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Past Lame-Duck Sessions

NPR's Mara Liasson reports on lame-duck sessions of the past, including the 1998 session where the House impeached President Clinton, and the 1954 session where the Senate censured Wisconsin's Joe McCarthy.

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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.
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