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.

Days After Riots, Baltimore Orioles Played With No Fans Present

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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka: "Candidates can't hedge their bets any longer, and expect workers to rush to the polls in excitement." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Union Head Presses Candidates, Clinton On Trade

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Gov. Scott Walker arrives at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit in New Hampshire. Walker has long been a polarizing figure due to his epic battles with public employee unions, but a new poll this week shows a new and sizable drop in his approval rating. Darren McCollester/Getty Images hide caption

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As Governors Eye The White House, Home Takes A Back Seat

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Sen. Ted Cruz Becomes First Republican To Announce Presidential Candidacy

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Britain's Finance Minister George Osborne greets New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie outside 11 Downing Street in London. Christie had a bumpy trip after he said parents should "have some measure of choice" when it comes to vaccinating their children. Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Latest Must-Go Presidential Campaign Stop: London

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Jeb Bush Delivers Big Speech In Detroit

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker spoke about taking on public employee unions, and the protests that followed, at a recent candidates forum in Iowa. He said what people may not know is that protesters — as many as 1,000 of them — showed up outside his home while his family was there. He says he also received death threats. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Gov. Scott Walker Eyes 2016, But Can He Get Past Labor's Loathing?

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Georgia Pushes For An SEC Presidential Primary

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Federal Watchdog To Let Teamsters Union Off Its Leash

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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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