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.
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Dr. Monica Wehby, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Oregon, appears in the much-talked-about campaign ad "Trust." Dr. Monica Wehby Senate campaign hide caption

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Politicians Get Personal With Memorable Early Campaign Ads

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Obama, Bush Mark Passage Of 1964 Civil Rights Act

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Austin Hosts Presidents Past And Present To Honor Civil Rights

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President Lyndon Johnson talks with civil rights leaders in his White House office on Jan. 18, 1964. The black leaders, from left, are, Roy Wilkins, James Farmer, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Whitney Young. AP hide caption

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LBJ Legacy: Vietnam War Often Overshadows Civil Rights Feat

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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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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., speaks with reporters after alleging that the CIA broke federal law by secretly removing sensitive documents from computers used by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, the committee tasked with congressional oversight of the CIA. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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The Senate Versus The CIA: A Struggle At Flashpoint

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GM Ignition Switch Controversy Comes To Capitol Hill

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The Pope And Obama Share A Knack For Inspiring The Young

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Campaign workers and other political operatives are trying to find ways to use Google Glass on the campaign trail. Frederic J. Brown /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Google Glass: Coming Soon To A Campaign Trail Near You

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At CPAC this year, even Sen. Rand Paul's cardboard cutout was drawing attention. The Kentucky lawmaker was leading in the straw poll among attendees Friday. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Landov hide caption

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CPAC Is A Siren Call To GOP Presidential Hopefuls

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to reporters in front of federal court in Washington on Feb. 12. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Sen. Rand Paul To Address Annual CPAC Meeting

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Dingell Dynasty Could Continue In Michigan

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Texan's Final Campaign May Act As National Barometer

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American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations President Richard Trumka addresses members during the quadrennial AFL-CIO convention at Los Angeles Convention Center in Sept. 2013. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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AFL-CIO's Trumka: Keep VW Union Vote In Perspective

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Dealt A Recent Defeat, Union Organizers Plot A Future In The South

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