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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: Old politics, not new governance Commentary: Old politics, not new governance
21 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
After three months of post-election victory parades and promises that we’ll soon see the all-new Good Governance Grand Old Party, this was the week the Republican Party finally delivered. [Read More]
Commentary: Once again, we say 'Never again' Commentary: Once again, we say 'Never again'
22 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
“The Fuhrer has ordered that the Jewish question be solved once and for all, and that we, the SS, are to implement the order. I have therefore earmarked Auschwitz for this purpose.” [Read More]
Commentary: Muslims must reclaim faith Commentary: Muslims must reclaim faith
24 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today, we must try to look beyond the horrific reality the world witnessed a week ago when Islamic terrorists killed 17 people in Paris. While never forgetting those tragedies, we must also focus on a series of far more massive massacres. [Read More]
Commentary: Closing a gap in Mario Cuomo's legacy Commentary: Closing a gap in Mario Cuomo's legacy
25 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Accolades and oft-told anecdotes have been rolling in ever since Mario Cuomo — the most famous politician of his era who never became president (indeed, never even ran for the job!) — died of heart failure on New Year’s Day, at age 82. [Read More]
Commentary: It's time to fight robocall scams Commentary: It's time to fight robocall scams
26 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The attackers struck without warning during the hectic holiday season, pinpointing a target in our homeland from half a world away. It was your home telephone. [Read More]
Commentary: Another presidential promise to Cuba Commentary: Another presidential promise to Cuba
28 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Thousands in Miami’s sunny Orange Bowl stood and cheered as one, thrilled to ecstasy by what they’d just witnessed on the field. Surely no football star had ever thrilled a crowd quite the way these faithful true believers were just moved by the young man down on the field. [Read More]
Commentary: A tortured gaze into terror's mirror Commentary: A tortured gaze into terror's mirror
29 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
On Thursday, April 12, 2007, as then-CIA Director Michael V. Hayden was testifying behind closed doors about his agency’s ultra-secret methods of interrogating top terror suspects, Washington was already erupting in a battle of accusations and name-calling. [Read More]
Commentary: Schumer's big-government fix it fixation Commentary: Schumer's big-government fix it fixation
30 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
There’s a surefire trick the capital city’s chattering heads learned long ago, while working the talk-for-pay circuit out in the heartland. [Read More]
Commentary: Debunking the Benghazi bunk Commentary: Debunking the Benghazi bunk
31 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
One of Washington’s worst-kept secrets is how to officially release a not-so-good news story and still keep it at least semi-secret. The answer is: Just dump it into the news stream late on a Friday night. [Read More]
Commentary: It's fight night over immigration reform Commentary: It's fight night over immigration reform
32 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Welcome to the Cable News Boxing Channel. Tonight, like every night, our main event features the same two heavyweights — congressional Republicans versus the Obama White House. [Read More]
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