Letitia Stein

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8 Nov 2018 | 11:58 PM

Recounts, runoffs loom over high-profile elections in Florida, Georgia

(Reuters) - High-profile U.S. elections in Georgia, Florida and Arizona remained unresolved on Thursday, two days after the vote, with the prospect of legal challenges, recounts and ballot reviews setting the stage for possible weeks of uncertainty.

8 Nov 2018 | 2:13 AM

More candidates, more money and a big bet: How Democrats won the House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - “Expand the battlefield.”

7 Nov 2018 | 1:04 PM

Democrats pick up U.S. governorships but lose Florida, Ohio

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Democrats picked up governorships in Kansas and at least three other U.S. states on Tuesday but failed to win high-profile races in Florida and Ohio, as voters cast ballots in three dozen gubernatorial contests across the country.

31 Oct 2018 | 7:28 PM

Democrats up in hard-fought Florida; Republicans close gap in Arizona

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Democrats have pulled ahead in Florida's marquee races for the U.S. Senate and governor, a new Reuters opinion poll showed on Wednesday, as President Donald Trump was set to return to the battleground state in a closing bid to bail out Republicans.

26 Oct 2018 | 6:09 PM

Special report - How Republicans are using immigration to scare voters to the polls

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (Reuters) - The commercial opens with an appeal to fear: a hoodie-wearing man prowling an alley, knife in hand. His face remains hidden but the ad makes it clear: He’s an illegal immigrant.

9 Sep 2018 | 5:49 PM

Hurricane Florence strengthens, churns toward U.S. Southeast coast

(Reuters) - Category 1 hurricane Florence gained strength on Sunday in the central Atlantic and is expected to turn into a major storm by Monday night as it churns over the open ocean and heads towards the U.S. East Coast, the U.S. hurricane agency said.

23 Aug 2018 | 9:19 PM

Special Report - Inside the progressive movement roiling the U.S. Democratic Party

MIAMI (Reuters) - In another year, Donna Shalala might have had an easy ride to Washington.

9 Aug 2018 | 6:10 PM

'Who are we?' Big donors battle for Democrats' future in Florida

SARASOTA, Fla. (Reuters) - Andrew Gillum, the son of a bus driver who became the mayor of Florida's capital, is struggling to gain traction with voters in his bid to become the state's first black governor.

13 Jun 2018 | 8:13 PM

U.S. Democrats fight for their future in tough statehouse races

TAMPA, Fla./NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democrats are making an all-out push to retake control of state legislatures across the United States this fall. But in the states most crucial to the party's future, they face grim odds, a Reuters analysis of election data has found.

2 Feb 2018 | 6:09 AM

Sexual abuse scandal weighs on U.S. gymnastics centres

LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - Gymnastics coach Jamie Boyd-Hamilton is painfully questioning everything that once seemed normal in the Michigan community at the epicentre of a doctor's sexual abuse of young athletes.