Don Gonyea

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Fallen Soldier's Mother Says Trump Disrespected Her Son And Family

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The controversy began with a question about the president's lack of response to the deaths of U.S. soldiers in Niger. It took another turn on Wednesday with a dispute over his comments to a widow.

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How The NRA Uses Its Political Clout: An Early Lesson In Oklahoma

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Rep. Mike Synar, a Democrat, had the National Rifle Association's backing in 1980. But by 1994, his positions had changed, and so had the NRA's. Here's how the group worked to defeat him.

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A Look At The Political Clout Of The National Rifle Association

Monday, October 16, 2017

Not only can the NRA marshal its grassroots to boost its preferred candidate, but it holds in reserve the power to fund and support primary challengers. That threat became real for an eight-term incumbent Democratic lawmaker from Oklahoma who voted for the assault weapons ban in 1994.

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News Brief: Price's Flights, NFL Protests, Catalan Referendum

Friday, September 29, 2017

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price says he will pay back part of the cost of his charter flights. Also, more NFL players may protest Trump's national anthem comments.

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Football Fans Tackle Recent National Anthem Protests

Friday, September 29, 2017

Some protests continued in the National Football League after President Trump attacked players who have knelt during the national anthem. Fans in Wisconsin weighed in.

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Democratic Voters Are Skeptical Of Any Immigration Deal With Trump

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Negotiations between Democratic congressional leaders and President Trump over the fate of the DACA program is being met with skepticism by Democratic voters and immigration activists in New York.

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Conservatives Express Outrage Over Trump's Reported DACA Deal With Democrats

Thursday, September 14, 2017

There is anger among conservatives over reports of a deal between the president and Democratic leaders that would allow DACA recipients — brought into the U.S. illegally as children — to stay in the county and avoid deportation. Critics call it amnesty, and they are especially upset that the agreement that would also enhance border security, does not include building the border wall.

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Labor Movement Faces Challenges Amid Growing Public Support For Unions

Monday, September 04, 2017

In upcoming elections, the labor movement has among its challenges reaching every union member in a personal way about what's at stake and what the facts are, the head of the AFL-CIO told NPR.

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President Trump Turns Up The Volume On Political Attacks

Friday, August 25, 2017

The attacks against members of his party followed strong bipartisan criticism he faced after his reaction to the white nationalist march in Charlottesville, Va. He also kept up attacks on the media.

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In Iowa, Trump Voters Evaluate The President's Performance

Friday, August 11, 2017

Polls show a steady decline in President Trump's approval ratings. Much of that has been dissatisfaction from independent voters who once supported him, but there's some softening of GOP support.

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In Iowa, Many Republicans Stand By Trump Despite Recent Missteps

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Republican voters in Iowa weigh in on the failure of the health care repeal effort, the Russia investigations and the Trump administration's recent effort to limit immigration.

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I've Been Everywhere: A Political Reporter's Landmark Moment

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Election campaigns are a great way for reporters to see the U.S. NPR's Don Gonyea checked off visiting state number 50 on a visit to Wyoming, and says it was a great way to mark the milestone.

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After Surviving A Nashville Flood, Raul Malo's Gibson Guitar Gets A New Lease On Life

Saturday, July 29, 2017

The Mavericks frontman thought his Gibson was gone for good after it was submerged in the 2010 flood. But thanks to a local luthier, the beloved guitar has been restored, ready for more rock 'n' roll.

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McCain Delivers Key Health Care Vote — And Then Blasts The Process

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Sen. John McCain — who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer — made a dramatic return to the Senate Tuesday and voted yes in the GOP effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

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George W. Bush And Bill Clinton Talk Leadership In Dallas

Friday, July 14, 2017

The two former presidents have bonded since leaving office. The event was a graduation ceremony at the George W. Bush Presidential Center for the latest group of Presidential Leadership Scholars.

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Donald Trump Jr. Plays Down Russian Lawyer Meeting

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The president's eldest son told Fox News' Sean Hannity that he didn't tell his father about a 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer because it was "nothing ... a wasted 20 minutes."

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Morning News Brief: Donald Trump Jr.'s Emails, Citizenship For Military Service

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. said in an interview with Fox News that "in retrospect," he would have done things differently when meeting with a Russian lawyer last year.

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Christie Blasts N.J. Caller: 'I Love Getting Calls From Communists In Montclair'

Monday, July 10, 2017

"You have bad optics and you're a bully," an agitated radio caller told the GOP governor, who's been reeling from missteps and sagging approval ratings.

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Morning News Brief: Uber CEO Resigns, GOP Wins In Georgia, Russia Investigation

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Kara Swisher of Recode discusses the resignation of Uber's controversial CEO Travis Kalanick. Also, Republican Karen Handel won a special election in Georgia, dashing Democrats' hopes for an upset.

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Republican Karen Handel Wins Georgia Special Election

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Republican Karen Handel has won the special congressional election in Georgia. It was the most expensive House race ever and disappointed Democrats' hopes for an upset.

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