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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: Don't help out the terrorists Commentary: Don't help out the terrorists
5 days 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
2 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
3 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
5 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
6 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
7 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]
Commentary: Trying to make history -- again Commentary: Trying to make history -- again
8 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. — If Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman president, she’ll have to do it with the votes of fellow females, particularly younger white women. [Read More]
Commentary: Two-year schools invest in immigrants, communities Commentary: Two-year schools invest in immigrants, communities
9 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
ROCKVILLE, Md. — Fidelis Militante immigrated to America 10 years ago from the Philippines. When she was still in high school, she qualified as a nursing assistant and volunteered at retirement homes here in the Washington, D.C., suburbs. [Read More]
Commentary: The GOP fear caucus is wrong Commentary: The GOP fear caucus is wrong
11 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The headline over the Wall Street Journal editorial reads: “No-Growth Republicanism.” The subhead explains: “The GOP’s anti-immigration wing is anti-trade too.” [Read More]
Commentary: The 'why not me?' election Commentary: The 'why not me?' election
12 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
This is shaping up as the “Why not me?” election. As more candidates declare for president — three Republicans joined the fray just this past week — they encourage the remaining fence-sitters to take a run more seriously. [Read More]
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