Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

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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Taking Back The House Could Be 'Life And Death' For Democrats

Monday, November 05, 2018

If Democrats fail to take back the House and make significant gains at the state level, they'll be shut out just as they were in 2016, with little say in legislation and judicial appointments.

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President Trump's Message To Voters

Sunday, November 04, 2018

It's two days before the midterm elections. The Republican Party has had control of both houses of Congress and yet President Trump's message to voters is about fear — of migrants and the Democrats.

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Key Questions The 2018 Election Will Answer

Sunday, November 04, 2018

Voters will give the final judgment on Tuesday, determining not just the control of Congress — but also the very future of American politics.

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Monday Morning Politics: Pittsburgh Synagogue, Package Bombs, Right-Wing Radicalization

Monday, October 29, 2018

Mara Liasson: "If it's about border security, that's a good issue for him. If it's about how the president is failing in his job to be consoler-in-chief, that's a bad narrative for him."

Trump Responds To Pittsburgh Shooting

Sunday, October 28, 2018

We look at how President Trump has responded to the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left at least 11 people dead.

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Midterm Election Nears With Both Democrats And Republicans Working To Get Votes

Thursday, October 18, 2018

With only 20 days until the midterm elections, Republicans and Democrats face particular challenges to get the voters to break their way in the closing weeks.

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Trump Makes First Visit To Florida And Georgia Since Hurricane Michael Struck

Monday, October 15, 2018

President Trump is visiting parts of Florida and Georgia that were hit by Hurricane Michael last week. The visit comes just three weeks before midterm elections in two states with tough races.

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