Don Gonyea Gonyea is NPR's National Political Correspondent, a position he has held since 2010. His reports can be heard on all NPR News programs and at NPR.org.
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Rachel Zegler as Maria in 20th Century Studios' West Side Story. Photo by Niko Tavernise/© 2020 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved. hide caption

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'West Side Story' stars Ariana DeBose and Rachel Zegler defend their remake

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Democrats need a boost. Could they find it in rural America?

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear discusses state's recovery after storms

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The classic 'West Side Story' is being remade for the screen

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Thousands of Russian troops have massed on the border of Ukraine

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Consumer prices rose by 6.8% last month, the highest jump in inflation in 4 decades

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At-home COVID-19 tests have room for improvement

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Small towns in the Midwest are coming together to deal with storm damage

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Neil Young's latest album got its name from where it was recorded – in a barn

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Vivian Maier, renowned 20th century photographer, was unknown until her death in 2009

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In a new book, Chris Christie says the GOP needs to move past Trump

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Rep. Ted Budd speaks on June 5 at a GOP event after former President Donald Trump had just endorsed him for North Carolina's open U.S. Senate seat. The endorsement has shaped the early contours of the primary. Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump shapes North Carolina's Republican Senate primary with an early endorsement

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Remembering former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who has died at 84

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Colin Powell, a former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs, has died at age 84. Above, Powell speaks at eBay headquarters in California in 2010. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Colin Powell, a former secretary of state, dies at 84

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President Biden campaigns for California Gov. Gavin Newsom earlier this month. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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They voted for Trump and then for Biden. Here's what these swing voters think now

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