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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: the 'media primary'
10 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
On a single day — exactly a year before the Iowa caucuses — look what happened to two Republican presidential hopefuls. [Read More]
Commentary: Gen. Market vs. Mr. Putin Commentary: Gen. Market vs. Mr. Putin
11 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Last year, noted President Obama in his recent State of the Union address, his critics were saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggressive moves into neighboring Ukraine were “a masterful display of strategy and strength.” [Read More]
Commentary: The right to be ordinary Commentary: The right to be ordinary
12 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Steve received an email the other day from a colleague announcing the birth of her son Brinton. She attached a photo of a red-faced tyke in a striped stocking cap, and co-workers responded with a cascade of “wows” and “bravos.” [Read More]
Commentary: Why governors are different from lawmakers Commentary: Why governors are different from lawmakers
13 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Governors are different from members of Congress. [Read More]
Commentary: This program worked Commentary: This program worked
14 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Weeks after voters dissed the Democrats, an important economic benchmark was passed with little public notice: The U.S. government sold off its stake in Ally Financial, the auto financing company once known as GMAC. It even made money on the deal — about $2.4 billion. [Read More]
Commentary: Time to make a difference Commentary: Time to make a difference
15 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
“There are two kinds of people in politics,” says Mitch McConnell, the new Senate majority leader: “Those who want to make a point and those who want to make a difference.” [Read More]
Commentary: On the wrong side of history Commentary: On the wrong side of history
16 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Sen. Marco Rubio has his views, and he’s sticking to them. He fiercely opposes all of President Obama’s initiatives to normalize relations with Cuba. [Read More]
Commentary: Decline of the dealmakers a loss for Congress, country Commentary: Decline of the dealmakers a loss for Congress, country
18 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
19 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
20 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]
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