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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: VA reformer's successes get delayed Commentary: VA reformer's successes get delayed
2 days 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
1 week 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]
Commentary: How to fix a news break Commentary: How to fix a news break
2 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
West Virginia’s Democrats were trapped in a most undemocratic predicament in Tuesday’s presidential primary election: They had to vote without being told of a significant news development about the most exciting Democrat in the race. [Read More]
Commentary: How Grand Old Party got Trumped Commentary: How Grand Old Party got Trumped
3 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
One of the great puzzlements of modern presidential politics will forever be that it took the Republican Party’s elites three-quarters of a year to wise up to the fact that Donald Trump was stealing their party right out from under their upturned noses. [Read More]
Commentary: Look at the old evil money in politics Commentary: Look at the old evil money in politics
5 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
It’s time for us to do another column of hard-hitting punditry about the evils of big money in politics. So let’s focus in depth on the outrage we all just witnessed in Tuesday’s New York presidential primaries. [Read More]
Commentary: A revealing campaign public service Commentary: A revealing campaign public service
7 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today we are focusing on two of the greatest crimes being committed against our democracy, even as we speak. [Read More]
Commentary: Our recurring dream about nuclear terror Commentary: Our recurring dream about nuclear terror
8 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Our global nuclear nightmare is back in the news, Page 1 and prime time. [Read More]
Commentary: A call to action for tomorrow's heroes Commentary: A call to action for tomorrow's heroes
9 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The bloody slaughter and grievous wounding of innocents abroad compels us to focus today on the tough truths underlying any chance we have for winning the war against global terror. Or at least not losing it. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP dug trap, then jumped into it Commentary: GOP dug trap, then jumped into it
10 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
On the morning after yet another tumultuous Super Tuesday presidential primary night, Washington got back to its familiar gridlock — this time over the important constitutional duty of filling a Supreme Court vacancy. [Read More]
Commentary: How Clinton got her dubious distinction Commentary: How Clinton got her dubious distinction
11 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Hillary Clinton, ever the optimistic front-runner, ended her Michigan primary campaign eagerly looking ahead. After all, the pollsters were assuring her everything would turn out fine. [Read More]
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