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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: Failing the test on basic economics
15 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Here’s a quiz: Which politician favors reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank, which aids American companies that compete in world markets and last year helped support $37 billion in exports and 205,000 domestic jobs while actually turning a profit? [Read More]
Commentary: We must not be enemies Commentary: We must not be enemies
16 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Howard Baker wrote his own epitaph. The Tennessee Republican served in the Senate for 18 years — eight of them as his party’s leader — before retiring in 1984. When he died recently at 88, we looked up a speech Baker gave in 1998, in which he described his leadership style. [Read More]
Commentary: Wonders of walking benefit both the soles and the soul Commentary: Wonders of walking benefit both the soles and the soul
18 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. — Walking is the real miracle drug. Scientists have long connected systematic exercise to better health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular walkers “live longer and have a lower risk for many diseases. [Read More]
Commentary: Yesterday's gone Commentary: Yesterday's gone
19 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
As Hillary Clinton prepares to run for president, she should remember the words of her husband’s campaign theme song in 1992: “Don’t Stop” by Fleetwood Mac. [Read More]
Commentary: Governments hide, voters decide Commentary: Governments hide, voters decide
20 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
21 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
22 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
23 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
24 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
25 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]
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