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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: Governments hide, voters decide Commentary: Governments hide, voters decide
12 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Congress doesn’t do much these days, but here’s one bill that could command bipartisan support: a federal shield law protecting journalists against overzealous prosecutors. [Read More]
Commentary: The pictures on the mantelpiece Commentary: The pictures on the mantelpiece
13 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Sen. Frank Lautenberg died last year at 89 — an unremarkable event, except for one thing. The New Jersey Democrat was the last surviving World War II veteran in the Senate. [Read More]
Commentary: Making hard choices Commentary: Making hard choices
14 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Speaker John Boehner talks a good game about pushing immigration reform. He told a recent fundraiser in Las Vegas that he was “hell-bent on getting this done this year,” reports the Wall Street Journal. [Read More]
Commentary: A lifetime of difference Commentary: A lifetime of difference
15 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
It’s graduation week at George Washington University, where Steve has taught for the last 23 years. After the final exam in his class, a student quietly handed him a note that read in part: “You have believed in me since the beginning and told me not to sell myself short ... [Read More]
Commentary: The booming Benghazi biz Commentary: The booming Benghazi biz
16 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
17 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
18 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
20 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
21 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
22 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]
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