Don Gonyea

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Debates, Not Voters, Begin Sending Democratic Presidential Candidates Packing

Monday, September 09, 2019

The field of Democratic presidential hopefuls has begun to shrink in advance of, and because of, this week's debate. The new, more rigorous rules instituted by the party are causing some controversy.


Biden's Record On Iraq Is More Complicated Than How He Tells It

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told NPR his version of his decision to vote for use of force in Iraq — and that once the U.S. went to war, he immediately objected. Is this what happened?


The Field Of Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Is Slowly Starting To Shrink

Thursday, August 29, 2019

The race to make the debate stage has created a pseudo early primary for Democratic presidential candidates, changing many dynamics in the 2020 campaign.


A Swing District Congressman Changes Stance On Guns

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., has battled against tougher gun controls, but now says he wants stronger background checks, limits on the size of ammunition clips, and new so-called red flag laws.


Dayton Music Festivals Go On As Scheduled After Multiple Tragedies

Monday, August 12, 2019

Dayton, Ohio, is reeling from tornadoes and a mass shooting that killed 9 people. More funerals are scheduled Monday. On Sunday, many turned to music — German and hometown funk — to help them heal.


SoulCycle Owner, Trump Donors Face Public Shaming

Friday, August 09, 2019

Opponents of President Trump are increasing public pressure on those who contribute to the Trump reelection campaign. One major Trump donor faces a call for a boycott of a business he owns, SoulCycle.


Boycotts Of Trump Donors Prompt Debate Over Public Shaming Of Political Contributions

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Recent boycotts and public shaming of donors to President Trump have prompted a backlash among conservatives and renewed arguments over the transparency of campaign donations.


Arizona Democrats View Debates With Hope And Anxiety

Friday, June 28, 2019

Democrats in Arizona flipped a Senate seat last year. Watching presidential candidates debate this week, there was enthusiasm to take on President Trump and stress over the stakes of the election.


Voters In Arizona Watched Presidential Debate With Anticipation

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Democrats filled a movie theater in Maricopa County. The state elected a Democrat to the Senate last year, raising hopes to make it competitive in 2020.


U.S. Labor Movement Pushes Back On New Trade Deal For U.S, Mexico And Canada

Thursday, June 20, 2019

President Trump is pushing hard to pass a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada through Congress. Some labor leaders are fighting hard against it because they see it as too similar to NAFTA.


Punk Band Algebra Mothers Enjoys A Resurgence, With A Little Help From Jack White

Sunday, June 02, 2019

In the 1970s, Algebra Mothers earned a cult following in their native Detroit. Now they're enjoying newfound popularity with the release of past recordings.


On The Campaign Trail, These Are Hot Spots Candidates Can't Resist

Saturday, May 25, 2019

In early primary and caucus states, there are well-known places — diners, fairs, union halls — where candidates connect with voters. Here are some of the classics and a few new spots.


Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Says New $20 Bill Won't Come Out Until 2028

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Steven Mnuchin confirmed Wednesday that an Obama-era plan to put the image of anti-slavery campaigner Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, would not be enacted during the Trump administration.


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.