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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: One card, two dads, two kids Commentary: One card, two dads, two kids
34 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
It’s just one of countless holiday cards, stacked in a basket on our hall table. Our friends Kevin and Grant are holding their twin sons, Gustav and Alton, while each toddler clutches a brightly colored leaf in his tiny hand. [Read More]
Commentary: The time to say yes Commentary: The time to say yes
35 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Finally, the grown-ups have taken back control of Capitol Hill. The question now is whether they can keep it. [Read More]
Commentary: Democrats facing their own civil war Commentary: Democrats facing their own civil war
36 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The civil war ripping through the Republican Party is familiar by now. But a similar battle inside the Democratic Party is just starting to emerge. Orthodox liberals are trying to mimic the tea party and impose political correctness on moderate apostates. [Read More]
Commentary: Give the gift of story this year Commentary: Give the gift of story this year
37 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
As a young woman, Steve’s grandmother, Miriam Wasilsky, left her small village in what is now Lithuania and moved to the city of Bialystok, Poland, looking for work. She found a job in a dry goods store, and to mark her new life, asked a local photographer to take her picture. [Read More]
Commentary: Coming clean at CBS Commentary: Coming clean at CBS
40 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
CBS correspondent Lara Logan apologized on “60 Minutes” last Sunday for that program’s deeply flawed account of how four Americans were killed at a diplomatic compound in Benghazi. [Read More]
Commentary: Sweet home New Jersey
41 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
We have a young friend who ran the Young Republicans during her college years and now works for a GOP consulting firm. She’s a loyal party member, but she has a problem. [Read More]
Commentary: Reversing the GOP 'death spiral' Commentary: Reversing the GOP 'death spiral'
42 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
When Ronald Reagan won the White House in 1980, the electorate was 88 percent white. Last year, only 72 percent of the voters casting ballots for president were white, and by 2016, that number will plunge again. [Read More]
Commentary: Turn off the blowhards
43 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
At a recent news conference, President Obama reflected on what caused the 16-day government shutdown, and how another crisis can be avoided in the future. [Read More]
Commentary: The women are taking over Commentary: The women are taking over
44 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The headline in the Washington Post read, “Moderates flex muscle.” Below that were pictures of 12 senators, six from each party, who were helping to forge a bipartisan compromise to reopen the government and pay its bills. [Read More]
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