Mara Liasson appears in the following:
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The federal health exchange website is live this week for window shopping and people will begin to purchase new health insurance there on Saturday. But the Affordable Care Act still h...
Thursday, November 06, 2014
In the wake of coast-to-coast defeats, Democrats are looking through the election returns for lessons.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Republicans won a wave election on Tuesday night, taking control of the Senate and picking up seats in the House as well as key governor's races. Now they set about the task of governing.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
The GOP picked up the seats needed to retake control of the Senate and then some — with major victories in North Carolina, Iowa, Colorado and Arkansas. They also added to their margin in the House.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
We take a look at the races to watch as voting winds down in the midterm elections.
Monday, November 03, 2014
General disgust with both parties and the president have been key ingredients in this year's midterm elections.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
In presidential elections, Democrats have been on the winning end of the gender gap — but that hasn't been true in midterms. Renee Montagne speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson about women in this election.
Monday, October 27, 2014
A week ahead of Election Day, both parties are still scrambling to identify and turn out every one of their voters. These get-out-the-vote operations are as expensive and high-tech as every other bit of modern campaigning.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Campaigning against gay marriage used to help Republicans win elections — but now GOP candidates in tight races are backing away from mentioning social issues on the stump.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
They're not the Obama-adoring college students of 2008 anymore. They're the generation hard-hit by the economy.
Monday, October 06, 2014
The stakes are higher than usual for the Obama administration, which has been relentlessly buffeted events it can't seem to take charge of.
Friday, October 03, 2014
A new NPR poll concentrates on the Senate battleground — the 12 states that will determine control of the Senate next year. It found an electorate where nobody likes anybody.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
As free-market conservatives, Republicans are philosophically opposed to raising the minimum wage. But a handful in tight races are having second thoughts.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
President Obama's remarks came as Congress votes to approve more military trainers in the region to aide the fight against the group that calls itself the Islamic State.
Friday, September 12, 2014
A string of Republican Senate candidates are getting behind over-the-counter birth control, a move that could draw women voters.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
As the midterm elections near, Republicans are increasingly confident they will control both houses of Congress. But even if they do, the clashes will likely continue.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
President Obama is preparing to issue new executive orders on immigration. The White House is considering a wide range of actions, one of which could provide temporary work permits fo...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The president has approved surveillance flights over Syria to search for targets for possible airstrikes. But critics of the administration say that may not be enough.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Hillary Clinton's book tour is over, and so is the debate over whether she'll make a 2016 presidential bid. Still, her official decision is months away — time she needs to polish her talking points.
Friday, July 25, 2014
There has been record low turnout among voters in the 2014 primaries so far. Is it political dysfunction that's made voters lose interest? And what might this mean for November's general elections?