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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: Creative flexibility key in Middle East Commentary: Creative flexibility key in Middle East
32 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
You can always find a good front-page story in America’s greatest newspapers — if you are willing turn enough pages. [Read More]
Commentary: Truth of CBO's Obamacare report Commentary: Truth of CBO's Obamacare report
33 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today’s featured presentation is an Anatomy of a Washington Murder. It is an autopsy of Capitol crimes against the truth of the flawed Affordable Care Act, which most of us now call Obamacare. [Read More]
Commentary: Shortcomings of TSA exposed Commentary: Shortcomings of TSA exposed
34 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
This was the week when America’s airline passengers got our sweet revenge. It happened right before our eyes. [Read More]
Commentary: National security priority? Education Commentary: National security priority? Education
36 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]
Commentary: Say goodbye to privacy Commentary: Say goodbye to privacy
38 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]
Commentary: Let's revitalize presidential press conference Commentary: Let's revitalize presidential press conference
40 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]
Commentary: Debt limit may ignite new D.C. battle Commentary: Debt limit may ignite new D.C. battle
41 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]
Commentary: Can Mandela's legacy revive the GOP? Commentary: Can Mandela's legacy revive the GOP?
42 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]
Commentary: U.N. nuclear fuel bank may hold key Commentary: U.N. nuclear fuel bank may hold key
43 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]
Commentary: Old un-smoking gun raises questions Commentary: Old un-smoking gun raises questions
45 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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