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.
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GOP Voters Plan To Do Their Part For A 'Red Wave' In November

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Obama Rallies For Cordray To Reclaim Ohio

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Lee Greenwood performs in Illinois in 1984. Released that spring to a modest chart showing, "God Bless the U.S.A." found staying power as political campaigns began to adopt it. Paul Natkin/Getty Images hide caption

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'God Bless The U.S.A.,' A Country Anthem With Enduring Political Power

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What Some West Virginia Residents Have To Say On Why They Don't Vote

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On The Sidelines Of Democracy: Exploring Why So Many Americans Don't Vote

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Obama Gives First Direct Public Rebuke Of President Trump

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What Ayanna Pressley's Upset In Massachusetts Says About Democratic Voters

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Former VP Biden Gives Emotional Tribute At McCain's Memorial Service

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Revisiting 1968's Democratic National Convention In Chicago

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John McCain is escorted by Lt. Cmdr. Jay Coupe Jr. to Hanoi's Gia Lam Airport on March 14, 1973, after 5 1/2 years as a prisoner of war. Horst Faas/AP hide caption

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From A POW Prison, John McCain Emerged A 'Maverick'

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Demonstrators gather outside the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting to protest the use of "superdelegates" in the party's presidential nomination process. The DNC voted to drastically reduce their role this weekend. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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DNC Votes To Largely Strip 'Superdelegates' Of Presidential Nominating Power

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"The beauty of songs, I think, is if you do it right a lot of people can relate to it in their own way," Amanda Shires says. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Amanda Shires Won't 'Give Away The Secrets' Of Her Songs

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