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MARTIN SCHRAM

Martin Schram is a veteran Washington journalist, author and TV documentary executive. His column is distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. Email him at martin.schram@gmail.com.

Articles by MARTIN SCHRAM

Commentary: Benghazi ringleader never a mystery Commentary: Benghazi ringleader never a mystery
11 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
It appears the crucial lost intelligence about what really happened in the tragic Benghazi attacks of Sept. 11, 2012, really has been hiding in plain sight all along — just like the attack’s suspected ringleader, who was finally snatched Sunday in a bloodless raid. [Read More]
Commentary: The wordless D-Day conversation Commentary: The wordless D-Day conversation
12 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
So how did you spend your 30th birthday? As the years whisk by, most of us no longer remember. But Cliff Morgan, who would have been 100 years old this week, surely never forgot his 30th. After all, he’d just landed on the shore of Normandy, on France’s north coast. [Read More]
Commentary: Cosgrove right man to change VA culture Commentary: Cosgrove right man to change VA culture
13 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Washington’s ever-anonymous Great Mentioner, who surfaces only when trial balloons need launching, just floated another not-quite-yet-official word: [Read More]
Commentary: Solution to VA woes isn't new at all Commentary: Solution to VA woes isn't new at all
14 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has proposed an urgent, sensible solution to the scandalous crisis of treatment delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals — and it should finally, belatedly, become official policy. [Read More]
Commentary: Our vets deserve an advocate Commentary: Our vets deserve an advocate
15 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
In his last months as president, Harry Truman sat in his Oval Office and contemplated the fate that would befall Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, the World War II hero who would be his successor. [Read More]
Commentary: Karl Rove sinks to a new low Commentary: Karl Rove sinks to a new low
16 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
We have just witnessed a sad example of how the politics of hate works _ how media manipulators who specialize in attack-politics succeed in getting the most clue-lite players in the news media to do their dirty work for them. [Read More]
Commentary: Conservative activism on high court Commentary: Conservative activism on high court
17 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Sometimes being a U.S. Supreme Court justice is very hard work. After all, justices are required to divine just what the founders really meant back when they wrote the United States Constitution in an age when guns meant muskets and mass communication meant posters nailed to posts ... [Read More]
Commentary: Urgent letter to the Russians Commentary: Urgent letter to the Russians
18 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
“We are writing this open letter to you, the citizens of Russia, to offer you our perspectives, as leaders of the European Union, the United States, Canada and Japan. [Read More]
Commentary: Hunting an angle on a dithering Obama Commentary: Hunting an angle on a dithering Obama
19 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Geometrically speaking, it just can’t happen, architects sniff. Yet people who work for presidents or cover them for a living know that it does. [Read More]
Commentary: Obamacare's good, bad news lacking Commentary: Obamacare's good, bad news lacking
20 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Did you hear the latest news about Obamacare? Probably not. Even though it is important news you need to know so you can make smart decisions that will help you and your family. [Read More]
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