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MARTIN SCHRAM

Martin Schram writes political analysis for Scripps Howard News Service.

Articles by MARTIN SCHRAM

Commentary: National security priority? Education Commentary: National security priority? Education
13 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
They are burning the midnight kilowatts in the West Wing. And they’ll probably be cutting and pasting until President Obama climbs into his limo next Tuesday night and drives 16 blocks to the gleaming-white, floodlit Capitol. [Read More]
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Commentary: Say goodbye to privacy Commentary: Say goodbye to privacy
15 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
2014 must be the year when we finally do something to protect our privacy, now that seven months of serial scoops about government spying and snooping have gotten our attention. [Read More]
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Commentary: Let's revitalize presidential press conference Commentary: Let's revitalize presidential press conference
17 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
On one side of the podium stood the leader of the free world. On the other side, the presumably elite representatives of the world’s freest press, with a world of facts at their fingertips. [Read More]
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Commentary: Debt limit may ignite new D.C. battle Commentary: Debt limit may ignite new D.C. battle
18 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Pro football has long had instant replay. Pro basketball has it too (sort of) and pro baseball is getting it. But now, just when we need it least, a virtual instant replay may be coming to Congress. [Read More]
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Commentary: Can Mandela's legacy revive the GOP? Commentary: Can Mandela's legacy revive the GOP?
19 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Political elites of all persuasions shoveled monuments of praise upon the legacy of South Africa’s Nelson Mandela. They lauded the lessons he taught the world about the power and virtue of leadership based on love and respect, not hate and vengeance. [Read More]
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Commentary: U.N. nuclear fuel bank may hold key Commentary: U.N. nuclear fuel bank may hold key
20 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
If Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and his parade of official proclaimers truly meant everything they’ve always said about pursuing a nuclear program only for peaceful energy and medical research purposes, then you’d figure Tehran’s elites should be bummed out by their bad timing. [Read More]
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Commentary: Old un-smoking gun raises questions Commentary: Old un-smoking gun raises questions
22 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
It took a while, but by the end of the first decade of the 21st century all political message makers and strategists had finally heard, and were finally heeding, the voice of the people. [Read More]
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Commentary: Veterans Day more than shopping day Commentary: Veterans Day more than shopping day
23 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
For as long as most of us can remember, America has had two ways of honoring the military veterans who fought its battles in faraway lands...” [Read More]
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Commentary: Reporters missed boat on Obamacare Commentary: Reporters missed boat on Obamacare
24 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Covering politicians as a journalist has one thing in common with playing golf. The central premise of both is that you must play it as it lies. [Read More]
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Commentary: Could dyslexia be desireable disability? Commentary: Could dyslexia be desireable disability?
25 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Malcolm Gladwell was in our homes Sunday morning, chatting with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria about yet another astounding but logical-sounding concept in his next surefire best-seller, “David and Goliath.” [Read More]
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