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Putting Congressional Civility In Perspective

Mar 31, 2010 (Talk of the Nation)

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In Congress, discourse deteriorated during the health care debate. Notably, Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas) yelled out "baby killer" on the House floor.

But it's not a new phenomenon, nor is it the province of a single political party.

Guests:

Ken Rudin, political editor and Political Junkie for NPR

Lou Frey, former Republican Congressman and editor of Political Rules of the Road

Scott Horsley, White House correspondent, NPR

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