Obama calls for ‘spirit of civility’ at National Prayer Breakfast

By Michael A. Fletcher President Obama bemoaned the “erosion of civility” in the nation’s political debate Thursday, telling an audience … Continued

By Michael A. Fletcher

President Obama bemoaned the “erosion of civility” in the nation’s political debate Thursday, telling an audience at the National Prayer Breakfast that there is a growing sense that “something is broken” in Washington.

“Those of us in Washington are not serving the people as well as we should,” Obama said. “At times, it seems like we’re unable to listen to one another; to have at once a serious and civil debate.” spoke this morning at the National Prayer Breakfast.

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