Don Gonyea

Don Gonyea appears in the following:

Obama Rallies For Cordray To Reclaim Ohio

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Former President Obama is campaigning in east Cleveland on Thursday for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray. Obama is rallying parts of the Democratic base that didn't show up in 2016.

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'God Bless The U.S.A.,' A Country Anthem With Enduring Political Power

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Don Gonyea visits musician Lee Greenwood to talk about the song that, after three decades in political campaigns, might be more popular than "Hail to the Chief."

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What Some West Virginia Residents Have To Say On Why They Don't Vote

Monday, September 10, 2018

A majority of Americans didn't vote in recent midterm elections. Nonvoters tend to have less education and income, like those in McDowell County, W.Va., who feel overlooked by the political system.

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On The Sidelines Of Democracy: Exploring Why So Many Americans Don't Vote

Monday, September 10, 2018

In recent midterms, 4 in 10 eligible voters cast ballots. Nonvoters talk of apathy, disgust, barriers and other reasons. But those who don't vote, and their interests, can be ignored by candidates.

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Obama Gives First Direct Public Rebuke Of President Trump

Friday, September 07, 2018

Former President Obama called President Trump out in a speech on the state of U.S. politics, urging Democratic voters to turn out in November for the sake of American democracy.

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What Ayanna Pressley's Upset In Massachusetts Says About Democratic Voters

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Another major primary upset in a Democratic primary in Massachusetts on Tuesday adds to evidence that younger, diverse candidates are energizing Democratic voters over more established politicians.

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Former VP Biden Gives Emotional Tribute At McCain's Memorial Service

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Former Vice President Biden gave an emotional tribute to his former colleague and friend Sen. John McCain. Biden's son, Beau, died of the same type of brain cancer that took McCain's life.

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Revisiting 1968's Democratic National Convention In Chicago

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The convention was marred by violent protests and clashes with police that helped to define the unrest that marked the year. The meeting also featured heated political battles inside the hall.

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John McCain Dies At 81

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Arizona senator and former Republican presidential nominee John McCain died Saturday at the age of 81. A look at McCain's political career and his life.

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John McCain Dies At 81

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona has died after months of suffering from an aggressive form of brain cancer. A look at McCain's political career and his life.

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From A POW Prison, John McCain Emerged A 'Maverick'

Saturday, August 25, 2018

McCain was shot down during the Vietnam War and was held captive and tortured for years. The ordeal helped fuel his political career.

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DNC Votes To Largely Strip 'Superdelegates' Of Presidential Nominating Power

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Party leaders who have voted on the nominations of Democrats' presidential candidates for three decades, unbound by primaries and caucuses, will now only weigh in if a convention is deadlocked.

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Amanda Shires Won't 'Give Away The Secrets' Of Her Songs

Sunday, August 05, 2018

Amanda Shires' new album To the Sunset takes on more pop than her usual folk and Americana style and includes messages about motherhood and moving through life's rough parts.

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Barack And Joe Solve A Murder Mystery

Saturday, August 04, 2018

The new noir novel Hope Never Dies rekindles a presidential buddy-cop bromance in order to unravel a suspicious death in Delaware. It is, to be clear, 100 percent fan fiction.

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Revisiting The 1968 Republican Convention

Saturday, August 04, 2018

The Republican Convention of 1968 was a contrast to the tumultuous events of that year. Republicans sought to present their party as a law-and-order antidote to the disturbing images of a distant war and violent anti-war demonstrations at home.

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Labor Clout Takes A Hit In Supreme Court Ruling On Dues

Saturday, June 30, 2018

The Supreme Court dealt a blow to public sector unions this week, saying workers don't need to pay a cent in dues or fees, but they can still benefit from a union contract in their workplace.

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Reassessing Organized Labor's Political Power After Supreme Court Ruling

Friday, June 29, 2018

A new Supreme Court ruling removes unions' ability to collect fees to cover collective bargaining costs for workers who opt out of union membership. It's a big setback for labor unions in the U.S.

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Trump Sees Pardon As Power, Perk — Considers One For Muhammad Ali

Friday, June 08, 2018

For President Trump, the pardon seems to have become the ultimate symbol of presidential power. He says he's considering one for the late boxer, though Ali's attorney says it's not necessary.

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A Campaign Frozen In Time: Photographer Reflects On Covering Bobby Kennedy

Monday, May 21, 2018

It's been 50 years since Robert F. Kennedy's assassination. Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Kennerly, who covered his short-lived run for president, describes what it was like on the ground.

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With 'The Prodigal Son,' Ry Cooder Puts His Own Touch On Gospel Music

Sunday, May 20, 2018

In his first solo album in six years, Cooder injects social satire into his refurbished work of traditional American gospel music.

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