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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: Maps versus markets in Ukraine
37 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
38 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
39 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
40 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
41 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
43 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
44 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]
Commentary: Diminishing the innovation deficit Commentary: Diminishing the innovation deficit
45 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Much has been written about the national budget deficit, and for good reason. But America is facing another shortfall that’s just as serious: an innovation deficit. [Read More]
Commentary: Hunger hurts us all Commentary: Hunger hurts us all
46 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Carly Poe is a 33-year-old single mother in Portland, Ore. Despite a college degree, she struggles to find work and raise a teenage son with serious medical problems. Food stamps — the government program officially known as SNAP — help her survive. [Read More]
Commentary: One card, two dads, two kids Commentary: One card, two dads, two kids
47 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]
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