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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: Decline of the dealmakers a loss for Congress, country Commentary: Decline of the dealmakers a loss for Congress, country
11 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
With the defeat of Sen. Mary Landrieu in Louisiana, not a single Democrat from the Deep South will hold a Senate seat come January. [Read More]
Commentary: Thinking of food instead of school Commentary: Thinking of food instead of school
12 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The Christmas season seems to start earlier every year. Last month, a neighbor put up twinkling silver lights, and the day after Thanksgiving, we saw cars carrying trees on their roofs. [Read More]
Commentary: Facts fail, spin wins Commentary: Facts fail, spin wins
13 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The late, great Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan was fond of saying, “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.” [Read More]
Commentary: Taxes and trade will provide the test of bipartisanship Commentary: Taxes and trade will provide the test of bipartisanship
14 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The economic news from abroad is not good. Japan has plunged into a recession and Europe could soon follow. America’s performance — 3.5 percent annual growth, 5.8 percent unemployment rate — looks positively robust by comparison. [Read More]
Commentary: Give American workers a raise
15 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
American workers need a raise, and there’s one simple way to boost incomes at the lower end of the pay scale: Increase the federal minimum wage, which has been stuck at $7.25 an hour since 2009. [Read More]
Commentary: Getting things done in Congress Commentary: Getting things done in Congress
16 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Which Republican party will show up on Capitol Hill in January, when the GOP assumes control of the Senate? [Read More]
Commentary: Even less fun than usual Commentary: Even less fun than usual
17 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
If Republicans gain control of the Senate, what will that mean for the last two years of the Obama administration? As young people often say about their relationships on Facebook: It’s complicated. [Read More]
Commentary: The Romney revival Commentary: The Romney revival
19 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
“Run, Mitt, run.” That was the chant as Mitt Romney appeared at a rally for Joni Ernst, the Republican Senate candidate in Iowa. The 2012 GOP standard-bearer hears those words a lot as he campaigns around the country this fall, and they trigger two questions. [Read More]
Commentary: Democrats possess secret weapon Commentary: Democrats possess secret weapon
20 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Bill Clinton campaigned in Arkansas this week, focusing on college campuses and urging students to support candidates like Mark Pryor, one of the most endangered Democrats in the Senate. [Read More]
Commentary: Has the trap already been set? Commentary: Has the trap already been set?
21 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Tony Blinken, President Obama’s deputy national security adviser, was outlining administration policy in the Middle East. “We’re not going to fall into their trap of sending hundreds of thousands of Americans back,” he told Fox News. “That’s exactly what they want us to do. [Read More]
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