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.

Remembering When Johnny Cash Stopped To Talk To A Young Reporter

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What To Expect In The 2016 Presidential Announcement Season

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Levin, Harkin, Coburn Among Senators Bidding Adieu

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Representatives Laud A Departing Dean, 59-Year Veteran John Dingell

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Rep. John Dingell (from left), D-Mich., Rep. Henry Hyde, R-Ill., Rep. Ralph Regula, R- Ohio, Rep. Ralph Hall, D-Texas, Rep. Cass Ballenger, R-N.C., and Rep. Amo Houghton, R-N.Y., stand at a House ceremony honoring World War II veterans in 2004. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Congress Says Goodbye To Its Last World War II Vets

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The Republican candidate for Arizona's 2nd Congressional District, Martha McSally, speaks at a news conference on Nov. 5, the morning after the election. McSally's race against Democrat Ron Barber is so close it triggered a recount. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Is The Election Over Yet?

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Record Numbers Of Women, Minorities Make Up Incoming Congress

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Republicans Gain Seats In State Legislatures, Governors Mansions

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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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U.S. President Ronald Reagan quiets a cheering crowd at a Republican rally in November 1986. Douglas C. Pizac/AP hide caption

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The Devastating History Of Midterm Elections

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Big GOP Names Stump For Local Candidates With Eye Toward 2016

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With Biden By His Side, Minnesota Democrat Mines For Blue-Collar Vote

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