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Letitia Stein

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20 Jul 2019 | 3:49 AM

In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle'

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (Reuters) - An immigrant to the United States, Suzanne Vale took no offence at Republican President Donald Trump's tweet this week telling Democratic congresswomen they are free to "go back" to their ancestral homes if America is not to their liking.

28 Jun 2019 | 11:25 AM

Democratic debate highlights - Food fights and racial divisions

MIAMI (Reuters) - The front-runners of the crowded Democratic presidential contest jostled on Thursday night over issues of race relations and whether the time had come for a new generation of leaders.

27 Jun 2019 | 1:49 PM

O'Rourke struggles, Castro emerges and Warren avoids trouble in Democratic debate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ten Democrats took the stage in the first Democratic debate of the 2020 U.S. election campaign on Wednesday night, each trying to introduce themselves to millions of voters who will decide whether they should be president.

27 Jun 2019 | 12:32 PM

Factbox - Democratic presidential candidates spar on health insurance, immigration and more

(Reuters) - Ten Democratic presidential candidates took the debate stage on Wednesday night for the first head-to-head primary face-off.

19 Apr 2019 | 6:12 PM

In divided America, Mueller report hardens the most strident

CLEARWATER, Florida/LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - After months as volunteer activists demanding that President Donald Trump be impeached, Eileen and Michael O'Brien sat on their couch on Thursday, cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448-page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would make impeachment a reality.

18 Nov 2018 | 8:15 AM

Republican DeSantis secures Florida governor's seat after rival Gillum concedes

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Democrat Andrew Gillum, who had sought to become Florida's first black governor, conceded on Saturday, after a recount showed he had no way of catching his Republican rival Ron DeSantis, an ally of President Donald Trump.

17 Nov 2018 | 7:36 AM

Abrams admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race

(Reuters) - Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams admitted defeat in her effort to become the first black female U.S. governor on Friday, but said she planned to sue the state over voting problems and "gross mismanagement" of the election.

16 Nov 2018 | 3:56 AM

Florida races to complete recount in U.S. Senate, governor races

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida election officials on Thursday were racing toward a deadline to finish a recount of ballots in close races for the U.S. Senate and governor's seat, and a federal judge expressed frustration with an election system he called "the laughing stock of the world."

13 Nov 2018 | 7:24 AM

How the Florida recount will unfold - and why it matters

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida elections officials are racing to recount ballots this week after razor-thin voting margins left the state's marquee contests for the U.S. Senate and governor too close to call.

12 Nov 2018 | 11:28 PM

Trump seeks end of Florida recount; Democrats win Arizona U.S. Senate seat

TAMPA, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Florida election officials to end a recount and declare his fellow Republicans the winners of disputed races in last week's elections, while Democrats picked up a U.S. Senate seat in Arizona.