Don Gonyea Don Gonyea is a NPR National Political Correspondent based in Washington, D.C., and travels throughout the United States covering elections and the country's political climate. His reports can be heard on all NPR programs and at NPR.org.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to a group of supporters during a visit Tuesday to a GOP phone bank in Terrace Park, Ohio.

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From Romney, Perry, Mixed Campaign Messages

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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition forum on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa. Six GOP presidential candidates attended the banquet, seeking an edge in the Jan. 3 Iowa caucus.

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No 'Perfect Candidate' Yet For Iowa Conservatives

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Romney Campaigns In Unfriendly Territory Of Iowa

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Republican presidential hopeful former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney leaves after addressing the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit in Washington.

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Values Voters Lukewarm, But Romney Presses On

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Values Voters Given Choice: Perry Or Romney's 'Cult'

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7 GOP Presidential Candidates Gang Up Against Perry

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Perry's Presence Felt At Romney's N.H. Appearances

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Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (R-MN), greets Ellie Joy Matthews, 11, of Kansas City, Mo., as she and her family hold signs supporting a balanced budget amendment on Monday, just before the House would vote to pass debt legislation. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Debt Impasse Over, GOP Hopefuls Turn To Spending

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Penn. Voters Talk About The Debt Ceiling

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GOP Primary Voters Explore Bachmann's Campaign

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Covering Kevorkian, From The First Suicides On

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney focuses on a key issue — corn — in Ankeny, Iowa, on Friday, as he prepares to launch his 2012 presidential bid. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Romney Back In Iowa, Shadowed by 2008 Loss

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Tea Partiers Rally For Deeper Cuts

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Gov. Kasich: Ohioans Must Get Used To Change

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Obama Seeks To Define Libya Mission In Speech

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