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 Trump delivered lengthy remarks to delegates gathered in Charlotte, N.C., on the first day of the Republican National Convention. Jessica Koscielniak/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Today's GOP 'Is Donald Trump's Party'

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How Trump Has Changed The Republican Party

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Barack Obama, then a little known state senator and candidate for U.S. Senate from Illinois, speaks during the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston. Laura Rauch/AP hide caption

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Political Conventions Will Likely Never Be The Same

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Will 2020 Mark The End Of Political Conventions?

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Like Joe Biden, Susan Rice, seen here in April 2019, has deep experience with foreign policy issues. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Susan Rice, Perhaps An Unlikely Contender, Lands On Biden's VP Shortlist

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Joe Biden's Potential Running Mate: Who Is Susan Rice?

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President Trump participates in a White House event Tuesday on how to reopen schools safely. After insisting that the Republican National Convention should be in person with thousands of people, Trump said he is "flexible" about the format. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What It's Like To Campaign For State Legislature In A Pandemic

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How Trump's 'Law And Order' Strategy Differs From Nixon

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Arizona Becomes A Battleground State Before 2020 Elections

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President Trump toured a Honeywell International Inc. factory producing N95 masks during in Phoenix on Tuesday, his first trip since widespread COVID-19 related lockdowns went into effect. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Older Voters Swing Toward Biden In Polls Amid Pandemic

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