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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: Cheney helps put Clinton in perspective Commentary: Cheney helps put Clinton in perspective
12 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Common sense tells us — and national security sense implores us — that we must find a way of measuring the significance of a years-old tale about Hillary Clinton that resurfaced anew in a conservative author’s book and on the front page of The New York Times. [Read More]
Commentary: Newsless in Washington Commentary: Newsless in Washington
13 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Last Saturday night, the annual newsfeed known as the White House Correspondents' Dinner was caught-in-the-act, on live TV, of demonstrating that it is an institution that has outlived its uselessness. [Read More]
Commentary: It's time for a gentle Russian Spring Commentary: It's time for a gentle Russian Spring
14 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Inside Russia, this should have been labeled "NEWSBREAK: Some long-unpaid workers found an untraditional way to at least talk truth to power." [Read More]
Commentary: Here's a tip - wait until the race starts Commentary: Here's a tip - wait until the race starts
15 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
With the Kentucky Derby just two weeks away, it's time to remind ourselves of just how time-wasting and meaningless it can be if we tune in way too early to television's race day coverage. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary could use truth-telling adviser Commentary: Hillary could use truth-telling adviser
16 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Hillary Clinton has long seemed to be operating under a potentially devastating political handicap, one she apparently hasn't really recognized, let alone fixed. [Read More]
Commentary: Gay marriage gambit proves a wreck for GOP Commentary: Gay marriage gambit proves a wreck for GOP
17 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
This was a week when the Republican Party found yet another way to create a public relations pile-up. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP's first policy springtime Commentary: GOP's first policy springtime
19 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
There’s a time-tested Washington way to quickly measure freshly floated ideas. It is to ignore what the floater-in-chief says about it, but focus big time on what the other side says. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP undercuts Obama, heritage Commentary: GOP undercuts Obama, heritage
20 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The Grand Old Party’s decline and fall from political grace and grandeur is accelerating at a pace that is more than just astonishing. It is frankly sad for those who have Republicans’ best interests — and America’s — at heart. [Read More]
Commentary: How GOP endangered its own security Commentary: How GOP endangered its own security
21 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The Republican Party may well have put its destiny on display for all to see this past week. For months, its leaders had promised us their new Republican-controlled Congress would hit the ground running to show America the GOP can not only govern, but actually make Washington work. [Read More]
Commentary: Giuliani smears way to success Commentary: Giuliani smears way to success
22 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
If Rudy Giuliani didn’t already exist, the Grand Old Party’s hate-driven wingers would have had to invent him. [Read More]
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