Comments for: Mitchell decries political discord, urges increased voter participation

Posted Sept. 25, 2012, at 5:30 p.m.

ORONO | Political discourse in the United States is worse today than it was early in the 19th century, when personal attacks were rampant and duels were considered an honorable way to settle disputes between political rivals, according to former U.S. Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell. Mitchell, a …

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