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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: America needs 'Murrow moment' Commentary: America needs 'Murrow moment'
6 days ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The headline over the lead story in The New York Times was stunning in its directness: “Donald Trump Clung to ‘Birther’ Lie for Years, and Still Isn’t Apologetic.” [Read More]
Commentary: Welcoming the wretched refuse Commentary: Welcoming the wretched refuse
3 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The Obama administration recently announced that it would meet its goal of accepting 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the fiscal year. That statement highlights the fact that our national policy toward refugees provides one of the starkest differences between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. [Read More]
Commentary: Presidential candidates failing the trade test Commentary: Presidential candidates failing the trade test
4 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Free trade strongly boosts the American economy. With only 5 percent of the world’s population, we depend heavily on foreign countries to buy our products and services. Domestic industries and individual families benefit from low-cost raw materials and consumer goods imported from abroad. [Read More]
Commentary: The haters always lose Commentary: The haters always lose
5 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Rocky Suhayda, chairman of the American Nazi Party, wrote recently to his followers: “Donald Trump’s campaign statements, if nothing else, have SHOWN that ‘our views’ are NOT so ‘unpopular’ as the Political Correctness crowd have told everyone they are!” [Read More]
Commentary: Trump can't help being himself
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Commentary: Trump can't help being himself
6 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The New York Times detailed how Donald Trump’s advisers had pleaded with him to become a more disciplined, credible candidate. “Mr. Trump bowed to his team’s entreaties,” the Times reported. “It was time, he agreed, to get on track.” [Read More]
Commentary: We still have a long way to go Commentary: We still have a long way to go
7 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
This election is not over. True, Hillary Clinton is the heavy favorite. She leads Donald Trump by an average of 8 points in national polls, and she’s well ahead in key states Trump needs to win, like Pennsylvania and Michigan. [Read More]
Commentary: 'A cure worse than the disease'
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Commentary: 'A cure worse than the disease'
8 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
One of the most important political events of the summer took place recently in a federal courtroom in Virginia. There, a three-judge panel unanimously rejected several North Carolina laws that were deliberately designed, they found, to reduce the strength of African-American voters. [Read More]
Commentary: It's about time Commentary: It's about time
9 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
With the history-making nomination of Hillary Clinton, the party that prides itself on inclusion has finally recognized one-half of the human race. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump's strategy revealed Commentary: Trump's strategy revealed
10 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
CLEVELAND — Two topics getting a lot of attention here last week won’t matter much in the fall. One is the Republican platform; the other is Donald Trump’s choice of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate. [Read More]
Commentary: Kicking furiously, heading for land Commentary: Kicking furiously, heading for land
11 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
There actually is some good news in the world. As images of violence fill our tablets and TV screens — from Dallas to Paris, Orlando to Istanbul — every day also contains small acts of courage, generosity and devotion. [Read More]
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