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Don Gonyea

Don Gonyea appears in the following:

Levin, Harkin, Coburn Among Senators Bidding Adieu

Saturday, December 13, 2014

The end of the 113th Congress means a lot of goodbyes for retiring members and for those who lost in November. That means, at least for a moment, partisanship took some time off on the Senate floor.

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Representatives Laud A Departing Dean, 59-Year Veteran John Dingell

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Leading Democrats and even some Republicans had kind words Tuesday for the Michigander, who was first elected to the House when Eisenhower was president. His wife was elected to his seat in November.

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Congress Says Goodbye To Its Last World War II Vets

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

When the next session of Congress begins in January, it will be the first in more than 60 years without a veteran of World War II. It's a generation that dominated the House and Senate for decades.

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Nationwide Protests Are Decentralized, But Coordinated

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

One of the leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement is Phillip Agnew, a Florida-based activist with the group Dream Defenders. Agnew talks with Audie Cornish about the recent demonstrations.

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Is The Election Over Yet?

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Election Day has come and gone, but in some midterm races there's still no winner just yet.

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Record Numbers Of Women, Minorities Make Up Incoming Congress

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The incoming Congress will have the first black female Republican, a record number of women and minorities and the biggest GOP majority in the House since before World War II.

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Congress' Newest Members Come To Washington

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The newly elected members of Congress arrived in Washington today to begin orientation for their new jobs.

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Republicans Gain Seats In State Legislatures, Governors Mansions

Thursday, November 06, 2014

The GOP takeover of the U.S. Senate was the big headline. But it also increased the number of state legislative chambers it controls, and added 3 new governorships, bringing that total to 33.

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Getting Out The Vote A More Challenging Task In The Midterms

Monday, November 03, 2014

Political campaigns are intensely focused on voter turnout in the final hours before Tuesday's midterm election day. And with good reason โ€” overall voter participation is always down in non-presidential years.

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Iowa Senate Candidates Get In Last-Minute Campaigning

Monday, November 03, 2014

Over the weekend in Iowa, candidates in one of the nation's hardest fought U.S. Senate races crisscrossed the state. Some big names joined in, urging their supporters to get to the polls on Tuesday.

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Have A Listen: Don Gonyea's 2014 Campaign Playlist

Sunday, November 02, 2014

You probably won't find these songs on the official playlists of any campaigns. But between long drives and plane rides, a reporter needs a great selection of tunes like these to keep himself sane.

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The Devastating History Of Midterm Elections

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Over the past century, midterm elections have been pretty rough on the party that holds the White House.

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Big GOP Names Stump For Local Candidates With Eye Toward 2016

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Many national figures in the Republican Party have been trying to give GOP candidates a boost in competitive races โ€” and potentially help their own future presidential ambitions. Renee Montagne checks in with NPR's Don Gonyea, who's been keeping tabs on who's out on the trail.

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With Biden By His Side, Minnesota Democrat Mines For Blue-Collar Vote

Friday, October 24, 2014

Embattled Democrat Rep. Rick Nolan, who represents Minnesota's Iron Range, gets a campaign visit from the administration's blue-collar vote whisperer, Joe Biden.

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Obama Sits Out Campaigning As Fill-Ins Stump For Democrats

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

With President Obama's popularity suffering, other big-name Democrats are trying to give candidates a boost. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Don Gonyea about what they're telling voters.

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Air Bag Recall Affects Millions Of Americans

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Owners of vehicles with Japanese Takata air bags have been told to replace them immediately. David Greene speaks with David Shepardson of the Detroit News about the air bag recall.

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Senate Race Delivers A Surprise Jolt To Conservative South Dakota

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The state's now-rollicking U.S. Senate battle is turning it into a battleground, complicating efforts to predict which party will emerge from the midterm elections with control over the chamber.

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Ducking Social Issues, GOP Struggles To Keep Conservatives Close

Friday, October 10, 2014

Republicans are expecting to do well in November, and one thing they're not doing this election is emphasizing social issues. That choice is causing some frustration among core supporters.

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Secret Service's Hollywood Allure Fueled By Its Secrecy

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Before Secret Service agents found themselves the butt of late-night TV jokes, they were more used to being portrayed in big-budget Hollywood movies. We look at the service through Hollywood's lens.

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In Michigan, A Low-Key Campaign For A High-Stakes Senate Seat

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

GOP candidate Terri Lynn Land is taking it slow when it comes to public events. Her opponent, Democrat Rep. Gary Peters leads in polls, but the race is close.

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