Don Gonyea

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Republican Field To Gain 3 New Presidential Hopefuls

Monday, May 04, 2015

After months of talking about likely 2016 presidential hopefuls, the Republican field is suddenly growing fast. Three more candidates will enter the race Monday and Tuesday, including a neurosurgeon, a business executive and a one-time governor who has previously run.


Days After Riots, Baltimore Orioles Played With No Fans Present

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Baltimore Orioles played the Chicago White Sox Wednesday with no fans present. The Orioles moved the game time up in order to comply with the city's curfew in the wake of riots.


Union Head Presses Candidates, Clinton, On Trade

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, said presidential candidates can't "hedge their bets" when it comes to trade. But that's exactly what Hillary Clinton has done so far.


As Governors Eye The White House, Home Takes A Back Seat

Friday, April 24, 2015

Governing is messy, but slumping approval ratings for hopefuls like Scott Walker and Chris Christie likely won't have much impact on the presidential contest.


GOP Presidential Hopeful Rand Paul Clashes With Media

Friday, April 10, 2015

Rand Paul kicked off his campaign with media interviews and stops in states with early nominating contests. Reporters wanted to know if he'd shifted his views to better appeal to GOP voters.


Rand Paul Vows To 'Take Our Country Back' In Presidential Candidacy Speech

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced his candidacy for president Tuesday in Louisville, Ky. In a speech to supporters, Sen. Paul vowed to "take our country back."

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Sen. Ted Cruz Becomes First Republican To Announce Presidential Candidacy

Monday, March 23, 2015

Texas Sen. Cruz became the first official candidate for president in the 2016 election Monday. In a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., Cruz said, "God isn't done with America yet."

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Spring Training Has Begun — For Baseball, And For Candidates

Monday, March 16, 2015

Baseball has long been labeled America's pastime, but some have argued that politics actually deserves that title. It turns out there are more than a few parallels between the two this time of year.


GOP, Cautious Of War Weariness, Takes Hard Line On Foreign Policy

Thursday, March 12, 2015

With troubling news from overseas dominating the American political debate, Republicans and their potential candidates for president are taking a tough stand on foreign policy.


Obama Returns To Selma For 50th Anniversary Of Historic March

Friday, March 06, 2015

The president will speak in Selma, Ala., on Saturday, a half-century after civil rights marchers were beaten and tear-gassed by state troopers.


Conservatives Heckle Jeb Bush On Education, Immigration

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Some Republicans have said that former Gov. Jeb Bush isn't conservative enough. This week he appeared before the Conservative Political Action Conference and made his case for a possible 2016 run.


Some Republicans Skeptical Of Jeb Bush's Conservative Credentials

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Conservative Political Action Conference has been meeting just outside Washington, D.C., this week. A parade of presidential hopefuls addressed the annual event for grassroots activists. There were many conservative favorites, including Senator Ted Cruz and Rand Paul, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. But perhaps the biggest test at CPAC was for Jeb Bush, who's long been greeted with skepticism by conservative activists.


CPAC Attendees Hear From GOP Presidential Hopefuls

Friday, February 27, 2015

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference is a draw for some 10,000 activists. Would-be GOP presidential candidates are differentiating themselves from others who may run.


What We're Watching At The Conservative Political Action Conference

Thursday, February 26, 2015

This CPAC should be one of the biggest, craziest, most electric ever, given that it's the last before the presidential primary and caucus season kicks off. But will it be?


Gallup Ranks Red And Blue States

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Gallup has released its list of the most Democratic and most Republican states in the nation. We'll look at which states made the list and why.


For U.S. Presidential Hopefuls, Campaigning In London Is A Tough Task

Friday, February 13, 2015

There's a new must-stop on the presidential primary tour: London. In recent weeks three potential Republican hopefuls have made the trip, and each made news in ways they hadn't hoped.


Jon Stewart Changed How Young People View The News, Politics

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

When Jon Stewart announced on Tuesday that he is leaving the host chair of The Daily Show on Comedy Central later this year, he prompted great dismay among his many fans. The show has influenced a generation of young people — especially liberals and Democrats — and changed how they view both the news and politics.


Jeb Bush Tests Political Waters In Detroit

Thursday, February 05, 2015

In his first major speech of the year, Jeb Bush seemed very much a candidate road testing a message that will be the centerpiece of a bid for the White House.


Jeb Bush Continues To Test Campaign Waters With Detroit Speech

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush isn't an official candidate for president yet. But his speech to the Detroit Economic Club is being closely watched.


Gov. Scott Walker Eyes 2016, But Can He Get Past Labor's Loathing?

Monday, February 02, 2015

Unions don't like any of the 2016 GOP presidential prospects so far. But organized labor's loathing for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker runs especially deep.