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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 booming Benghazi biz Commentary: The booming Benghazi biz
11 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Search the word “Benghazi,” and up pops a paid link to a website that advertises: “Benghazi — T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Mugs and More.” [Read More]
Commentary: Making the bully sweat Commentary: Making the bully sweat
12 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Secretary of State John Kerry recently urged Russian leader Vladimir Putin to dial down the confrontation in Ukraine. “If Russia continues in this direction,” Kerry warned, “it will not just be a grave mistake, it will be an expensive mistake.” [Read More]
Commentary: The fiddler is still on the roof Commentary: The fiddler is still on the roof
13 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The New York Times ran this dispatch from the Ukrainian city of Donetsk: “Worshippers at the Bet Menakhem-Mendl synagogue ... confronted a horrifying scene as they left a Passover service this week: ... [Read More]
Commentary: The guys don't get it Commentary: The guys don't get it
15 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The guys still don’t get it. The latest example of men behaving badly is Michael Hayden, the former CIA director. He said on Fox that Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the chair of the Intelligence Committee, was motivated by a “deep emotional feeling” when she endorsed a still-secret report ... [Read More]
Commentary: When facts become casualties in political discourse Commentary: When facts become casualties in political discourse
16 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Rep. Mike Rogers, the Michigan Republican who heads the House Intelligence Committee, recently announced he’s quitting his job to host a radio talk show. [Read More]
Commentary: Senior Officers Protective Association
17 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
“The Army has disgraced us all with the Sinclair sentence.” That’s what our friend, a retired general, wrote about the case of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair, who was accused of serious sexual misconduct with three women under his command. [Read More]
Commentary: Don't jump to conclusions -- Election's not quite over yet Commentary: Don't jump to conclusions -- Election's not quite over yet
18 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Democrats are reeling. They’re playing defense, not offense. Their loss in a Florida election for a vacant House seat — in a district President Obama carried twice — was a devastating blow. [Read More]
Commentary: Pragmatists, purists and power Commentary: Pragmatists, purists and power
19 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. — On one side are the pragmatists: Republicans who want to be part of the governing process and accept compromise as the price of participation. On the other are the purists, who prefer playing gadfly to governing and equate compromise with betrayal. [Read More]
Commentary: Maps versus markets in Ukraine
20 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The crisis in Ukraine highlights two truths about international politics: Some things have not changed since the end of the Cold War. And some things have changed a lot. [Read More]
Commentary: The triumph of TARP Commentary: The triumph of TARP
21 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
One of our favorite political stories took place during Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign in 1964. A friend was standing outside a Goldwater rally when a woman burst from the room, tears streaming down her face. [Read More]
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