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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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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GOP Presidential Hopeful Rand Paul Clashes With Media

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Rand Paul Vows To 'Take Our Country Back' In Presidential Candidacy Speech

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Sen. Ted Cruz Becomes First Republican To Announce Presidential Candidacy

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At this stage in the election cycle, just like in baseball's spring training, fans love to see a new phenom catch fire. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, sporting a Milwaukee Brewers jersey in 2013, seems to be the rookie to watch in the 2016 presidential race so far. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Spring Training Has Begun — For Baseball, And For Candidates

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GOP, Cautious Of War Weariness, Takes Hard Line On Foreign Policy

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Barack Obama as a presidential candidate in Selma, Ala., in 2007 re-creating a voting rights march that was violently repressed by state troopers in 1965. Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Returns To Selma For 50th Anniversary Of Historic March

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Conservatives Heckle Jeb Bush On Education, Immigration

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CPAC Attendees Hear From GOP Presidential Hopefuls

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Governors Meeting Allows 2016 Hopefuls To Grab The Spotlight

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