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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: Solution to VA woes isn't new at all Commentary: Solution to VA woes isn't new at all
21 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
22 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
23 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
24 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
25 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
26 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
27 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]
Commentary: The court knows, and we're worse off Commentary: The court knows, and we're worse off
28 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The latest Supreme Court ruling — defending the rights of billionaires to try to rent, if not buy, the gratitude and votes of unlimited numbers of politicians — has just provided fresh evidence that helps us finally answer a central question that has divided the experts. [Read More]
Commentary: If West could talk to Russia's people Commentary: If West could talk to Russia's people
30 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
This week, the leaders of the world’s seven largest industrial economies did a relatively easy thing. And it made them feel pretty good about themselves. [Read More]
Commentary: A pain-free victory for Putin Commentary: A pain-free victory for Putin
31 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The official, prominent in Her Majesty’s Government, was dashing down Downing Street, heading to an important meeting in early March. Topic: what the hell to do about Vladimir Putin’s Cold Warrior ways and vows of vengeance in Ukraine. [Read More]
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