Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts appears in the following:

Politics In The News: New Hampshire Primary

Monday, February 08, 2016

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hold substantial leads in their parties' polling. On the Republican side, the positioning of second and third-place candidates could be significant as well.


I Don't Have To Answer That

Friday, January 29, 2016

Roosevelt, Kennedy, Eisenhower … they all got a pass. But today we peer back at the moment when poking into the private lives of political figures became standard practice.
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Politics In The News: State Of The Union Preview

Monday, January 11, 2016

President Obama delivers his final State of the Union of his presidency on Tuesday. The Republican presidential candidates are already preparing their attacks.


Politics In The News: Political Arena Activity Increases

Monday, January 04, 2016

President Obama talks executive action and guns, ex-President Clinton hits the campaign trail for candidate Clinton and footage of Donald Trump ends up in video posted by a Islamist militant group.


Politics In The News: Clinic Shooting; Trump's Bully Tactics

Monday, November 30, 2015

Presidential candidates have been reacting to last week's shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. Their reactions have been varied. Is that likely to make a difference in the campaign?


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.