Mara Liasson

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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.


Democratic Candidates Were Less Than Welcoming To Michael Bloomberg

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Wednesday night's Democratic debate in Las Vegas was as contentious as expected. All of the candidates were challenged on the issues, their experience and even on their supporters' behavior.


Democratic Party Admires Michael Bloomberg's War Chest

Monday, February 17, 2020

For Democrats it's a dream scenario: an unlimited budget to run against Donald Trump. Bloomberg will spend that money on behalf of any Democrat, according to Tim O'Brien, Bloomberg senior adviser.


Sen. Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire's Democratic Primary

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Sanders won narrowly over former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg. And close behind them was Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who had a late surge to get into the mix.


What Democrats Want To See Happen During The New Hampshire Primary

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The New Hampshire primary is Tuesday, and Democrats want a less dramatic outcome than last week. They're also looking for bigger turnout, since Iowa's contest signaled potentially soft enthusiasm.


Week In Politics: Which Way Will Democratic Moderates Go In New Hampshire?

Sunday, February 09, 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders easily beat Hillary Clinton in the state in 2016, and likely has the progressive vote locked up. Fellow Iowa caucus winner Pete Buttigieg wants to claim the mantle of electability.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.