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Don Gonyea

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Lawyers, Ready Your Pens: November Elections Could Mean Recounts

Thursday, August 21, 2014

With the electorate as polarized as ever and the promise of plenty of close House and Senate elections this November, lawyers are already preparing for the recounts that are almost certain to follow.

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An Unprecedented Transfer Of Power Marked Ford's Presidency

Monday, August 18, 2014

In the wake of President Nixon's resignation, Gerald Ford assumed the presidency inheriting a nation divided over Watergate and distracted from pressing domestic and international events.

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Kentucky's Big Senate Contest Highlight Of Political Picnic

Monday, August 04, 2014

For 134 years, politicians have attended a festival in western Kentucky called Fancy Farm. This festival drew a crowd — in part, because Kentucky has a close contest for a seat in the U.S. Senate.

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Forget Tea Pot Dome: Harding's Love Letters Make For A New Steamy Scandal

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Library of Congress has released the rather racy love letters that former President Warren G. Harding sent to his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips.

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While Campaigning For Other Democrats, Sen. Warren Gains Fans

Friday, July 18, 2014

Senator Elizabeth Warren has had a busy mid-term election season campaigning for Democratic Senate hopefuls — especially women — across the country. Warren has ruled out a presidential run in 2016.

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Like Clockwork, Impeachment Talk Surfaces — But Action's Unlikely

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Citing a list of grievances, some conservative advocates have been raising the possibility of impeaching President Obama. But the calls have become routine in the second term of the modern presidency.

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In The Battle To Host The 2016 GOP, It's Alt Country Vs. Rock

Sunday, June 29, 2014

The Republicans have narrowed down their choices for their 2016 convention to Dallas and Cleveland. If the vote depended upon which one had the best theme music, it would be a tough decision.

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Die-Hard Fans Still Fill The Grids With Balls And Strikes

Sunday, June 29, 2014

In an age-old ritual, baseball fans, wielding pencils and scorecards, annotate every play of a game from the stands. The dying practice still has some hard-core practitioners.

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Meet The New Stars Of Campaign Ads: Mom And Dad

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The smiling spouse, kids and a dog once made for a perfect campaign ad. But politicians are increasingly turning to their parents to help them make the pitch to voters.

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The Specter Of Iraq Haunts The Political Life Of Barack Obama

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

From his time as an Illinois state senator to his role as U.S. commander in chief, President Obama's political life has been defined by the issue of Iraq — and not necessarily because he wanted it to.

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Ladles, Feathers, Squibs And Hooks: Doc Emrick's Keys To Calling A Pass

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Legendary NHL play-by-play announcer Michael "Doc" Emrick takes a break from the Stanley Cup finals to discuss how he prepares for calling games, as well as the many ways to describe a pass.

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As News Of Cantor's Upset Settles, A Shakeup Still Looms On The Hill

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was upset in his district's Republican primary, a defeat that has sent shock waves through the GOP, from the party's leadership down through the rank and file.

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Clinton Uses 'Hard Choices' Book Tour To Steer Benghazi Message

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Republicans have been using the 2012 attack in Libya against her. Analysts say while Hillary Clinton is talking about Benghazi, she is defining the issue herself well ahead of any political campaign.

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Senate Expected To Approve Sebelius Replacement At HHS

Thursday, June 05, 2014

The Senate votes Thursday on the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Health and Human Services Secretary, replacing Kathleen Sebelius. Burwell was running the Office of Management and Budget.

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With California Campaign, Political Pundit Decides To Try It Himself

Monday, June 02, 2014

What happens when a political expert puts down his pundit hat and actually runs for office? Ask Dan Schnur, a professor and political analyst who is now running to be California's secretary of state.

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Mitt Romney Emerges As A Player In Midterm Elections

Monday, June 02, 2014

The ex-presidential candidate is on the campaign trail, picking winners in a number of key primaries. He says his goal is to help the GOP have a great 2014, including seizing control of the Senate.

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Former Obama Campaigner Tries Running For Himself In Iowa

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Brad Anderson helped the president in Iowa in 2008 and 2012, but he's never campaigned on his own behalf. He cites Obama as an inspiration, but others might not be as quick to start their own races.

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In Kentucky, McConnell Wins Big Over Tea Party Candidate

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Sen. Mitch McConnell is seeking a sixth term, and he easily beat a Tea Party challenger in Tuesday's primary. In November, he faces Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky's secretary of state.

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Voters Go To Polls On Primary Season's Busiest Day Yet

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

In a day packed full of primaries, voters headed to the polls in six states — including three that are expected to have highly competitive Senate races.

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After Nearly 50 Years In Office, Conyers Might Not Make The Ballot

Thursday, May 15, 2014

A local elections official has ruled that Rep. John Conyers of Detroit, who's served in the House for nearly 50 years, has failed to collect enough valid signatures to appear on the Democratic primary ballot. He's appealing the decision; if he loses, it could be an ignominious end to a distinguished career.

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