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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: The art of a deal with Putin Commentary: The art of a deal with Putin
13 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
This is one of those rare moments when it is imperative that President-elect Donald Trump not wait until Inauguration Day but act now to potentially save lives in Syria, Ukraine and maybe elsewhere. [Read More]
Commentary: In Aleppo - Never again, yet again Commentary: In Aleppo - Never again, yet again
14 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The latest monument to the legacy of President Barack Obama’s Nobel Prize-winning global leadership fills our news screens. [Read More]
Commentary: Rethinking Trump's key adviser Commentary: Rethinking Trump's key adviser
15 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today we will be reflecting upon the most important job a president must fill to keep our homeland and our planet as safe as possible. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump delivers on campaign promise Commentary: Trump delivers on campaign promise
16 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
This was a time-warped week when everything you ever needed to know about the entire 2016 presidential campaign — the good, the bad, the ugly, the wacky and the whack-a-mole nasty — played out in a blizzard of breaking news on the screens that feed us our infotainment news. [Read More]
Commentary: Why pundits miss reality in plain sight Commentary: Why pundits miss reality in plain sight
18 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
It’s been a week now since the presidential reality boggled the precast minds of politics, punditry and even fact-based journalism. Ever since, the experts of our craft have been owning up to their predictive failures by issuing collective, blame-sharing wea culpas. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP has long animosity to Hillary Commentary: GOP has long animosity to Hillary
19 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
In the summer of 1992, Houston was typically broiling, and inside the air-conditioned comfort of the Astrodome, things at the Republican National Convention were getting even hotter. [Read More]
Commentary: Buck stops - and FBI chief flops Commentary: Buck stops - and FBI chief flops
20 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
When it comes to sitting tall in the saddle and taming the bucking broncos of the FBI amid the tumult of American presidential campaign politics, this is indeed James Comey’s first rodeo. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump potential inciter-in-chief Commentary: Trump potential inciter-in-chief
21 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
In the final daze of this tumultuous, mad-as-hell presidential campaign, America suddenly seems to be hurtling toward a clear and present danger, a prospect so perilous I want to call your attention to it. Before it is too late. [Read More]
Commentary: Vladimir Putin's American insider Commentary: Vladimir Putin's American insider
22 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
With just three weeks to go until Election Day, one political figure has already achieved the sort of stunning American political success famous predecessors never dreamed would be possible. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump hits GOP leaders where they live Commentary: Trump hits GOP leaders where they live
23 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The sorry saga of the Republican Party’s fitful embrace of Donald Trump can best be told by borrowing an old template originally shaped by a faraway Protestant pastor who wanted to tell a very different story in a very different era. [Read More]
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