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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: The hand over the lens Commentary: The hand over the lens
36 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
38 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
39 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
40 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
41 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
42 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
43 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
44 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
45 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
48 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]
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