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Former senators call for more civility in national politics

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Former U.S. Sens. Max Baucus and Al Simpson made a case for political civility as the two discussed national topics at a public forum

 

December 6, 2017



BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Former U.S. Sens. Max Baucus and Al Simpson made a case for political civility as the two discussed national topics at a public forum.

Baucus, a Montana Democrat, and Simpson, a Wyoming Republican, called for more respect and understanding during the Monday event hosted by Montana State University Billings and Yellowstone Public Radio.

The senators contrasted the current climate in the Senate with how things were done in their day, citing their ongoing friendship as an example.

“They have to understand each other,” Simpson said. “Max and I didn’t always agre...



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