Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Partial Government Shutdown Looms, As Border Wall Funding Remains Sticking Point

Monday, December 17, 2018

The White House and Democrats seem far apart on a deal that could avert a partial government shutdown at the end of the week. The sticking point is the president's demand on border wall funding.

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Zinke Out, Mulvaney In (For Now) In Busy Weekend Of Presidential Tweets

Sunday, December 16, 2018

President Trump is making personnel moves — naming an interim chief of staff and announcing his Interior secretary's resignation — while facing a dizzying number of investigations into his conduct.

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Trump Spars With Pelosi And Schumer Over Border Wall Funding

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

President Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer quarreled openly at the White House over border wall funding. Trump said he'd take ownership over any government shutdown.

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Impeachment Is Just Another Word for Indictment

Monday, December 10, 2018

Impeachment doesn't mean removal, which is why Congressional Democrats may decide against using their political capital on trying to impeach the president.

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Trump Declares He's Cleared From Mueller Investigation

Monday, December 10, 2018

President Trump responded over the weekend to the latest filings from special counsel Robert Mueller by declaring himself cleared of wrongdoing during the 2016 presidential election.

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Politics News Of The Week

Sunday, December 09, 2018

National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson gives host Lulu Garcia-Navarro her take on the news of the week — including three bombshell filings that shed light on the Robert Mueller investigation.

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Friends And Family Eulogize President George H.W. Bush On His Final Day In Washington

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

All living presidents, top foreign leaders, and members of Congress attended the state funeral for President George H.W. Bush where his son, President George W. Bush delivered an emotional eulogy.

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Week In Politics: Remembering George H.W. Bush

Sunday, December 02, 2018

NPR's Mara Liasson speaks with host Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the week in politics.

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Trump Dismisses New Guilty Plea By Former Lawyer Michael Cohen

Thursday, November 29, 2018

President Trump dismissed the new guilty plea by his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen. It comes as he heads to the G-20 meeting in Argentina where he formerly scheduled to meet with Russian President Putin.

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Week In Politics: U.S. Asylum System

Sunday, November 25, 2018

NPR's Mara Liasson discusses the week in politics with host Sacha Pfeiffer - including President Trump's latest reported effort to change the US asylum system.

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President Trump's Latest Political Responses

Sunday, November 18, 2018

From the fires in California to new revelations about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, we discuss the political responses of President Trump.

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Trump's Continued Claims Of Fraud Without Evidence Undermine Legitimacy Of Elections

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

President Trump and GOP leaders in Florida have been raising doubts about the process of counting votes, claiming fraud without evidence. That can have a corrosive effect on democratic institutions.

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President Trump's Visit To France Creates Further Distance With European Allies

Sunday, November 11, 2018

It's been a wild time for President Trump post-midterms. After a combative week with the press, he went to France, where he separated himself further from European allies.

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Democrats Have The House And A Big Decision To Make: Should They Try To Impeach Trump?

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Democrats now have the power to move forward on impeaching President Trump. But whether to do so is a major political conundrum that party leaders are reluctant to wade into.

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Midterm Results: Democrats Take Back Control Of The House

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Democrats have retaken the House in Tuesday's elections and more than 100 women have been elected to Congress. Meanwhile, Republicans consolidated their control of the Senate.

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What To Look For As Big Races This Midterm Continue To Be Decided

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

As polls across the country close, a look at some early results and a look ahead to the big races yet to be decided.

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First Polls Close In 2018 Midterm Elections

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

The first polls are closing in the 2018 midterm elections, with several key House and Senate races on the line in Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Georgia and South Carolina.

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The Expectations And Worries Of Both Parties This Election Day

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Election Day has brought perhaps historic levels of voter turnout and very high stakes for both parties, as well as President Trump.

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GOP Faces A Midterm Report Card, Democrats Seek Control

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

After two years with full control of Congress and the White House, Republicans face a referendum on their performance. Democrats, on the other hand, are hoping to take back some of that control.

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'Miserable And Emboldened': If Republicans Lose The House, They'll Be On Defense

Monday, November 05, 2018

Keeping control of the House would validate President Trump's governing style and mean full speed ahead for his agenda. But if the GOP loses its majority it will need to protect Trump.

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