Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Obama Starts His Second Term By Bringing Tougher Talk

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

In his first term, President Obama was criticized as caving to Republicans too early, too often. Since his re-election, he has subtly changed his approach. He's bringing a more aggres...

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The Third-Party Factor: Will 2012 Look Like 2000?

Friday, October 19, 2012

Third-party candidates could end up affecting the outcome of the presidential race, as Ralph Nader did in Florida in 2000. Libertarian Gary Johnson could siphon votes away from both c...

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Debate Preview: Take Two

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Mara Liasson, national political correspondent for NPR, previews tonight's "town hall-style" presidential debate.

What advice would you give Obama and Romney in advance of tonight's debates?

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Republican Convention Coverage Part 1

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Coverage continues as the RNC enters its third full day. More guests join the discussion at Radio Row inside the convention center. Featuring:

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Mara Liasson on Political News

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Mara Liasson, national political correspondent for NPR, discusses recent political headlines in the 2012 election and in Washington DC.

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What We Learned from Super Tuesday

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the results from yesterday's Super Tuesday contests - from Romney's razor-thin win in Ohio to Santorum's victories in Oklahoma and Tennessee. Explore the Super Tuesday results map below!

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Why Michigan Matters

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Mara Liasson, national political correspondent for NPR, discusses the Michigan primary, how Mitt Romney is talking about his stance on the auto bailout, and Rick Santorum’s rise.

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Protests Pick Up Steam; Will Obama Get Burned?

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Polls show there is broad support for the sentiment behind Occupy Wall Street. Still, the president treads carefully when asked about them. While some Democrats think the protests rep...

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Obama Works To Set Agenda On Jobs, Deficit

Monday, September 12, 2011

In the past, President Obama has preferred to send broad outlines for legislation up to Capitol Hill, leaving the details to lawmakers. But not anymore. On Monday, he presented his jo...

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Washington Check-In with Mara Liasson

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

National political correspondent for NPR Mara Liasson checks in on health care, banking reform and the latest from Washington.

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Muddling Through

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Legislators in Washington are trying to move big bills through Congress. NPR’s national political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the latest from the capital. Plus, Village Voice senior editor Wayne Barrett handicaps the race for the U.S. Senate seat in New York; NYC transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan; director of the Oscar ...