Don Gonyea

Don Gonyea appears in the following:

Candidates Fight Early For Pennsylvania

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Pennsylvania is the single biggest, must-win battleground state in the 2020 general election. Even though the primary is held in April, candidates are already campaigning like the vote is soon.


Why Some 2020 Democratic Presidential Contenders Embrace Fox Town Halls

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Democrats tend to view Fox News as a source of right-wing bias in its day-to-day news coverage. But despite that, some Democratic presidential candidates are participating in the network's town halls.


Biden's Pitch To White Working-Class Voters

Thursday, May 02, 2019

At his first rallies as a presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden is making a direct pitch to white working-class voters, many of whom abandoned Democrats and supported Trump in 2016.


Joe Biden Speaks To Pittsburgh Union Members, Kicks Off His Presidential Campaign

Monday, April 29, 2019

Joe Biden kicked off his presidential campaign with a pitch to union voters in Pittsburgh. Democrats need to win over middle class white voters to make a play for the White House in 2020.


Biden Insists He Didn't Treat Anita Hill 'Badly,' When Pressed For Apology On TV

Friday, April 26, 2019

The former vice president appeared on ABC's The View with an apology for "mistakes across the board" during Anita Hill's 1991 testimony about sexual harassment but insisted he had treated her well.


Biden Contends With Past Controversies Involving Gender And Race

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Joe Biden launches his presidential campaign and faces tough scrutiny over complaints by women of unwanted physical contact, his treatment of Anita Hill and his role in passing the 1994 crime bill.


In Iowa, Democrats Are Already Campaigning Ahead Of Presidential Caucuses

Monday, April 22, 2019

Western Iowa is a Republican stronghold, but Democrats are visiting in search of support during the presidential caucuses. They hope to undermine at least some of President Trump's support.


Biden Comments And Jokes On Inappropriate Touching Allegations

Saturday, April 06, 2019

Several women have come forward with stories of moments they say Joe Biden made them feel extremely uncomfortable. He awkwardly commented on the matter at a public event Friday.


Democratic Candidates Storm Storm Lake

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Democratic presidential candidates made their pitch to rural voters at a gathering in Storm Lake, Iowa.


Democrats Grapple With Party Tensions Over How The U.S. Should Treat Israel

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Some Democratic leaders addressed the pro-Israel group AIPAC this week, as the party faces tensions over the U.S. relationship toward Israel and attacks from President Trump.


Trump Faces Mixed Reviews Among Union Workers, Who Still Face Insecurity

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

As they debate whether he's fulfilled promises to restore manufacturing jobs, some union members who were Trump backers from 2016 are reassessing whether they'll support him again in 2020.


Former Texas Rep. O'Rourke Kicks Off Presidential Run In Iowa

Monday, March 18, 2019

Beto O'Rourke has been a presidential candidate for less than a week, but his first days on the trail show he'll be an unconventional candidate. O'Rourke says he won't disparage his Democratic rivals.


Beto O'Rourke Visits Iowa

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke announced he is running for president. And he is making his first campaign swing through Iowa.


Milwaukee's The One For Democrats

Monday, March 11, 2019

The decision to hold the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Wisconsin is a symbolic choice for a party that's been working to reverse its 2016 losses in the industrial Midwest.


In One Pennsylvania County, Economic Woes Impact Political Leanings

Friday, March 08, 2019

Labor uncertainty in Erie County, Pa. — a county that narrowly flipped for Donald Trump in 2016 — may now be impacting how voters in the region feel about the president.


2020 Democrats Head To Wisconsin Early, Looking To Reverse 2016 Stumble

Sunday, March 03, 2019

Democrats were stunned to lose the state to Donald Trump in 2016. This time around, presidential candidates are treating the previously blue state like a battleground.


Former Rep. John Dingell Dies At 92

Friday, February 08, 2019

Former Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., the longest-serving member of Congress in history, has died at age 92. The Democrat was an advocate for national health care and the auto industry.


Former Rep. John Dingell, Longest-Serving Member Of Congress, Dies At 92

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Undefeated in 30 elections, Dingell served for 59 years in the House. He was a champion for nationalized health care and in retirement became known for his playful and pointed tweets.


Iowans Give Their Take On The State Of The Union

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

We watched the State of the Union address with a group of Republicans and Democrats at a restaurant and lounge in a small town in Iowa.


What Voters Are Expecting From Trump's State Of The Union Address

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

NPR's Don Gonyea has been talking with voters in rural Iowa ahead of President Trump's State of the Union address. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with him about voters' interests and expectations.