Don Gonyea

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2016 May Seem Just Around The Corner For Political Rivals

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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The Civil Rights Stand Of A Young Gerald Ford

Sunday, July 14, 2013

President Gerald R. Ford, the only American to serve as both vice president and president without ever being elected to either office, was born 100 years ago Sunday.

Ford will be remembered for his role in the turbulent post-Watergate era. But a little-known story from his college days might also ...

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Obama Campaigners Try To Get Texas Fired Up For Democrats

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

All this week, NPR is taking a look at the demographic changes that could reshape the political landscape in Texas over the next decade — and what that could mean for the rest of the country.

For most of the 20th century, Texas was a stronghold for Democrats. ...

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WWII Vets Have All But Vanished From The Halls Of Congress

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg was buried with military honors at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday. There was a steady rain. Soldiers fired rifle volleys, a bugler played taps and mourners paid their final respects.

The New Jersey Democrat was 89 when he died this week — and his death marked a ...

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IRS Inquiries Crossed The Line, Tea Party Groups Say

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Tea Party activists are calling for a full investigation, and possibly lawsuits, following revelations that the Internal Revenue Service flagged so-called patriot groups for extra scrutiny in applications for federal tax-exempt status.

Among those claiming unjust and unconstitutional targeting by the IRS is a group called TheTeaParty.net, which bills itself ...

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How Will Obama Make His Case On Syria?

Thursday, May 02, 2013

The U.S. role in the civil war in Syria has been limited to humanitarian aid and nonlethal equipment for the rebels. But that may change with recent revelations about the use of chemical weapons.

Polls show that Americans are still not paying close attention to the conflict, but there is ...

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Immigration Debate Puts Farm Workers Union In Spotlight

Saturday, April 13, 2013

A new immigration bill is expected to be introduced in the U.S. Senate next week, calling for better border security and a path to citizenship for 11 million immigrants in the United States without legal status.

One big hurdle toward that was cleared this week when the United Farm Workers ...

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Outside the Supreme Court, The Arguments Continue

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

As oral arguments were beginning Tuesday in the first of two same-sex marriage cases inside the Supreme Court, the steps in front of the court were filled with throngs of what looked to be mostly gay-marriage supporters, spilling out in front of the building and to the other side of ...

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