Don Gonyea appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, January 26, 2015
The 2016 Iowa caucuses are a year away. On Saturday, a long list of potential candidates showed up at a political forum in Des Moines to begin courting the state's most conservative GOP activists.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Republican presidential contenders have converged in Des Moines for the Iowa Freedom Summit, an event hosted by conservative lightning rod Steve King.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Taking inspiration from college football's Southeastern Conference, Georgia's secretary of state is asking other southeastern states to join in a southern primary on March 1.
Monday, January 19, 2015
When President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday, he'll be speaking to a Congress dominated by Republicans. At least he can take comfort in the fact that the moment has precedent: Second-term presidents have often found themselves addressing a chamber stocked with the opposition.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
For decades, the union has had federal oversight because of charges of corruption and racketeering and ties to organized crime. In a court agreement, the stage was set to lift that oversight.
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
The vice president welcomed senators and their families to Tuesday's photo-op ceremony — and he did it in typical Biden fashion.
Friday, December 26, 2014
In 1981, NPR's Don Gonyea's was working as a disc jockey in Michigan when he got an interview with Johnny Cash at a county fair. (This piece first aired on Feb. 23, 2013 on Weekend Edition Saturday).
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
With Jeb Bush signaling he's likely to run for president in 2016, it's another sign that the presidential announcement season is underway. Here's a look at who has jumped in the race early and what to expect in the coming months.
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.