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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: Two questions for Mr. Trump Commentary: Two questions for Mr. Trump
10 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump attacks journalists who dare to ask him hard questions. Now, according to Bloomberg News, he’s urging his supporters to assail reporters who challenge him on a critical issue: his denunciation of a federal judge presiding over a fraud case against one of his business ventures. [Read More]
Commentary: The trap of history Commentary: The trap of history
11 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
History is usually a good guide for understanding elections. Even times of unease and upheaval don’t repeal the basic laws of politics. But history can also be a trap, blinding us to inflection points that shift the river of public life into a new course. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders plays a dangerous game Commentary: Sanders plays a dangerous game
12 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Bernie Sanders is playing a selfish, dangerous game. [Read More]
Commentary: Everything is public's business Commentary: Everything is public's business
13 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
“What is your tax rate?” George Stephanopoulos asked Donald Trump on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” [Read More]
Commentary: The power of good information Commentary: The power of good information
14 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Barack Obama is clearly itching to join the political wars of 2016. He can’t throw his full weight behind Hillary Clinton until she officially disposes of Bernie Sanders, so for now he’s playing media critic, focusing on how press coverage has fueled the rise of Donald Trump. [Read More]
Commentary: Making history with Hillary Commentary: Making history with Hillary
15 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Hillary Clinton should play the “woman card.” In spades. Clinton has never been a natural politician. She’s not in her husband’s class as a campaigner, or Barack Obama’s, for that matter. [Read More]
Commentary: 'The Apprentice' with Donald Trump -- the new season Commentary: 'The Apprentice' with Donald Trump -- the new season
16 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump’s supporters all use the same words to describe his appeal: He’s real. He’s authentic. He tells it like it is. [Read More]
Commentary: Time for Bernie to back off Commentary: Time for Bernie to back off
17 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
After decisive victories by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the New York primaries, Democratic leaders need to send a strong, stern message to Bernie Sanders: Back off. Stop attacking Hillary. If you want to stay in the race to propound your policy ideas, fine. [Read More]
Commentary: Playing the race card Commentary: Playing the race card
19 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The word of the year in politics is “anger.” And many backers of Donald Trump are outraged about their economic conditions and prospects. [Read More]
Commentary: The rise of Dangerous Donald Commentary: The rise of Dangerous Donald
20 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump is fond of giving his opponents demeaning nicknames. Lyin’ Ted. Little Marco. Low-Energy Jeb. Now, with his own words, he’s labeled himself: Dangerous Donald. [Read More]
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