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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'Dogged' GOP Freshmen A Factor In Debt Debate

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Republican presidential hopeful Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota speaks to the Christian Chamber of Commerce at Christ Central Ministries in Columbia, S.C., on Monday. Brett Flashnick/AP hide caption

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Penn. Voters Talk About The Debt Ceiling

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While campaigning for president in 2007, Barack Obama, then a senator from Illinois, drove a bumper car with his daughter Sasha at the Iowa State Fair. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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In Iowa, Corn Is King And Candidates Are Everywhere

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President Obama greets patrons at Ross' Restaurant in Bettendorf, Iowa, on Tuesday. In 2008, the president's unexpected victory in the state helped propel his campaign. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Primary Voters Explore Bachmann's Campaign

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U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann greets Irene Blom before speaking at a Presidential Lecture Series sponsored by The Family Leader, April 11, 2011 in Pella, Iowa. Bachmann, along with Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Gary Johnson and Rick Santorum, are expected to drop in on a Tea Party Bus Tour making its way through Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Tea Party Revs Up Bus Tour, Rolls Through Iowa

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Then-Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama waves during a May 24, 2008, campaign stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Keeping a campaign promise, Obama returns Tuesday. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Obama Wants Puerto Rico Trip To Send A Message

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