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COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS

Cokie and Steven V. Roberts write a column distributed by the Newspaper Enterprise Association.

Articles by COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS

Commentary: The Romney revival Commentary: The Romney revival
6 days ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
“Run, Mitt, run.” That was the chant as Mitt Romney appeared at a rally for Joni Ernst, the Republican Senate candidate in Iowa. The 2012 GOP standard-bearer hears those words a lot as he campaigns around the country this fall, and they trigger two questions. [Read More]
Commentary: Democrats possess secret weapon Commentary: Democrats possess secret weapon
2 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Bill Clinton campaigned in Arkansas this week, focusing on college campuses and urging students to support candidates like Mark Pryor, one of the most endangered Democrats in the Senate. [Read More]
Commentary: Has the trap already been set? Commentary: Has the trap already been set?
3 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Tony Blinken, President Obama’s deputy national security adviser, was outlining administration policy in the Middle East. “We’re not going to fall into their trap of sending hundreds of thousands of Americans back,” he told Fox News. “That’s exactly what they want us to do. [Read More]
Commentary: Ebola virus
5 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
When Steve was hosting a show on NPR this past week, several callers questioned whether the United States should be sending 3,000 troops and $500 million to help control the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. [Read More]
Commentary: A tale of two American cities Commentary: A tale of two American cities
9 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
This is a tale of two cities. Murrieta, in southern California, attracted a lot of TV cameras last month when protesters blocked three buses carrying illegal immigrants to a processing center. [Read More]
Commentary: A consensus on criminals Commentary: A consensus on criminals
10 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Partisan antagonism rules the capital, drowning out most attempts at constructive compromise. [Read More]
Commentary: Freedom from fear Commentary: Freedom from fear
11 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Karina Velasco paid her way through college by cleaning office buildings in downtown Washington for five hours every evening. She did her schoolwork after getting home at midnight, and is on track to receive her degree in social work next spring. [Read More]
Commentary: One person made a difference Commentary: One person made a difference
12 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
When Cokie was a freshman at Wellesley College in 1960, she met a boy from Harvard named Marc Roberts at a political event. Two years later at another meeting, she saw someone who looked a lot like Marc. [Read More]
Commentary: What would Jesus say on immigration? Commentary: What would Jesus say on immigration?
13 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Conservatives are quick to embrace religious figures who agree with them on issues like abortion, same-sex marriage, and the right of business owners to deny contraception coverage to their employees. [Read More]
Commentary: One small blow against gridlock Commentary: One small blow against gridlock
14 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
There’s nothing new about politicians using their offices to enhance their power. The word “gerrymander” was coined in 1812 after Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry signed a bill creating a legislative district that resembled a salamander. [Read More]
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