Don Gonyea

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Tinariwen On World Cafe

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

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


GM Ignition Switch Controversy Comes To Capitol Hill

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

General Motors CEO Mary T. Barra testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday, speaking before a House panel that is investigating how the company handled problems with its vehicles' ignition switch.


The Pope And Obama Share A Knack For Inspiring The Young

Saturday, March 29, 2014

President Obama met with Pope Francis this week at the Vatican. Among those watching most closely were young American Catholics.


Google Glass: Coming Soon To A Campaign Trail Near You

Monday, March 17, 2014

Google Glass is still in the testing phase and still rather expensive, but that hasn't stopped political professionals from looking for ways Google Glass can become a powerful tool for campaigns.


CPAC Is A Siren Call To GOP Presidential Hopefuls

Saturday, March 08, 2014

Take one ballroom, add thousands of conservatives, stir in hundreds of reporters, and you have an irresistible attraction for GOP presidential hopefuls: the Conservative Political Action Conference.