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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: Getting things done in Congress Commentary: Getting things done in Congress
34 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
35 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
37 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
38 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?
39 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]
Commentary: Ebola virus
41 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
When Steve was hosting a show on NPR this past week, several callers questioned whether the United States should be sending 3,000 troops and $500 million to help control the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. [Read More]
Commentary: A tale of two American cities Commentary: A tale of two American cities
45 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
This is a tale of two cities. Murrieta, in southern California, attracted a lot of TV cameras last month when protesters blocked three buses carrying illegal immigrants to a processing center. [Read More]
Commentary: A consensus on criminals Commentary: A consensus on criminals
46 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Partisan antagonism rules the capital, drowning out most attempts at constructive compromise. [Read More]
Commentary: Freedom from fear Commentary: Freedom from fear
47 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Karina Velasco paid her way through college by cleaning office buildings in downtown Washington for five hours every evening. She did her schoolwork after getting home at midnight, and is on track to receive her degree in social work next spring. [Read More]
Commentary: One person made a difference Commentary: One person made a difference
48 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
When Cokie was a freshman at Wellesley College in 1960, she met a boy from Harvard named Marc Roberts at a political event. Two years later at another meeting, she saw someone who looked a lot like Marc. [Read More]
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