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Mara Liasson      

National Political Correspondent for NPR

Mara Liasson is a national political correspondent for NPR. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazine programs "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered." Liasson provides extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC — focusing on the White House and Congress — and also reports on political trends beyond the Beltway.

Each election year, Liasson provides key coverage of the candidates and issues in both presidential and congressional races. During her tenure, she has covered seven presidential elections — in 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016. Prior to her current assignment, Liasson was NPR's White House correspondent for all eight years of the Clinton administration. She has won the White House Correspondents' Association's Merriman Smith Award for daily news coverage in 1994, 1995, and again in 1997. From 1989-1992 Liasson was NPR's congressional correspondent.

Liasson joined NPR in 1985 as a general assignment reporter and newscaster. From September 1988 to June 1989 she took a leave of absence from NPR to attend Columbia University in New York as a recipient of a Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism.

Prior to joining NPR, Liasson was a freelance radio and television reporter in San Francisco. She was also managing editor and anchor of California Edition, a California Public Radio nightly news program, and a print journalist for The Vineyard Gazette in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.

Liasson is a graduate of Brown University where she earned a bachelor's degree in American history.

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Politics and the 2012 Elections

As the 2012 presidential election intensifies, the nation turns to one of the most trusted voices in political journalism, Mara Liasson. In her positions as Political Contributor for Fox News, National Political Correspondent for NPR and the host of several award-winning newsmagazines, Liasson wields the experience needed to provide audiences with a solid understanding of the issues to make informed decisions at the polls. Serving as White House correspondent during the Clinton Administration and covering every presidential election from 1992 to 2008 for NPR, Liasson delivers a candid perspective on how the media will impact the election and voters opinions, whether journalists are accurately bringing a voice to the American people and what we can all expect from the two most media- and tech-savvy presidential campaigns to date.

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Politics and Elections

When it comes to politics and elections, Mara Liasson is of the most trusted voices in political journalism. In her positions as Political Contributor for Fox News, National Political Correspondent for NPR and the host of several award-winning newsmagazines, Liasson wields the experience needed to provide audiences with a solid understanding of the issues. Serving as White House correspondent during the Clinton Administration and covering every presidential election from 1992 to 2012 for NPR, Liasson delivers a candid perspective on how the media will impact the politics and policy issues facing the country today.

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Mara Liasson | Fox News Video

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Here's Why Voters Are So Anxious This Election : NPR

Mara Liasson 2010. Mara Liasson · Twitter. Enlarge this image. Attendees listen to the Republican presidential candidate debate at in North Charleston, S.C., ...

A 'Messy, Messy Beginning' At Democrats' Breakfast In Philadelphia ...

MONTAGNE: And let's bring in also - along with Don Gonyea, let's bring in Mara Liasson. This convention was billed as one of unity. Is this a fissure point for the ...

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