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Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts appears in the following:

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Politics In The News: Religious Freedom Act

Monday, March 30, 2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Sunday said he supports an effort to "clarify the intent" of a new law that would allow businesses in the state to cite religious objections to refuse to serve gay people.

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2016 Presidential Campaign Has Its First Official Candidate

Monday, March 23, 2015

Republican Ted Cruz jumped into the race for the presidency, announcing his intentions in a tweet shortly after midnight Monday. Cruz is the first major candidate to outright declare he is running.

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Politics Roundup: A Balancing Act For 2016

Monday, March 16, 2015

The Republican field for 2016 is more crowded than the Democratic side. With Hillary Clinton unchallenged, the GOP can focus its attacks on a single candidate. That has some Democrats worried.

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Episode 2: The Lady Parts

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Brooke discusses the second episode of House of Cards with Cokie Roberts and Linda Wertheimer.
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Netanyahu In D.C., DHS Funding Still Not Settled

Monday, March 02, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Congress on Tuesday. Funding for the Department of Homeland Security is being negotiated by the House and Senate, they disagree over what to do.

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Homeland Security Warns Of Terrorist Threats Against U.S. Malls

Monday, February 23, 2015

The secretary of Homeland Security has issued a warning after a video purportedly from the al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab called for Muslims to attack shopping malls.

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A Closer Look At Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit

Monday, January 26, 2015

Some potential Republican candidates, such as Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush, stayed away from the event in Des Moines. Was that a smart move?

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Obama Proposes New Taxes On The Wealthy

Monday, January 19, 2015

As President Obama honors Martin Luther King J., he is also preparing for Tuesday's State of the Union speech. The White House has already revealed many of the proposals he will highlight.

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Previewing The New Year's Political Landscape

Monday, January 05, 2015

Republicans in the Senate are talking about raising gas taxes. Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker suggested a gas tax hike some time ago, and this weekend another Republican said his party is open to the idea.

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Obama Faces Tough Road With GOP-Controlled Congress

Monday, December 22, 2014

Before heading to Hawaii for vacation with the first family, President Obama held a news conference on Friday. There were wide-ranging questions, and the president only called on female journalists.

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Congress Wraps Up Spending Measure Before Holiday Recess

Monday, December 15, 2014

Over the weekend, Congress voted on a $1.1 trillion bill to keep the government open. Some lawmakers alienated colleagues by trying to sink the bill with roadblocks to draw attention to their issues.

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Congress Returns From Thanksgiving Break

Monday, December 01, 2014

Lawmakers face a funding deadline to keep the government from running out of money on Dec. 11. That funding is tied up in a variety of other issues that have nothing to do with government spending.

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