WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) – Veteran journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts has died.

She passed away in Washington Tuesday of complications from breast cancer.

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She covered politics for ABC News and NPR for decades.

She also worked at CBS News and PBS before joining ABC in 1988.

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Considered a trailblazer in broadcasting, Roberts went on to win three Emmy awards.

She’s survived by her husband, two children and six grandchildren.

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She was 75.