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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: Mixed messages sent from convention Commentary: Mixed messages sent from convention
5 days ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
So there I was, enjoying the spectacle of Republicans enjoying their spectacle. It was Tuesday night and these Grand Old Party delegates were reveling in their newest conventional fun and frolic at their convention in Cleveland. [Read More]
Commentary: Ryan may be Trump's kind of guy Commentary: Ryan may be Trump's kind of guy
2 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The potential best of what was once a Grand Old Party was on display for all the world to see Tuesday night. [Read More]
Commentary: Comey balances Clinton justice Commentary: Comey balances Clinton justice
3 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
When you want to put major news events into proper perspective, it helps to use your Time Machine. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump might topple 'blue wall' Commentary: Trump might topple 'blue wall'
4 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
It’s been exactly one year since Donald Trump convulsed America’s political pros and punditocracy in howls of hilarity with his vow to build his Trump wall across our southern border and somehow make Mexico pay for it. [Read More]
Commentary: Florida gun guy's common sense Commentary: Florida gun guy's common sense
5 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Sen. Bill Nelson, a common-sense moderate Democrat from Florida, stood on the floor of the U.S. Senate Monday and spoke, for just a bit, about the days when I first got to know him. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP needs superdelegate rescue Commentary: GOP needs superdelegate rescue
6 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Splashed all over the news this week is precisely the sort of political crisis many party leaders were terrified about — more than three decades ago. Their solution was to invent a most unconventional convention concept: superdelegates. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP leaders' profiles in trepidation Commentary: GOP leaders' profiles in trepidation
7 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The Unmaking of the Grand Old Party is playing out on a screen near you. And although it seems to be stuck in an unending loop of slow-motion replays, please do not call your help desk. [Read More]
Commentary: Measuring stick for Trump support Commentary: Measuring stick for Trump support
8 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today we are here to help readers who are feeling understandably besieged, beleaguered and beset because they once proudly voted for Republicans for president and now don’t know what to do. [Read More]
Commentary: VA reformer's successes get delayed Commentary: VA reformer's successes get delayed
9 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
For several weeks, I had been reporting for a column that would urge a very specific action that our next president needs to not only undertake but announce way early. [Read More]
Commentary: Safe-skies solution begins with reality check Commentary: Safe-skies solution begins with reality check
10 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
We live in an age where threats of global terror must always be on our minds. So when we learned that the Transportation Security Administration agents who are supposed to keep us safe when we fly failed almost every secret undercover test last year. [Read More]
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