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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President Gerald Ford finishes giving a speech on Jan. 13, 1975. Ford was born 100 years ago Sunday. Marion S. Trikosko/Courtesy of Library of Congress hide caption

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The Civil Rights Stand Of A Young Gerald Ford

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Battleground Texas staff members and volunteers work around a table in a small backroom of the Travis County Democratic Office in Austin on April 24. Battleground Texas is an effort by veterans of the Obama campaign to take what they learned electing and re-electing a president and try to turn Texas blue. Rodolfo Gonzalez/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Texas Democrats See Opportunity In Changing Demographics

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Military pallbearers carry the coffin of the late New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg into the Senate chamber on Thursday. He was the only remaining World War II veteran in the Senate. Douglas Graham/AP hide caption

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WWII Vets Have All But Vanished From The Halls Of Congress

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On Recess, Senators Get An Earful Over Failed Gun Vote

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President Obama speaks at a news conference Tuesday. He addressed the use of chemical weapons in Syria and said he's weighing his options. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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How Will Obama Make His Case On Syria?

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Presidents Overlook Differences At Bush Center Opening

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United Farm Workers members were among the crowd that filled the lawn on Capitol Hill during an immigration rights rally Wednesday. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Immigration Activists Call For Faster Policy Reforms

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Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Docket Draws Crowds

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