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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: A loss to the country Commentary: A loss to the country
35 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Rep. Paul Ryan’s wife and three young children live in his hometown of Janesville, Wis. He commutes back there almost every weekend, and when he agreed to run for speaker of the House, he refused to change that routine. [Read More]
Commentary: Winning flags and hitting walls Commentary: Winning flags and hitting walls
36 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Watching a presidential debate is a bit like watching a NASCAR race: Folks want to see who wins the flag, but they also want to see who hits the wall. And boy, are they tuning in. [Read More]
Commentary: Why Rubio frightens Democrats Commentary: Why Rubio frightens Democrats
37 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
“Marco Rubio scares me,” wrote Steve Schale, a Democratic strategist in Florida. “If you’re a Democrat, he should be the one you don’t want to face.” [Read More]
Commentary: The rise of economic illiteracy Commentary: The rise of economic illiteracy
38 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Stagnant wages are a key issue in the presidential election, and they should be. Lawmakers in both parties currently have a chance to go beyond campaign promises and support two policies that would create jobs and raise living standards. [Read More]
Commentary: Failing arithmetic - and civics Commentary: Failing arithmetic - and civics
39 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
In explaining his decision to resign, Speaker of the House John Boehner said that “the first job of any speaker is to protect this institution that we all love.” [Read More]
Commentary: Return of the Know-Nothings Commentary: Return of the Know-Nothings
40 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
“Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid,” Abraham Lincoln wrote in 1855. “As a nation, we began by declaring that ‘all men are created equal.’ We now practically read it, ‘all men are created equal, except negroes.’ [Read More]
Commentary: 'Now it is our time to heal' Commentary: 'Now it is our time to heal'
42 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
NEW ORLEANS — Touring the World War II Museum here means viewing endless images of human heroism and misery. [Read More]
Commentary: Halting the heroin scourge Commentary: Halting the heroin scourge
44 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Steve was guest-hosting “The Diane Rehm Show” on NPR recently, and the topic was the nationwide upsurge in heroin addiction. The first caller was Stacy from New Albany, Ind. [Read More]
Commentary: Just worry about the kids Commentary: Just worry about the kids
45 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans — Cokie’s hometown — breaking the levees and damaging or destroying almost all of the city’s already dilapidated and disgraceful public schools. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump meets the Media Primary Commentary: Trump meets the Media Primary
46 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
After his confrontation with Megyn Kelly during last week’s televised debate, Donald Trump was asked if he’d apologize to the Fox News anchor for calling her a “bimbo” and implying that her questioning was motivated by her menstrual cycle. [Read More]
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