Many say the current presidential race is the most uncivilized in modern American history. Civility in public discourse, why it seems to have hit a new low and long-term implications for the democratic process.
With just six weeks to go before the first ballots are cast in the Iowa Caususes, we look at where the candidates stand on the issues, the latest polls and whether voters are learning or not learning about the candidates from the many debates.
- Richard Kimball President of Project Vote Smart
- Stuart Rothenberg editor and publisher of the Rothenberg Political Report
- Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
- E.J. Dionne Jr. senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, Washington Post columnist, and author of "Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith and Politics After the Religious Right" and of "Stand Up Fight Back."
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