Cokie Roberts, longtime ABC news reporter, dead at 75

Celebrated ABC News journalist Cokie Roberts has died, her family confirmed to the network Tuesday morning. She was 75.

“We will miss Cokie beyond measure, both for her contributions and for her love and kindness,” her family said in a statement to ABC.

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Cokie Roberts speaks during the opening ceremony for Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
BETHESDA, MD FEBRUARY 05: Journalist and author Cokie Roberts photographed in her home in Bethesda, Maryland on February 05, 2019. (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, left, of Calif., greets journalist Cokie Roberts, right, in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress in Washington. Roberts, a longtime political reporter and analyst at ABC News and NPR has died, ABC announced Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. She was 75. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 10: National Archives Foundation Vice Chair of Board Cokie Roberts and Former First Lady Laura Bush onstage at the National Archives Foundation Annual Gala at The National Archives on October 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for National Archives Foundation )
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 10: Former First Lady Laura Bush and National Archives Foundation Vice Chair of Board Cokie Roberts onstage during the National Archives Foundation Annual Gala, after Laura Bush was given the Records Of Achievement Award, at The National Archives on October 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for National Archives Foundation )
(L-R) U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, former first lady Laura Bush, and moderator Cokie Roberts participate in the "Investing in Our Future" forum at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 08: U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito and National Archives Foundation Vice-Chair Cokie Roberts attend the Rightfully Hers Grand Opening at the National Archives Museum on May 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for National Archives Rightfully Hers Exhibit Grand Opening)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: (L-R) National Women's History Museum honors Tarana Burke and Cokie Roberts on May 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for The National Women's History Museum)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 01: Cokie Roberts, Debbie Dingell and Barbara Boggs attend the AFI 50th Anniversary Gala at The Library of Congress on November 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for American Film Institute)
Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (L) talks to moderator and political journalist Cokie Roberts during the University of Southern California's Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy inaugural Symposium in Los Angeles, California September 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gus Ruelas (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS EDUCATION)
British Prime Minister Tony Blair (L) answers questions from ABC's Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts, during the broadcast of a news programme in Denver, June 22. This is the first network interview for Tony Blair since becoming prime minister. GROUP
Vice President Al Gore (L) swears in Lindy Boggs as new Ambassador to the Vatican November 12. With Boggs are her son Tommy Boggs, holding Bible, her daughter Cokie Roberts and her grandson Paul Sigmund. USA VATICAN
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