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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State Democrats Play Defense Ahead Of Midterm Elections

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Lawyers, Ready Your Pens: November Elections Could Mean Recounts

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President Gerald Ford and First Lady Betty Ford, with Jack and Susan Ford at their Alexandra, Va. home on August 12, 1974. The Ford family lived there for ten days until the executive mansion was ready. David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images hide caption

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An Unprecedented Transfer Of Power Marked Ford's Presidency

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Kentucky's Big Senate Contest Highlight Of Political Picnic

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A portrait of then-Sen. Warren G. Harding a few years prior to being elected president in 1920. Harding typically ranks near the bottom of U.S. presidents — but a steamy trove of love letters is putting him back in the public eye. Library of Congress hide caption

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Forget Tea Pot Dome: Harding's Love Letters Make For A New Steamy Scandal

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While Campaigning For Other Democrats, Sen. Warren Gains Fans

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President Obama waves before boarding Air Force One prior to his departure from Andrews Air Force Base on June 26. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Like Clockwork, Impeachment Talk Surfaces — But Action's Unlikely

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Die-Hard Fans Still Fill The Grids With Balls And Strikes

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In The Battle To Host The 2016 GOP, It's Alt Country Vs. Rock

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Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., talks with her father, former New Orleans Mayor Moon Landrieu, on Feb. 1. The two appear together in recent television ads for her re-election campaign. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Meet The New Stars Of Campaign Ads: Mom And Dad

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President Obama speaks to troops at Fort Bragg, N.C., in December 2011. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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The Specter Of Iraq Haunts The Political Life Of Barack Obama

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As News Of Cantor's Upset Settles, A Shakeup Still Looms On The Hill

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Clinton Uses 'Hard Choices' Book Tour To Steer Benghazi Message

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Senate Expected To Approve Sebelius Replacement At HHS

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With California Campaign, Political Pundit Decides To Try It Himself

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