Cokie Roberts appears in the following:
Monday, November 23, 2015
The rise in terror attacks and how the U.S. should respond has become a key talking point among 2016 presidential hopefuls. According to a recent poll, GOP voters like Donald Trump's strong rhetoric.
Monday, November 02, 2015
Republican presidential campaigns discussed on Sunday how to handle the debate format going forward. The meeting took place as word came in that former Tennessee senator and actor Fred Thompson died.
Monday, October 12, 2015
The race for House speaker took an unexpected turn late last week when leading candidate, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew his name. That threw the House GOP into a leadership crisis.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Cokie Roberts offers her take on John Boehner's abrupt resignation as House speaker and what it will mean for Congress in the days to come.
Monday, September 21, 2015
Some Republican lawmakers hope Pope Francis addresses abortion in his talk this week, as a government shutdown looms over the question of federal funding for Planned Parenthood.
Monday, September 14, 2015
GOP presidential hopefuls meet on the debate stage on Wednesday. On the Democratic side, an ABC News poll shows frontrunner Hillary Clinton's numbers dropping and challenger Bernie Sanders gaining.
Monday, August 31, 2015
According to the latest poll results, Donald Trump leads the field of Republican presidential candidates in Iowa. On the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders is closing in on Hillary Clinton.
Monday, August 24, 2015
As Biden considers whether to launch a presidential bid, he met with Sen. Elizabeth Warren over the weekend. She's not running for president but has passionate supporters.
Monday, August 10, 2015
As Donald Trump gets attention for his campaign comments, his Republican rivals are trying to handle the fallout. Trump has been overshadowing the 16 other Republican presidential candidates.
Monday, August 03, 2015
On the Democratic side of the presidential race, presumed frontrunner Hillary Clinton is running into some headwinds. Reports say Vice President Joe Biden is considering getting into the race.
Monday, July 20, 2015
Donald Trump is rising in the polls and is getting all the attention when he delivers controversial speeches. A look at how the other candidates, and the Republican establishment, are responding.
Monday, July 06, 2015
Iran is clearly a matter of huge concern to the Obama administration. But are these nuclear talks making much of a splash on the presidential campaign trail or even foreign affairs issues in general?
Monday, June 29, 2015
With Republican help, President Obama received fast-track authority to negotiate trade deals. Then, the Supreme Court upheld subsidies to Obamacare and legalized same-sex marriage.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Cokie Roberts looks at the history of female figures in Washington.
Monday, May 18, 2015
GOP presidential hopefuls converged in Iowa for the Lincoln Day Dinner. More candidates are entering the presidential race, in part, because there is no obvious next-in-line for the GOP nomination.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Lawmakers in Congress will be negotiating whether to extend the Patriot Act. That's the law written following the September 11th attacks, designed to thwart future acts of terrorism in the U.S.
Monday, May 04, 2015
Pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson is set to formally announce his candidacy for president in Detroit on Monday. Also getting into the mix on Monday is former Hewlett-Packard CEO Cary Fiorina.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Public opinion on the subject of gay marriage has changed dramatically, and it will be interesting to see how the Republican presidential contenders come down on the issue.
Monday, April 20, 2015
After talking to voters in Iowa last week, Hillary Clinton will be in New Hampshire, where she already has 19 paid staffers. She wants to tell voters the election is about them — it's not about her.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Cokie Roberts introduces the resilient women who remained in America's capital after the declaration of secession, chronicling their momentous experiences.