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.

"A year later," Palin said, "I gotta ask the supporters of all that, 'How's that hopey, changey thing working out for ya?' " Ed Reinke/AP hide caption

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'How's That Hopey, Changey Stuff?' Palin Asks

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Hundreds of attendees paid $549 a ticket for the three-day National Tea Party convention in Nashville, Tenn. Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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The Tea Party Takes Shape

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Energized Tea Party Meets In Nashville

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Tea Party Weighs How To Win Over Young Voters

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Convention Brews Tea Party Tension

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Obama Holds Town Hall In Florida

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Obama Slips In Indiana, Site Of 2008 Upset Win

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Republicans Funnel Anger Into Resurgence

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CQ: Obama's Winning Streak On Hill Unprecedented

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Obama To Announce New Security Measures

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Another Guest Crashed White House Dinner

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Obama Hears First Briefings On Jet Bombing Attempt

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Advocates Laud Obama's Release Of Documents

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Obama Doesn't Expect GOP Help Passing Health Bill

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Groups Say 22M Bush-Era E-Mails Recovered

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