Does it sometimes feel as if our politics has us all backed into ideological corners? Does it seem as if insults and name-calling have taken the place of civil dialogue – that incivility has gone viral? It may not just be manners that seem threatened these days; it may be our very notion of democracy. Martha Teichner talks with New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg, constitutional lawyer Alan Dershowitz and professor Keith Bybee about the courseness of public discourse; and with Ohio Representatives Steve Stivers and Joyce Beatty, about their cross-aisle efforts to increase civility and respect inside and outside of Congress.
Democratic socialists Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a New York congressional candidate, discuss who voters look to as the leader of the Democratic party.
Sen. Marco Rubio tells "Face the Nation" that his views "differ" than that of the president's on the issue of FBI surveillance
Does it seem as if insults and name-calling have taken the place of civil dialogue? It may not just be manners that seem threatened these days; it may be our very notion of democracy
"We can't go back and change what happened. As I said, it was not a good moment, but it was what it was," Rubio told "Face the Nation" on Sunday
"I think they're trying, and they're doing the best they can to try to do so," Rubio said of the administration's efforts to reunite families
"Well, when your mother's born in a certain place, and I had a great mother, a beautiful, wonderful mother a tremendous heart, and she loved Scotland," president said