Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Trump Attacked From All Sides In Bitter, Chaotic Debate

Friday, March 04, 2016

GOP presidential candidates debated in Detroit. Michigan's primary is on Tuesday. The debate was one of the last chances Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio had to slow Donald Trumps march to the nomination.

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Mitt Romney, Donald Trump Share Harsh Words In Competing Speeches

Thursday, March 03, 2016

It was day of strong words on the campaign trail after former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney delivered a speech that was highly critical of front-runner Donald Trump.

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Democrats Face Real Political Crisis Ahead Of November Election

Thursday, March 03, 2016

The stakes in the November election are higher for Democrats than Republicans. Democrats currently hold fewer elected offices nationwide than at any time since the 1920s, and the Obama years have decimated the party's bench.

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GOP Swallows Bitter Pill After Trump Dominates Super Tuesday

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

After Wednesday night's contests, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have firmed up their front-runner status in the GOP and Democratic presidential contests.

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Trump, Clinton Win Big In Race To Reach Party's Presidential Nomination

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Donald Trump keeps on winning and confounding the Republican Party establishment with his broad coalition of voters. He won seven states on Super Tuesday. Hillary Clinton also won seven.

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Presidential Candidates Await Results In Super Tuesday Contests

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

On the Republican side, Donald Trump is projected to win in Georgia. For the Democrats, Hillary Clinton takes Georgia and Virginia, while Bernie Sanders won in his home state of Vermont.

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Polls Begin To Close In Super Tuesday Contests

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Polls begin to close in about a dozen states voting in the Super Tuesday primaries.

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Nearly A Dozen States Go To The Polls On Super Tuesday

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

There is more at stake Tuesday than at any other point of the presidential primary season. About a dozen states are voting, with Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton favored in many.

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Trump Wins Nevada's GOP Caucuses; Rubio Narrowly Takes Second

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Republican caucus goers in Nevada overwhelming voted for Donald Trump Tuesday night to be the party's presidential nominee. It's Trump's third major victory in two weeks.

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Why Aren't People Declaring The GOP Race Over — And Trump The Winner?

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

In any ordinary year, Donald Trump's big win in South Carolina on Saturday night would all but anoint him the Republican presidential nominee. That's especially true after his big win in New Hampshire, where he won with support across various age and income groups in the party.

Trump should be ...

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Ready For Trump? Why The GOP Race Is Anything But Ordinary

Monday, February 22, 2016

In any typical year, a Republican who won in New Hampshire and South Carolina would be considered a shoo-in for the nomination. But 2016 is no ordinary year, and Donald Trump is no ordinary candidate.

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Politics In The News: Clinton, Trump Big Winners: Bush Drops Out

Monday, February 22, 2016

Coming off a dramatic weekend, the campaigns move on this week to Republican caucuses in Nevada and a Democratic primary in South Carolina. Jeb Bush dropped out of the race after the S.C. primary.

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5 Things To Watch In Saturday's Nevada And South Carolina Elections

Friday, February 19, 2016

Another big caucus day and primary night on Saturday, when Democrats go to their caucus sites in Nevada, and Republicans go to the polls in South Carolina. Here are five things we'll learn from the results:

1. Is insulting the Bush family — and getting into a fight with the ...

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5 Ways Scalia's Death Complicates The 2016 Election

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Antonin Scalia's body wasn't cold before his seat on the U.S. Supreme Court became tangled up in partisan politics. Here are five ways Scalia's death is complicating the 2016 election.

1. Obama looms even larger: After two terms, this election was always going to be a referendum on the Obama ...

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Sudden Supreme Court Vacancy Dominates Political Spectrum

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death uprooted the presidential election and jogged memories that Barack Obama is a lame-duck president. Republicans are vowing to block any Obama nominee.

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Republican Debate Preview

Saturday, February 13, 2016

NPR's political correspondent Mara Liasson gives a preview of tonight's high-stakes Republican debate in South Carolina.

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Sanders, Clinton Take The Stage In Milwaukee For Their 6th Debate

Friday, February 12, 2016

After Bernie Sanders' N.H.primary win, he was reaching out to minority voters who make up a larger segment of the electorate in upcoming contests. Hillary Clinton was trying to regain her footing.

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Bernie Sanders' Decisive Victory In New Hampshire Shakes Up Democratic Race

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

NPR looks at the state of the Democratic presidential race after Bernie Sanders' decisive victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary.

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Trump, Sanders Win Decisive Victories In New Hampshire's Primary

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Donald Trump showed he could turn his supporters into voters — an important victory for a candidate whose brand is all about winning. Bernie Sander's win was a stunning blow to Hillary Clinton.

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Presidential Candidates Await Results In New Hampshire Primary

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

In just minutes, final polls close in New Hampshire, and the candidates await results in the state's presidential primary contests.

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