We look at the results coming out of the Nevada caucuses, Russia's attempts to interfere in Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign and what to expect from Tuesday's Democratic debate.


Nevada Caucuses Bring Focus To A More Diverse Electorate

Saturday, February 22, 2020

The Democratic presidential primary hits a new phase on Saturday in Nevada — a state with a more diverse electorate. Campaigns are reaching out to Latino voters to turn out.