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.

Sen. Kelly Ayotte, joined by Sen. Lindsey Graham and Sen. John McCain, discusses the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol Hill earlier this month. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Rice Controversy Raises Ayotte's Profile

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Ohio And Florida: Checking In With Two Key States

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Presidential Campaigns Need Volunteers To Succeed

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Voter Turnout Efforts Going Full Steam In Wisconsin

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McGovern, From WWII Pilot To Embattled Candidate

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McGovern listens to a constituent in 1974. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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McGovern Legacy Offers More Than A Lost Presidency

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In Ohio, Bill Clinton Opens For 'The Boss'

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Volunteers Labor To Get Early Voters Out In Iowa

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney lived in Stevens Hall while he was attending Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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Strict Private School Prepped Romney To 'Aim High'

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No. 2s, Biden, Ryan, Square Off In Combative Debate

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Scramble For Ohio Has High Stakes For Romney

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Obama Leads In Nevada Despite State's Poor Economy

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