Civility in a Senate Committee

Rory E. Riley-Topping at The Hill: At a time when partisan bickering has become the norm on Capitol Hill…a showing of bipartisanship and civility there deserves mention. Enter the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, led by new Chairman Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)...

Dialogue and Civility

Robert Wilkes at Divided We Fall: In America the people are sovereign. That’s a premise we can all agree on, right? See! Civility isn’t so hard. We agree already! Well, no… It is actually quite hard, as we all know, and it’s getting worse. If civility continues to...

Another Prayer for Civility

The Chaplain, Dr. Barry C. Black, offered the following prayer on January 23: Almighty God, our rock of ages, be omnipresent during this impeachment trial, providing our Senators with the assuring awareness  of Your powerful involvement. May they strive to have a...

A Prayer for Civility

The Chaplain, Dr. Barry C. Black, offered the following prayer on January 22: Let us pray. Sovereign God, author of liberty, we gather in this historic Chamber  for the solemn responsibility of these impeachment proceedings. Give  wisdom to the distinguished Chief...

Chris Sununu on Civility

A release from New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu: Today, Governor Chris Sununu issued the following statement after signing an Executive Order Regarding Respect and Civility in the Workplace:   “Granite Staters have always taken great pride in the care...

Civility Summit in Kansas

Jonathan Shorman at the Wichita Eagle: “Politics ain’t beanbag,” the famous saying goes. But Kansas lawmakers hope it doesn’t have to be mean, either.   Some legislators would like to brush up on how to be kinder to one another. Republican and Democratic leaders...