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Don Gonyea

Don Gonyea appears in the following:

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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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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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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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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Gaffe Breathes New Life Into Iowa Senate Race

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley was considered the favorite to capture the state's open U.S. Senate seat. But an injudicious remark he made about veteran GOP Sen. Charles Grassley has unsettled the race.

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Politicians Get Personal With Memorable Early Campaign Ads

Friday, April 25, 2014

It's early in the 2014 election season, but already some noteworthy — and powerful — biographical spots are starting to appear.

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Obama, Bush Mark Passage Of 1964 Civil Rights Act

Friday, April 11, 2014

Barack Obama and George W. Bush, two U.S. presidents with little in common in terms of policy, personal style and politics, each paid tribute to the legacy of President Lyndon Johnson.

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Austin Hosts Presidents Past And Present To Honor Civil Rights

Thursday, April 10, 2014

President Obama is in Austin, Texas, honoring the legacy of President Lyndon Johnson and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. He's one of four U.S. presidents to appear at a civil rights summit this week.

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LBJ Legacy: Vietnam War Often Overshadows Civil Rights Feat

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Lyndon Johnson's presidential record has long been overshadowed by the failed war in Vietnam. But the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act is leading to a reassessment of his accomplishments.

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For Political Conventions, Another Balloon Bursts

Thursday, April 03, 2014

National party conventions have received taxpayer funds for years, but new legislation will end that — just as parties and the media are rethinking the relevance of those quadrennial extravaganzas.

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The Senate Versus The CIA: A Struggle At Flashpoint

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

A Senate committee vote, expected this week, marks the latest chapter in a bitter power struggle between Congress and the CIA over detention and interrogation practices.

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Tinariwen On World Cafe

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The Grammy-winning band from Northern Mali performs two sparse songs from its new album, Emmaar.

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