Cokie Roberts

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Politics In The News: Terrorism Becomes Major Campaign Issue

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.


Politics In The News: GOP Debates; Fred Thompson Dies At 73

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.


Politics In The News

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.


Cokie Roberts Analyzes A Dramatic Week In Politics

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.


Pope's Speech To Congress Comes At A Politically Tricky Time

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.


Politics In The News: Latest On Polls, Debate News

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.


Politics In The News: Iowa Poll News

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.


Politics In The News: Is Joe Biden Nearing A Presidential Run?

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.


Politics In The News: Trump Campaign Comments

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.


Will Another Democrat Make A Bid For The Presidency?

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.


How Should Republicans Deal With Donald Trump?

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.


Politics In The News: Iran Nuclear Talks

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?


Politics In The News: Obama's Successful Week In Washington

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.


Cokie Roberts and Women in Washington

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Cokie Roberts looks at the history of female figures in Washington.

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Politics In The News: Republican Presidential Field Gets Crowded

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.


Politics In The News: Patriot Act

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.


More Republicans To Jump Into GOP Presidential Mix

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.


Same-Sex Supreme Court Case Raises Political Issues

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.


Clinton Returns To New Hampshire, Site Of 2008 Comeback

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.


The Women Who Forever Changed Washington D.C. During the Civil War

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.

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