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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: Losing the soul of our country Commentary: Losing the soul of our country
1 week ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump made this promise on the campaign trail: “I’m not going to cut Social Security like every other Republican, and I’m not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid.” [Read More]
Commentary: We have an obligation to welcome the stranger
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Commentary: We have an obligation to welcome the stranger
2 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
President Trump has revised his travel ban on immigrants and refugees and tacitly admitted that three federal courts were correct. The part of his initial order that blocked immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries was unconstitutional. [Read More]
Commentary: Anonymous sources unsurprising Commentary: Anonymous sources unsurprising
3 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
President Trump used a gathering of conservative activists to launch yet another missile attack against the news media. Unethical reporters “make up stories and make up sources,” he fumed. “They shouldn’t be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody’s name. [Read More]
Commentary: The lessons that veterans teach Commentary: The lessons that veterans teach
4 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Bob Michel, who died last week at 93, was elected to Congress from his hometown of Peoria, Ill., in 1956 and served for 38 years. As a young infantryman he had landed at Normandy shortly after D-Day, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, and earned two Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart. [Read More]
Commentary: Reality is winning Commentary: Reality is winning
5 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump has declared war on reality. And reality is winning. [Read More]
Commentary: They're terrified, not terrorists Commentary: They're terrified, not terrorists
6 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Memo to President Trump: You cannot fire federal judges or intimidate them with your tweets. They have lifetime appointments for a reason: so they can resist the pressures of politicians like you, bullies who think bluster and bravado will always get them what they want. [Read More]
Commentary: A stain on our history Commentary: A stain on our history
7 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The news coverage of President Trump’s refugee-restricting order focused on abused travelers, angry protesters and aggrieved lawyers. Those reports were useful, but they missed a much larger and more consequential point: Trump’s action was profoundly immoral and un-American. It violated our most [Read More]
Commentary: The power of real reality Commentary: The power of real reality
8 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
In the world of reality TV, Donald Trump was a king — an unrivaled ruler who loved delivering his signature judgment: “You’re fired!” As a businessman, he dealt largely with people who owed him their jobs, their contracts and their profits. He could cut them down or cut them off. [Read More]
Commentary: The value of emotional intelligence
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Commentary: The value of emotional intelligence
9 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump is a legitimate president. Sure, there are many questions about the way the election was conducted last fall, and he did lose the popular vote. But he clearly won under the Electoral College system, and the office — if not the man — deserves respect. [Read More]
Commentary: The real fight ahead Commentary: The real fight ahead
10 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Politics in Washington happens on many levels at once. Democrats are certainly right to protest the Republican rush to hold hearings on some of President-elect Trump’s cabinet picks before their ethics forms and investigations have been completed. [Read More]
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