Don Gonyea Don Gonyea is a NPR National Political Correspondent based in Washington, D.C., and travels throughout the United States covering elections and the country's political climate. His reports can be heard on all NPR programs and at NPR.org.

President Obama shakes hands as he arrives at a rally Tuesday on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, Wis. Morry Gash/AP hide caption

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White House Eyes Youth Vote Ahead Of Midterms

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Ken Buck accepts the Republican nomination for Senate on Aug. 10 in Loveland, Colo. Buck, the Weld County district attorney, defeated former Colorado Lt. Gov. Jane Norton in the primary. Eric Bellamy/The Daily Tribune/AP hide caption

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Buck Modifies Positions To Appeal To Colo. Moderates

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Tea Party: Help Or Hindrance To Republican Party

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Tea Party Favorite Upsets Del. GOP Senate Primary

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N.H. Primary: 7 Vie For GOP Senate Nomination

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A Break From Politics At The County Fair

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Economy Threatens Ohio Democrat's Re-Election

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Civil Rights Leaders Skeptical Of Glenn Beck's Rally

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In Mich., A 'Tea Party' Is Denied Spot On Ballot

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A new poll by Pew Research says that only 1 person in 3 knows President Obama is a Christian, while nearly 1 in 5 thinks he's a Muslim. Andrew Wardlow/AP hide caption

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Obama's Personal Faith Leaves Public Wondering

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GOP Jumps On Obama's Mosque Comments

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Determining Who's In Charge Of Gulf Cleanup

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No Survivors In Pakistan Airliner Crash

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Iraq, Afghanistan News Examined

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Conflict Widens In E-Books Publishing

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