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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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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They Voted For Trump, And Then Biden. How Do These Swing Voters See Biden Now?

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First Lady Jill Biden Makes History By Working Outside The White House

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AFL-CIO leader Richard Trumka addresses a 2019 rally in Washington, D.C. He had been president of the federation since 2009. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Powerful U.S. Labor Leader Richard Trumka Dies

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Donald Trump Holds First Post-Presidency Rally In Support Of Congressional Candidate

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Voters head to the polls in Ohio's Licking County in 2018. Former President Donald Trump won 63% of the vote in the county in last year's presidential election, en route to easily carrying the state for the second time. Justin Merriman/Getty Images hide caption

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Much Of Ohio Is Trump Country. And That Complicates Things For The GOP

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Democrats Want To Fill An Ohio Senate Seat. But The State's Politics Have Changed

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What Voters In Pennsylvania Suburbs Say About Biden And Trump Now

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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing Tuesday on President Biden's massive infrastructure and jobs plan. Oliver Contreras/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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West Virginia Unions Pressure Manchin To Back Biden On Infrastructure Plan

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Union Groups Mobilize To Keep Moderate Democrats In Line For Biden's Proposals

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Residents line up outside the Montgomery County voter services office in October in Norristown, Pa. Last year, Joe Biden ran up the vote margins in the collar counties of Philadelphia, including Montgomery. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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With Trump Off The Ballot, Republicans Look To Regain Votes In The Suburbs

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Amid Changing Political Landscape, Suburbs No Longer Belong To GOP

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