Cokie Roberts http://kunc.org en Pope's Resignation News Pauses Runup To Obama's Speech http://kunc.org/post/popes-resignation-news-pauses-runup-obamas-speech Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And this is the day of the week when we normally talk to our MORNING EDITION contributor Cokie Roberts about politics. This morning, though, politics and the runup to the president's State of the Union Address tomorrow have been overshadowed by the news out of Rome.<p>So we've asked Cokie, a longtime Vatican watcher, to weigh in on the announcement that Pope Benedict is resigning at the end of this month.<p>And good morning, Cokie.<p>COKIE ROBERTS, BYLINE: Hi, Renee. Well, this is politics, of course. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 14:44:00 +0000 Cokie Roberts 40032 at http://kunc.org State Of The Union Message To Focus On Economy http://kunc.org/post/politics-news-29 Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep.<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And I'm Renee Montagne.<p>President Obama goes before a joint session of Congress tomorrow evening to deliver his State of the Union message. White House briefers say the president plans to bring the national conversation back to the economy, after weeks of focusing on immigration and gun violence.<p>Here for more insight is Cokie Roberts, who joins us most Mondays. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:26:00 +0000 Cokie Roberts 40017 at http://kunc.org Bipartisan Group Agrees To Overhauling Immigration http://kunc.org/post/bipartisan-group-agrees-overhauling-immigration Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And I'm Renee Montagne.<p>We have a clearer picture this morning of just what an immigration overhaul might look like.<p>INSKEEP: A bipartisan group of senators is spreading word that they have agreed on principles for change.<p>MONTAGNE: The proposal would include a pathway to citizen for millions of people now in the U.S. illegally. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Steve Inskeep & Cokie Roberts 39364 at http://kunc.org With Weeks Until Election, What's Next? http://kunc.org/post/weeks-until-election-whats-next Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Now that the Democratic convention is over, polls show President Obama pulling ahead of Mitt Romney, not by so much, but the change did show up in several surveys. Let's talk about that and more with Cokie Roberts, who joins us most Mondays.<p>Cokie, good morning.<p>COKIE ROBERTS, BYLINE: Hi, Steve.<p>INSKEEP: Any surprise in the polls over the weekend?<p>ROBERTS: Yeah, I think so. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 09:17:00 +0000 Cokie Roberts 33430 at http://kunc.org Jobs Creation, Economy In The Spotlight http://kunc.org/post/jobs-creation-economy-spotlight President Obama is scheduled to deliver a long-awaited speech on jobs this week. Mon, 05 Sep 2011 10:48:48 +0000 Cokie Roberts 13997 at http://kunc.org