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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: Verdicts in New Hampshire present new dilemmas Commentary: Verdicts in New Hampshire present new dilemmas
1 day ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
New Hampshire’s primary voters have resoundingly presented America’s political parties with two unprecedented, very different dilemmas. [Read More]
Commentary: A 'promising' beginning Commentary: A 'promising' beginning
1 week ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
America’s 2016 presidential campaign has gotten off to a highly promising start — and that’s the problem. Presidential candidates have been overpromising, left and right. [Read More]
Commentary: The Great Bathroom Mirror Debate Commentary: The Great Bathroom Mirror Debate
2 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the Grand Old Party’s final debate before the first voting contest of the 2016 presidential campaign. It’s the Great Bathroom Mirror Debate. [Read More]
Commentary: Ideological purity and Flint's water Commentary: Ideological purity and Flint's water
3 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
This was a week when America’s political spigots gushed at us from all directions, as presidential hopefuls seemed desperate to close their first caucus and primary deals by proving their ideological purity. [Read More]
Commentary: Twin calls to rediscover civility Commentary: Twin calls to rediscover civility
4 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
A rare State of the Union call to action reached Americans stereophonically Tuesday night, resonating through our parlor speakers and personal earbuds from the left and the right. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP plays sad politics with gun violence Commentary: GOP plays sad politics with gun violence
5 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
“There’s an assault on the Second Amendment. You know Obama’s going to do an executive order and really knock the hell out of it. … I will veto — I will unsign that so fast.” [Read More]
Commentary: A New Year's resolution for political media Commentary: A New Year's resolution for political media
6 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today, we are marking the official start of the 2016 election year by providing a list of vital New Year’s resolutions for my colleagues in the political news media. [Read More]
Commentary: A debate performance many missed Commentary: A debate performance many missed
8 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The fifth and final Republican presidential debate of 2015 produced more than a few revelations about the campaign’s political actors, both the candidates and the journalists who cover them. [Read More]
Commentary: Islamic State's new recruiter-in-chief Commentary: Islamic State's new recruiter-in-chief
9 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
In their clandestine headquarters half-a-world away, the Islamic State’s terrorist leaders are surely celebrating. A huge recruiting bonanza has just been gifted to their mass-murdering cause by America’s Republican Party presidential front-runner, Donald Trump. [Read More]
Commentary: Where is GOP's heart and soul? Commentary: Where is GOP's heart and soul?
10 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The voice of the people who are the base of today’s Republican Party has come through loud and clear: “Please lie to me!” [Read More]
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