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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: Senior Officers Protective Association
38 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
39 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
40 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
41 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
42 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]
Commentary: An outbreak of sanity
43 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Reports by presidential commissions are often like those statues that dominate public squares in Washington: massive in size, but opaque in origin and quickly obscured by a thick layer of grime. [Read More]
Commentary: The political cowards running Congress Commentary: The political cowards running Congress
44 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
John Boehner and Harry Reid deserve each other. But the American people deserve better than either one. [Read More]
Commentary: The hand over the lens Commentary: The hand over the lens
45 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The top Super Bowl highlight was not Peyton Manning struggling or Renee Fleming singing or even that adorable puppy nuzzling a horse in the Budweiser commercial. It was Bill O’Reilly grilling Barack Obama. [Read More]
Commentary: Making the case for free trade Commentary: Making the case for free trade
47 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
President Obama intends to make free trade a major goal this year, and few policies would do more to stimulate growth and create jobs at a time when too many Americans are still struggling to find work and support their families. [Read More]
Commentary: Why Media Primary matters Commentary: Why Media Primary matters
48 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Real-live voters won’t cast ballots in Iowa or New Hampshire for another two years, but another primary campaign is already under way that will have a major impact on the presidential election in 2016. Call it the Media Primary. [Read More]
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