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COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS

Cokie and Steven V. Roberts write a column distributed by the Newspaper Enterprise Association.

Articles by COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS

Commentary: The guys don't get it Commentary: The guys don't get it
5 days ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The guys still don’t get it. The latest example of men behaving badly is Michael Hayden, the former CIA director. He said on Fox that Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the chair of the Intelligence Committee, was motivated by a “deep emotional feeling” when she endorsed a still-secret report ... [Read More]
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Commentary: When facts become casualties in political discourse Commentary: When facts become casualties in political discourse
2 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Rep. Mike Rogers, the Michigan Republican who heads the House Intelligence Committee, recently announced he’s quitting his job to host a radio talk show. [Read More]
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Commentary: Senior Officers Protective Association
3 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
“The Army has disgraced us all with the Sinclair sentence.” That’s what our friend, a retired general, wrote about the case of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair, who was accused of serious sexual misconduct with three women under his command. [Read More]
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Commentary: Don't jump to conclusions -- Election's not quite over yet Commentary: Don't jump to conclusions -- Election's not quite over yet
4 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Democrats are reeling. They’re playing defense, not offense. Their loss in a Florida election for a vacant House seat — in a district President Obama carried twice — was a devastating blow. [Read More]
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Commentary: Pragmatists, purists and power Commentary: Pragmatists, purists and power
5 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. — On one side are the pragmatists: Republicans who want to be part of the governing process and accept compromise as the price of participation. On the other are the purists, who prefer playing gadfly to governing and equate compromise with betrayal. [Read More]
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Commentary: Maps versus markets in Ukraine
6 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The crisis in Ukraine highlights two truths about international politics: Some things have not changed since the end of the Cold War. And some things have changed a lot. [Read More]
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Commentary: The triumph of TARP Commentary: The triumph of TARP
7 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
One of our favorite political stories took place during Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign in 1964. A friend was standing outside a Goldwater rally when a woman burst from the room, tears streaming down her face. [Read More]
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Commentary: An outbreak of sanity
8 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Reports by presidential commissions are often like those statues that dominate public squares in Washington: massive in size, but opaque in origin and quickly obscured by a thick layer of grime. [Read More]
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Commentary: The political cowards running Congress Commentary: The political cowards running Congress
9 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
John Boehner and Harry Reid deserve each other. But the American people deserve better than either one. [Read More]
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Commentary: The hand over the lens Commentary: The hand over the lens
10 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The top Super Bowl highlight was not Peyton Manning struggling or Renee Fleming singing or even that adorable puppy nuzzling a horse in the Budweiser commercial. It was Bill O’Reilly grilling Barack Obama. [Read More]
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