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Ted Olson argues the case for civility

Attorney Ted Olson, a star in conservative legal circles, has argued 65 cases before the U.S Supreme Court, on issues ranging from the disputed 2000 election and money in politics, to same-sex marriage and the children of illegal immigrants. But his stance has not always reflected traditional conservative doctrine. Olson talked with correspondent Mo Rocca about overcoming polarization, and about his marriage, which demonstrates that opposites attract.


Senate could extend LGBTQ+ protections

As the sixth anniversary of same-sex marriage legalization approaches, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says the Senate could vote on the Equality Act this month. The legislation would extend legal protections for the LGBTQ+ community under the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In addition to the Equality Act, Senate Democrats are hoping to push forward with voting rights reform. CBS News political reporter Grace Segers joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano to discuss.

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