Don Gonyea

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GOP Recruitment Troubles Could Affect Senate Races

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Many Senate Democrats seeking reelection are in states that Trump carried in 2016. That presents opportunities for the GOP to win and make a takeover effort by Democrats tougher. But there's a problem as the GOP has had trouble recruiting top tier candidates in several important races.


Virginia Voters And The State Of The Union

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

We hear from voters in northern Virginia about what they thought of President Trump's first State of the Union address.


The GOP's Change On Immigration

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Republican Party is using its control of Congress and the White House to pursue a hard line on immigration. It's a big shift in rhetoric and policy for a party long seen as pro-immigration.


Trump Visits Pa. County That Has A Special Election In March

Friday, January 19, 2018

President Trump visited southwestern Pennsylvania on Thursday, an area dominated by the coal industry which is feeling positive after his first year in office.


Trump Voters In Pennsylvania Say They Are Pleased With Presidency So Far

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Voters in rural Pennsylvania were crucial to electing President Trump. A year after he took office, they are mostly pleased with how Trump has executed his presidency.


Rep. John Conyers Retires Amid Allegations Of Sexual Assault

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The longest serving member of the House is resigning. Democrat John Conyers, 88, has represented Detroit since 1965. He's stepping down amid accusations that he sexually assaulted several aides over the years. He denies the allegations, but announced on Tuesday that he is retiring, effective immediately. At the same time he endorsed his son John Conyers III to succeed him in congress. A special election is required to fill the seat.


Rep. John Conyers: 'I Am Retiring Today'

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The Michigan Democrat, who has served in Congress for more than 50 years, is facing accusations of sexual harassment. He did not use the word "resigning," though he has been pressured to resign.


More Calls For Conyers To Resign

Friday, December 01, 2017

Embattled Michigan congressman John Conyers is so far resisting a call from House leaders that he resign after accusations of sexually inappropriate behavior.


Rep. John Conyers Facing More Pressure To Resign Amid Harassment Allegations

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Pressure is mounting on Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., to resign following sexual harassment allegations. On Thursday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Conyers should step aside. The 88-year-old congressman who has been in his home district for most of the week has been hospitalized due to stress.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.