Mara Liasson

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Ready To Hit The Stump, Obama Expected To Endorse Clinton This Week

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

President Obama is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton for president this week. He will be the rare two-term president to be welcome and active on the campaign trail.

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For Clinton, Trump Is The Bully She's Trying To Punch In The Nose

Sunday, June 05, 2016

The likely Democratic nominee eviscerated Trump in a speech Thursday. It was aimed not just as Democrats, but Republicans, as Clinton is set to take on Trump this fall.

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Donald Trump Dredges Up Clinton Scandals Of The '90s

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The scandals of the 1990s are back as likely GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump dubs likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton an enabler of her husband's extra marital affairs.

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Does Old-School Political Advertising Work Anymore?

Friday, May 20, 2016

Donald Trump says he's rewritten the rules of media coverage and political advertising — he points to his primary victories. We examine whether that might be the case in the general election as well.

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Who Will Be Trump's, Clinton's Vice President?

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will be picking very different running mates. Here are 14 people in six categories they could choose from.

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Donald Trump Sets Vice Presidential Search In Motion

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Donald Trump has a vice presidential search in full motion, and the names being discussed reveal some weaknesses the apparent GOP nominee is looking to shore up on his ticket.

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GOP Primary Results Were Predictable; Democrat Sanders Wins West Virginia

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Donald Trump won GOP primaries in West Virginia and Nebraska. Democrats went to the polls in Nebraska, but they awarded convention delegates back in March. Sanders won the West Virginia primary.

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Unlike Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Lacks A Simple, Clear Economic Message

Saturday, May 07, 2016

"I don't think Hillary Clinton wants to do anything in one sentence," says former Obama strategist David Axelrod. "That's the problem, right?"

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Donald Trump Pivots To General Election After Indiana Victory

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Presidential front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton look ahead to the general election after the Indiana primary. Trump is now the likely GOP nominee after Ted Cruz dropped out Tuesday and John Kasich is expected to suspend his bid Wednesday.

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Donald Trump Wins Republican Primary In Indiana

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The last polls in Indiana have closed, and Donald Trump is projected to win the GOP primary. On the Democratic side, the race between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton is still too close to call.

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In Indiana, Donald Trump Looks To Cement Path To GOP Nomination

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Voters in Indiana are at the polls Tuesday in a presidential primary that could largely determine the outcome of the GOP race, while Bernie Sanders fights on to influence Democrats.

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Ted Cruz Chooses Carly Fiorina As Vice Presidential Pick

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Sen. Ted Cruz announced Wednesday former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina will join his ticket as a candidate for vice president. Cruz is making a last-ditch effort to deny Donald Trump the Republican nomination.

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Tuesday Primaries: 4 Things We're Watching In 5 States

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Five delegate-rich states on the East Coast's "Acela corridor" vote Tuesday. Can front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton wrap up their respective nominations?

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Populists' Appeals Hit Home To Voters Who Feel They're Unheard

Monday, April 25, 2016

Populism has been the biggest force this election year. What lasting effect might populism have on both Democrats and Republicans — even after Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have left the scene?

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Voters Put Trump, Clinton In A New York State Of Mind

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Primary voters in New York were very good to the front-runners of both parties. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were big winners — helping both in their efforts to clinch their party's nomination.

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Presidential Candidates Await Results Of New York Contests

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The presidential candidates await results in the New York primaries. NPR has the latest on what we know so far about the results.

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Clinton, Trump Hope To Solidify Leads With Win In New York

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Presidential front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are hoping to solidify their leads in New York Tuesday, and an upset in either contest could have dramatic consequences.

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Clinton, Sanders Clash In Final Primary-Season Debate

Friday, April 15, 2016

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders squared off in New York Thursday night — ahead of that state's crucial primary on Tuesday. They exchanged sharp attacks.

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Will The Republican Party Be Remade In Trump's Image?

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Consternation is growing among Republicans over Donald Trump's presidential campaign. The prospect of Trump as the Republican presidential nominee has raised many questions about the party's future.

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Ted Cruz Halts Donald Trump's Momentum With Big Wisconsin Win

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Ted Cruz came away from the Wisconsin primary ahead of his GOP opponents. NPR takes a look at what's to come for the Republican presidential race.

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