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.

Record Numbers Of Women, Minorities Make Up Incoming Congress

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Getting Out The Vote A More Challenging Task In The Midterms

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Iowa Senate Candidates Get In Last-Minute Campaigning

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State Democrats Play Defense Ahead Of Midterm Elections

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Lawyers, Ready Your Pens: November Elections Could Mean Recounts

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President Gerald Ford and First Lady Betty Ford, with Jack and Susan Ford at their Alexandra, Va. home on August 12, 1974. The Ford family lived there for ten days until the executive mansion was ready. David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images hide caption

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An Unprecedented Transfer Of Power Marked Ford's Presidency

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While Campaigning For Other Democrats, Sen. Warren Gains Fans

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Die-Hard Fans Still Fill The Grids With Balls And Strikes

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In The Battle To Host The 2016 GOP, It's Alt Country Vs. Rock

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President Obama speaks to troops at Fort Bragg, N.C., in December 2011. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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The Specter Of Iraq Haunts The Political Life Of Barack Obama

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As News Of Cantor's Upset Settles, A Shakeup Still Looms On The Hill

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With California Campaign, Political Pundit Decides To Try It Himself

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Obama, Bush Mark Passage Of 1964 Civil Rights Act

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President Obama stands on stage with Vice President Biden and their families after accepting the party nomination during the final day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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For Political Conventions, Another Balloon Bursts

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