Don Gonyea

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Supporters Of Michigan Rep. Conyers Challenged With More Harassment Allegations

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Representative John Conyers, D-Mich., has represented the people of his Detroit district for more than five decades. Now, allegations of sexual harassment against the venerable lawmaker are challenging even his most ardent supporters.

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Potatoes And Pies Are OK, But Poll Shows Americans Don't Want Politics For Dinner

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Americans may love Thanksgiving — but not the side dish of political fighting that often comes with it. According to a new poll, 58 percent of those surveyed said they dread talking about politics during the holidays.

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Minnesota Sen. Al Franken Faces Sexual Assault Allegations From LA Radio Host

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Leeann Tweeden alleges that Franken, D-Minn., forcibly kissed her and later groped her as she slept during a USO trip in 2006. Franken, who was not a senator at the time, issued an apology statement.

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1 Year Later Revisiting 2 Election Battleground States

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Donald Trump used strong support among working class voters in key states to win an electoral college victory in the 2016 presidential contest. We hear from Trump supporters in Pennsylvania and Ohio.

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A Look At The Political Clout Of The National Rifle Association

Monday, October 16, 2017

Not only can the NRA marshal its grassroots to boost its preferred candidate, but it holds in reserve the power to fund and support primary challengers. That threat became real for an eight-term incumbent Democratic lawmaker from Oklahoma who voted for the assault weapons ban in 1994.

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News Brief: Price's Flights, NFL Protests, Catalan Referendum

Friday, September 29, 2017

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price says he will pay back part of the cost of his charter flights. Also, more NFL players may protest Trump's national anthem comments.

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Football Fans Tackle Recent National Anthem Protests

Friday, September 29, 2017

Some protests continued in the National Football League after President Trump attacked players who have knelt during the national anthem. Fans in Wisconsin weighed in.

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Democratic Voters Are Skeptical Of Any Immigration Deal With Trump

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Negotiations between Democratic congressional leaders and President Trump over the fate of the DACA program is being met with skepticism by Democratic voters and immigration activists in New York.

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Conservatives Express Outrage Over Trump's Reported DACA Deal With Democrats

Thursday, September 14, 2017

There is anger among conservatives over reports of a deal between the president and Democratic leaders that would allow DACA recipients — brought into the U.S. illegally as children — to stay in the county and avoid deportation. Critics call it amnesty, and they are especially upset that the agreement that would also enhance border security, does not include building the border wall.

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Labor Movement Faces Challenges Amid Growing Public Support For Unions

Monday, September 04, 2017

In upcoming elections, the labor movement has among its challenges reaching every union member in a personal way about what's at stake and what the facts are, the head of the AFL-CIO told NPR.

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President Trump Turns Up The Volume On Political Attacks

Friday, August 25, 2017

The attacks against members of his party followed strong bipartisan criticism he faced after his reaction to the white nationalist march in Charlottesville, Va. He also kept up attacks on the media.

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In Iowa, Trump Voters Evaluate The President's Performance

Friday, August 11, 2017

Polls show a steady decline in President Trump's approval ratings. Much of that has been dissatisfaction from independent voters who once supported him, but there's some softening of GOP support.

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In Iowa, Many Republicans Stand By Trump Despite Recent Missteps

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Republican voters in Iowa weigh in on the failure of the health care repeal effort, the Russia investigations and the Trump administration's recent effort to limit immigration.

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I've Been Everywhere: A Political Reporter's Landmark Moment

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Election campaigns are a great way for reporters to see the U.S. NPR's Don Gonyea checked off visiting state number 50 on a visit to Wyoming, and says it was a great way to mark the milestone.

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After Surviving A Nashville Flood, Raul Malo's Gibson Guitar Gets A New Lease On Life

Saturday, July 29, 2017

The Mavericks frontman thought his Gibson was gone for good after it was submerged in the 2010 flood. But thanks to a local luthier, the beloved guitar has been restored, ready for more rock 'n' roll.

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McCain Delivers Key Health Care Vote — And Then Blasts The Process

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Sen. John McCain — who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer — made a dramatic return to the Senate Tuesday and voted yes in the GOP effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

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George W. Bush And Bill Clinton Talk Leadership In Dallas

Friday, July 14, 2017

The two former presidents have bonded since leaving office. The event was a graduation ceremony at the George W. Bush Presidential Center for the latest group of Presidential Leadership Scholars.

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Donald Trump Jr. Plays Down Russian Lawyer Meeting

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The president's eldest son told Fox News' Sean Hannity that he didn't tell his father about a 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer because it was "nothing ... a wasted 20 minutes."

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Morning News Brief: Donald Trump Jr.'s Emails, Citizenship For Military Service

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. said in an interview with Fox News that "in retrospect," he would have done things differently when meeting with a Russian lawyer last year.

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Christie Blasts N.J. Caller: 'I Love Getting Calls From Communists In Montclair'

Monday, July 10, 2017

"You have bad optics and you're a bully," an agitated radio caller told the GOP governor, who's been reeling from missteps and sagging approval ratings.

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