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Toning down the rhetoric: Ohio lawmakers train to be polite
Bipartisanship civility gets a try
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE CORRESPONDENT BILL COHEN


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Repeatedly, people tell pollsters politics these days has gotten too bitter and disrespectful. And better than eight in 10 say that’s an obstacle to problem-solving.

That’s why a bipartisan group of political leaders is calling for a toning-down of political rhetoric. The National Institute for Civil Discourse, along with the Council of State Governments, today sponsored a seminar on that idea in Columbus for state lawmakers, the first of its kind in the nation. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports:

COHEN: Words you can't take back

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