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.

Representative-elect Bob Gibbs speaks to a crowd of supporters at the Ohio Republican Party celebration on Nov. 2 in Columbus. Jay LaPrete/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Jay LaPrete/AP

A Week In The Life Of An Incoming House Freshman

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/131396001/131406063" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A Break From Politics At The County Fair

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/129647702/129647684" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

No Survivors In Pakistan Airliner Crash

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/128815047/128815130" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Conflict Widens In E-Books Publishing

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/128789516/128789503" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Leaked Documents Offer Window Into Afghan War

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/128766771/128766828" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Cuba Marks Anniversary Of Revolution

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/128766751/128766735" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

"The one mistake — the one mistake we cannot make this November — is to lose," Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Gerald Herbert/AP

Steele Remorseful, Romney Victorious At Conference

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/125829420/125829444" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Obama Postpones Trip To Indonesia

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/124608638/124608627" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

"A year later," Palin said, "I gotta ask the supporters of all that, 'How's that hopey, changey thing working out for ya?' " Ed Reinke/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Ed Reinke/AP

'How's That Hopey, Changey Stuff?' Palin Asks

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/123462728/123463691" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

CQ: Obama's Winning Streak On Hill Unprecedented

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122436116/122436086" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Wartime President Honored For Peace

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121279635/121279634" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Obama To Outline Afghan Strategy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/120995037/120994633" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Obama's Afghan Strategy To Be Announced Soon

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/120738578/120738549" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Why Did Nobel Committee Choose Obama?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/113652270/113652260" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Obama Tries To Retake Health Care Dialogue

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/112075122/112075755" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript