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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: Just worry about the kids Commentary: Just worry about the kids
6 days ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans — Cokie’s hometown — breaking the levees and damaging or destroying almost all of the city’s already dilapidated and disgraceful public schools. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump meets the Media Primary Commentary: Trump meets the Media Primary
2 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
After his confrontation with Megyn Kelly during last week’s televised debate, Donald Trump was asked if he’d apologize to the Fox News anchor for calling her a “bimbo” and implying that her questioning was motivated by her menstrual cycle. [Read More]
Commentary: Weighing Biden's pros and cons Commentary: Weighing Biden's pros and cons
3 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Will Joe Biden run for president? An answer to that question should come by fall, and meanwhile, Team Biden will be weighing the arguments for and against another campaign. [Read More]
COMMENTARY: Making real-world decisions COMMENTARY: Making real-world decisions
4 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
As Congress debates the deal forged by the United States and five other world powers to restrict Iran’s nuclear ambitions, many opponents are asking the wrong question: Is this a perfect deal that solves all of our problems with Tehran? [Read More]
Commentary: Don't help out the terrorists Commentary: Don't help out the terrorists
5 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
After five American soldiers were murdered in Chattanooga by a deranged Muslim gunman, the nation reacted with anger, shock and fear. [Read More]
Commentary: The haters are always wrong Commentary: The haters are always wrong
6 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump is part of a long and shameful tradition in American politics. Our history is full of cynical and vicious demagogues who exploit the fears and frustrations of voters by blaming foreigners for all of our problems. [Read More]
Commentary: Pay farmers now, not doctors later Commentary: Pay farmers now, not doctors later
7 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
TAKOMA PARK, Md. — Sometimes a simple idea makes so much sense, you have to wonder: Why didn’t folks think of this sooner? [Read More]
Commentary: One image, two symbols Commentary: One image, two symbols
9 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. — One image. Two symbols. Dylann Roof, the accused killer of nine parishioners in a black Charleston church, posted a picture of himself holding a pistol in one hand and a Confederate battle flag in the other. But the reaction to those two objects has been very different. [Read More]
Commentary: The old-fashioned way Commentary: The old-fashioned way
10 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Ohio Gov. John Kasich accurately summarized the race for the Republican presidential nomination: “Frankly, I thought Jeb was just going to suck all the air out of the room, and it just hasn’t happened.” [Read More]
Commentary: Facts, not faith, in economics Commentary: Facts, not faith, in economics
11 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The Export-Import Bank has been around for 81 years, providing loans and protections for American companies selling their products abroad. The bank’s charter runs out at the end of June, and renewal has always been a noncontroversial bipartisan process. [Read More]
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