Don Gonyea

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Jeb Bush Picks Up Endorsement From Lindsey Graham

Friday, January 15, 2016

Graham's presidential campaign went nowhere, but as a senator from the early voting state of South Carolina he hopes to still have some clout.


Number Of Republicans On Main Debate Stage Grows Smaller

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Seven GOP candidates will be on stage for Thursday night's debate, the fewest of the campaign. With just a couple of weeks until the Iowa caucuses, attacks among candidates are getting sharper.


'Caucus: The Musical' Jabs At Political Process

Saturday, January 09, 2016

With the real Iowa caucuses just weeks away, lines are being learned, moves choreographed, audiences are being wooed. It's all part of what's become an every four years-tradition in Iowa, featuring local residents.


Campaign Ads In Iowa Reveal Dynamics Of Close GOP Race

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

With less than a month to go until the Iowa caucuses, TV watchers in the state are seeing a lot of campaign ads. The messages in those ads reveal the dynamics of the race there among Republicans.


What Does The 2016 Campaign Roadmap Tell Us?

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Candidates have split time in a handful of early states. So what does where they've been tell us about where they're going?


LISTEN: 6 Moments From A Surprising Year In Presidential Politics

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

At almost every turn, the conventional wisdom turned out to be wrong in politics in 2015 โ€” from Donald Trump to the depth of Bernie Sanders' support to the lack of strength of governors.


The Student Who Once Nudged His Way To The Oval Office Now Hopes To Move In

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

John Kasich, GOP presidential hopeful, has had a habit of speaking his mind, even as a college student at Ohio State. It has served the Ohio governor well in politics.


How ISIS, Paris And San Bernardino Have Changed The Republican Race

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

National security and terrorism have been a top issue for Republicans, but they have gained even more importance after the Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., attacks.


Final GOP Debate Of 2015 Likely To Focus On National Security

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Republican presidential candidates were last on a stage three days before the terrorist attacks in Paris, talking about the economy. Since then, campaign issues have taken a sharp turn.


Michigan's Arab-Americans Respond To Donald Trump's Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

Friday, December 11, 2015

Dearborn, Mich., has the largest proportion of Arab-Americans of any city in the U.S., including many who follow Islam. People there share reactions to the week's political rhetoric regarding Muslims.


Attendees At Trump Events Believe He's The Man To Fix Things

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump knows how to work a crowd. He flatters his audience and repeatedly says the smartest people he has met on the campaign trail are the voters.


Trump On His Plan To Ban Muslims: 'Not Politically Correct, But I Don't Care'

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

The current leader for the GOP presidential nomination received a standing ovation from a crowd in South Carolina after he read aloud his statement to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S.


Dick Cheney's Bust Unveiled At The Capitol, As He's Lightly Roasted

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Former Vice President Dick Cheney returned to the U.S. Capitol on Thursday for a ceremony honoring his service as president of the Senate. Former President George W. Bush was among those honoring him.


Trump Reasserts Claim That 'Thousands' Of N.J. Muslims Cheered After Sept. 11

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Monday's rally in Ohio followed the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and a string of controversial remarks that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump had made regarding Muslims in America.


Trump Escalates Rhetoric Again, Firing At Rubio, Carson And Targeting ISIS

Friday, November 20, 2015

Donald Trump campaign appearances keep getting more combative. On Wednesday night in Worcester, Mass., a big crowd cheered his attacks on ISIS, fellow candidate Marco Rubio, food stamps and the media.


Bernie Sanders Delivers Anticipated Speech On Democratic Socialism

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Socialism is a dirty word for most Americans. But democratic socialist is a label Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders wears proudly. On Thursday, he explained what it means to him.


Trump Amps It Up: Insulting Protesters, Putting Reporters In A 'Pen'

Thursday, November 19, 2015

In another fiery speech on Wednesday night, Trump claimed his hair was better than Marco Rubio's and suggested that Bowe Bergdahl should be shot.


Jeb Bush Calls For Use Of Ground Troops In Fight Against ISIS

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush delivered a national security speech Wednesday at the Citadel in South Carolina. NPR reports on his remarks and looks at how the other GOP contenders are responding to the attacks on Paris.


U.S. Governors Balk At Taking In Syrian Refugees

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

After last week's terrorist attacks in Paris, governors across the U.S. say they won't take Syrian refugees โ€” citing the risk that terrorists could use the program to slip into the country.


LISTEN: Political Correspondent Don Gonyea's Iowa Playlist

Sunday, November 15, 2015

NPR correspondent and music buff Don Gonyea takes listeners for a drive on the campaign trail in Iowa.