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MARTIN SCHRAM

Martin Schram is a veteran Washington journalist, author and TV documentary executive. His column is distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. Email him at martin.schram@gmail.com.

Articles by MARTIN SCHRAM

Commentary: Florida gun guy's common sense Commentary: Florida gun guy's common sense
4 days ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Sen. Bill Nelson, a common-sense moderate Democrat from Florida, stood on the floor of the U.S. Senate Monday and spoke, for just a bit, about the days when I first got to know him. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP needs superdelegate rescue Commentary: GOP needs superdelegate rescue
2 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Splashed all over the news this week is precisely the sort of political crisis many party leaders were terrified about — more than three decades ago. Their solution was to invent a most unconventional convention concept: superdelegates. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP leaders' profiles in trepidation Commentary: GOP leaders' profiles in trepidation
3 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The Unmaking of the Grand Old Party is playing out on a screen near you. And although it seems to be stuck in an unending loop of slow-motion replays, please do not call your help desk. [Read More]
Commentary: Measuring stick for Trump support Commentary: Measuring stick for Trump support
4 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today we are here to help readers who are feeling understandably besieged, beleaguered and beset because they once proudly voted for Republicans for president and now don’t know what to do. [Read More]
Commentary: VA reformer's successes get delayed Commentary: VA reformer's successes get delayed
5 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
For several weeks, I had been reporting for a column that would urge a very specific action that our next president needs to not only undertake but announce way early. [Read More]
Commentary: Safe-skies solution begins with reality check Commentary: Safe-skies solution begins with reality check
6 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
We live in an age where threats of global terror must always be on our minds. So when we learned that the Transportation Security Administration agents who are supposed to keep us safe when we fly failed almost every secret undercover test last year. [Read More]
Commentary: How to fix a news break Commentary: How to fix a news break
7 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
West Virginia’s Democrats were trapped in a most undemocratic predicament in Tuesday’s presidential primary election: They had to vote without being told of a significant news development about the most exciting Democrat in the race. [Read More]
Commentary: How Grand Old Party got Trumped Commentary: How Grand Old Party got Trumped
8 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
One of the great puzzlements of modern presidential politics will forever be that it took the Republican Party’s elites three-quarters of a year to wise up to the fact that Donald Trump was stealing their party right out from under their upturned noses. [Read More]
Commentary: Look at the old evil money in politics Commentary: Look at the old evil money in politics
10 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
It’s time for us to do another column of hard-hitting punditry about the evils of big money in politics. So let’s focus in depth on the outrage we all just witnessed in Tuesday’s New York presidential primaries. [Read More]
Commentary: A revealing campaign public service Commentary: A revealing campaign public service
12 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today we are focusing on two of the greatest crimes being committed against our democracy, even as we speak. [Read More]
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