Cokie Roberts appears in the following:
Monday, May 20, 2013
How could a barrage of controversies over Libya, the IRS and reporters' phone records affect President Obama's agenda and the 2014 elections. The president and his team have spent much of the past week answering questions, or deflecting questions, about three controversies.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Have Republicans finally succeeded in persuading the public at large that the Benghazi attack wasn't just a tragedy but actually a huge scandal? Another big problem for the Obama administration was revealed last week:the IRS was paying special attention to conservative political groups.
Monday, May 06, 2013
The situation in Syria seems to have the Obama administration scrambling in the face of what appear to be no good options. Public opinion does not favor military intervention. On a different front, the president pushed for overhauling immigration while in Latin America last week.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The Obama administration has acknowledged that chemical weapons have been used in the war in Syria. That assessment has unleashed a wave of criticism of the president's handling of the Syrian situation.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Members of Congress are already expressing how they think the suspect in the marathon bombing case should be questioned and tried. Some lawmakers are also using the attack in Boston to argue both for and against overhauling immigration and gun control.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Guns and immigration are both expected to top the agenda on Capitol Hill this week. And some people are sensing an outbreak of bipartisanship on both matters.
Monday, April 08, 2013
For years, Republicans have complained that the president has never sent a detailed blueprint. This time, the president's team says the spending plan will be very detailed.
Monday, March 25, 2013
The economy remains at the top of the list of voter concerns. And this weekend, for the first time in four years, the Democratically-controlled Senate passed a budget plan aimed at getting the federal deficit under control. That plan was very different from the budget passed by the House.
Friday, March 01, 2013
The Vatican is now under the control of the cardinals who will elect a new leader of the Catholic Church. On Thursday, Pope Benedict gave up his ring, cape and red papal shoes and became pope emeritus.
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Friday, August 31, 2012
Monday, February 13, 2012
The Obama administration officially lays out its economic blueprint for the next fiscal year on Monday. He'll announce the 2013 budget at Northern Virginia Community College, where he'll push for more investment in community colleges and job training.
Monday, January 30, 2012
The Republican Party holds its fourth presidential nominating contest in Florida Tuesday. Since the South Carolina primary, politicians and former politicians in the party have been been coming out against Newt Gingrich as president.
Monday, June 21, 2010
Cokie Roberts, NPR senior news analyst and political commentator for ABC News, discusses the latest on the BP oil spill and cleanup efforts.