Mara Liasson

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Confederate Flag Controversy Raised Again After S.C. Church Shooting

Monday, June 22, 2015

The place that the confederate flag should occupy has long divided the country. Many want the flag to be removed. But some leading Republicans have defended the right of South Carolina to display it.


Jeb Bush Promises Inclusive Campaign As He Runs For President

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Bush kicked off his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination with a rally at a Miami Dade College campus. He promised to reach out to voters that the GOP has failed to attract in the past.


Jeb Bush Officially Enters Republican Field For President

Monday, June 15, 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush formally announced on Monday his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination at a rally in Miami.


He Was Born Republican Royalty, But 'Jebcito' Is From Miami

Monday, June 15, 2015

Jeb Bush grew up in Texas, summered in Maine and went to prep school in Massachusetts. But the place he and his family chose to put down roots was Miami.


How Would Hillary Clinton 'Reshuffle' Economic Inequality?

Friday, June 12, 2015

Hillary Clinton's campaign for president is about to enter a new phase. At her first big rally this Saturday in New York City, she will make an unusually personal speech about how her upbringing forged her commitment to helping others.

Soon after, Clinton will begin laying out her positions on ...


Hillary Clinton To Address Economic Issues In Campaign Speech

Friday, June 12, 2015

On Saturday, Hillary Clinton holds her first big campaign rally on Roosevelt Island in New York City with a unusually personal speech about how her upbringing forged her commitment to helping others.


Jeb Bush Visits Europe Ahead Of Presidential Campaign Announcement

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Soon-to-be presidential candidate Jeb Bush is in Europe this week, burnishing his foreign policy credentials. At an economic conference in Berlin Tuesday, Bush said the U.S. and its a...


Patriot Act Provisions Expire; More Candidates Announce Presidential Bid

Monday, June 01, 2015

Sen. Rand Paul blocked extension of a program that allowed bulk collection of Americans' phone records during a Sunday Senate session. And, more candidates are announcing a run for the White House.


GOP's Presidential Field Has Something For Everyone And It's Growing

Friday, May 29, 2015

The GOP field of candidates for president is big — and its getting bigger. This week two more Republicans joined the race — bringing the number of official Republican hopefuls to 8.


Obama Administration Forced To Defend Strategy Against ISIS In Iraq

Monday, May 25, 2015

On this Memorial Day, the Obama administration finds itself defending its foreign policy strategy in Iraq where the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has captured the city of Ramadi.


4 Questions For Republicans On Foreign Policy

Thursday, May 14, 2015

This post was updated at 2:45 p.m. ET

Foreign policy is becoming a big issue in the 2016 election. For the first time in years, some polls show as many voters concerned about foreign affairs as domestic issues.

And for Republican voters it's the No. 1 issue.

GOP candidates have ...


GOP Presidential Hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio Releases Foreign Policy Plan

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Foreign policy has become a big issue in the 2016 presidential race. On Wednesday, Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio laid out his vision. Critics say Rubio's plan isn't very detailed.


Obama Lays The Foundation For A Post White House Life

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

In addition to his presidential library, Obama will focus on young people — particularly young men of color through an organization he started at the White House called My Brother's Keeper.


'My Brother's Keeper' To Expand Opportunities For Young Men Of Color

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

President Obama is turning his My Brother's Keeper initiative into an outside alliance that will live on after his presidency. He described the new effort at an event in New York City on Monday.


Why Hillary Clinton Is Just Fine With Bernie Sanders' Candidacy

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The liberal Vermont senator is running to Clinton's left. Another candidate or two on the Democratic side might actually be a good thing for Clinton.


3 Reasons Republicans Might Cheer A Pro-Gay-Marriage Ruling

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex-marriage bans Tuesday. And even though Republicans are the traditional-marriage party, they just could welcome a pro-same-sex marriage ruling.


Obama: Iranian-Backed Fighters Must Respect Iraq's Sovereignty

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

In a meeting with Iraq's prime minister at the White House on Tuesday, President Obama had a warning for Iran — as that country wades into the battle against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq.


Rubio's Path To The Nomination, And 3 Obstacles In His Way

Monday, April 13, 2015

The junior Republican senator from Florida is expected to jump into the race for the presidency Monday. He has some strengths — but also some hurdles to overcome.


Hillary Clinton To Announce Candidacy For 2016 Presidential Election

Friday, April 10, 2015

Hillary Clinton plans to announce her intention to run for president Sunday. It will be her second run, and a very different campaign is in store.


Can Libertarian Rand Paul Win A Republican Primary?

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Rand Paul is not like other potential presidential candidates.

The Kentucky senator, who announced his candidacy for the White House on Tuesday morning, doesn't fit neatly into the molds of either party.

Socially liberal on issues of crime and punishment — especially when it comes to drug sentencing — against ...