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University of Notre Dame President and member of The Commission on Presidential Debates, The Reverend John Jenkins talks about moral education and the cure for incivility in an age of entrenched partisanship.
Alexander Heffner, who succeeded his grandfather and mentor Richard D. Heffner, said “the importance of public broadcasting and elevating our discourse into something substantive and meaningful were values that were instilled in me.”
After a lackluster performance in the first presidential debate against Republican challenger Mitt Romney, President Obama and his advisers hunkered into boot-camp mode, with the goal of a stark course correction.
Christie has not yet sold his soul to the antique breed of conservatism that is losing traction with Americans coming of age. But he has a distance to go. If he wants to reverse his party’s fate, he will have to articulate a more millennial-friendly vision of conservatism.
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