Cokie Roberts appears in the following:
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Steve Inskeep talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts, who answers listener questions about the lame-duck session of Congress.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Commentator Cokie Roberts knew the Bush family well. She shares her personal experiences with former President George H.W. Bush and reflects on his friendship with Bill Clinton.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
How Richard Nixon used his own brand of populism to win the presidency in 1968.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Isabella Graham. Lucy Terry Prince. Judith Sargent Murray. These may not be household names, but they're as crucial to American history as some of our most celebrated founding fathers.
Monday, August 29, 2016
Political reporters are dealing with covering the presidential election fairly, but comparing the two candidates might lead to false equivalencies.
Monday, May 02, 2016
There is another big presidential primary this week. Some analysts think the contest in Indiana could seal the deal for both parties' front-runners: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Harriet Tubman will take Andrew Jackson's place on the front of the $20 bill. Hear veteran journalist Cokie Roberts talk about Tubman and other influential women during the Civil War.
Monday, March 07, 2016
Michigan and Mississippi hold primaries on Tuesday. After a flurry of weekend voting, all of the key candidates picked up delegates. Steve Inskeep talks to Ben Domenech, founder of The Federalist.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both go into the day in strong positions. Trump just scored a series of wins, and Clinton had a blowout in South Carolina over the weekend.
Monday, February 22, 2016
Coming off a dramatic weekend, the campaigns move on this week to Republican caucuses in Nevada and a Democratic primary in South Carolina. Jeb Bush dropped out of the race after the S.C. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.