Mara Liasson

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GOP Debate Preview

Saturday, February 06, 2016

NPR's Mara Liasson talks about what to expect in the last Republican debate before the New Hampshire primary.

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New Hampshire Republican Debate: 3 Things To Watch Saturday Night

Saturday, February 06, 2016

When seven of the nine remaining Republican candidates meet Saturday for their final debate before the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, several of them will be facing their last chance to stay in the race.

Here are three things to watch for at 8 p.m. ET when Jeb Bush, Ben ...

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Clinton, Sanders Face Off Last Time Before New Hampshire Primary

Friday, February 05, 2016

The Democratic debate, sponsored by MSNBC, was fiery and combative as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders went after each other on health care, Wall Street regulations and the campaign finance system.

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Clinton, Sanders To Meet In First Debate Since Close Iowa Caucus

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders meet for a debate Thursday night in New Hampshire. It comes just days after the two were paired in the closest contest in Iowa caucus history.

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From Iowa To New Hampshire: Presidential Candidates Focus On Next Contest

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

With the Iowa caucus a wrap, it was on to New Hampshire Tuesday for the presidential candidates.

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Iowa Caucuses: Cruz Wins GOP Race; Clinton Defeats Sanders

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Iowa voters took the first step in choosing a new president Monday. Republicans in the state chose Texas Sen. Ted Cruz over Donald Trump. And Hillary Clinton won over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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Iowa Voters Prepare To Caucus In First Contest Of 2016 Campaign

Monday, February 01, 2016

After absorbing countless political ads, phone calls, text messages and door knockers, Iowa voters finally have their say Monday night. NPR explores the impact these voters may have on the campaign.

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The Iowa Caucuses: 5 Things To Watch

Monday, February 01, 2016

Finally, after more than 10 months of campaigning from more than a dozen presidential candidates, voters get to weigh in. Iowa Republicans and Democrats will caucus Monday night, and the results could at long last provide some clarity to the Republican and Democratic nominating contests — or not.

Here are ...

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Trump's Absence Was A Big Presence At The GOP Debate In Iowa

Friday, January 29, 2016

Sen. Ted Cruz, who was leading in the polls in Iowa until Trump subjected him to a barrage of attacks, is hoping Trumps decision to boycott the debate turns out to be a big mistake.

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Donald Trump Refuses To Attend Debate Less Than A Week Before Iowa

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Drama, conflict and uncertainty about how it will all end. That's the state of the presidential race, five days before the first votes are cast in Iowa.

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Trump Won't Participate In Fox News Debate; Feud With Network Escalates

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The stage is set for Thursday's Fox News Republican debate but front-runner Donald Trump won't be there. Trump's campaign confirmed he won't participate, citing unfair treatment from the network.

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Here's Why Voters Are So Anxious This Election

Monday, January 25, 2016

The mood of the voters is one of the most important political factors in an election year. This year voters are anxious, frightened and angry — for a lot of good reasons.

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Clashes Intensify During Democratic Presidential Debate

Monday, January 18, 2016

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley took the stage in Sunday's debate in Charleston, S.C. It was the final debate before the Iowa caucuses.

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What To Watch For In The Democratic Debate, As Primary Race Tightens

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Gov. Martin O'Malley debate Sunday in Charleston, S.C. The Democratic race has is close between Clinton and Sanders.

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3 Questions Ahead Of Tonight's Democratic Debate

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Sunday night's Democratic debate comes at a crucial moment. The two front-runners — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders — are closer in the polls than ever, and the Iowa caucus is only two weeks away.

Up until now, Clinton has done well in debates; it's a format that suits her. ...

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GOP Debate Filled With Tough Exchanges Between Trump And Cruz

Friday, January 15, 2016

With only seven candidates on the stage, everyone got a little more time to talk and the chance to deliver their attacks and counter attacks face to face — especially Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.

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GOP Presidential Candidates Gear Up For Debate In Charleston, S.C.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Republican presidential candidates meet for their next debate Thursday night in Charleston, S.C., with the Iowa caucuses less than three weeks away.

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Obama's Speech Offers Optimistic Alternative To GOP Candidates' View

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

It was more vision statement than policy wish list, and it offered an optimistic choice to the negative view of the country expressed by the Republican presidential candidates.

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5 Things To Watch For In Obama's Final State Of The Union

Sunday, January 10, 2016

On Tuesday night, President Obama will give his final State of the Union address. It's the last big speech many Americans will watch him deliver, and he wants to leave a good impression.

Here are five things to watch for.

1. How different will this speech be from his past ...

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Obama Outlines New Rules For Gun Sales In The U.S.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

President Obama announced executive action on guns in a speech that was both emotional and politically charged. Gun rights supporters immediately denounced the move.

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