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Most U.S. Democratic presidential hopefuls still relying on large campaign donations

17 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON As U.S. Democrats emphasize building their 2020 presidential campaigns on grassroots support, fewer than half amassed at least 50 percent of their early financial backing from small-dollar donations, a Reuters analysis found.

Sanders leads crowded 2020 Democrats field in total fundraising

16 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON In the crowded field of Democrats jockeying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has raised more money than his rivals, with more of it coming from small-dollar donors and more from outside his home state.

As death toll keeps rising, U.S. communities start rethinking Taser use

04 Feb 2019

Warren Ragudo died after two Taser shocks by police intervening in a family altercation. Ramzi Saad died after a Taser shock by police during a dispute between Saad and his mother. Chinedu Okobi died after police used a Taser to subdue him in a confrontation they blamed on his refusal to stop walking in traffic. | Video

Trump re-election campaign began 2019 with $19 million in cash

01 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump began the year with $19.2 million in campaign cash, a war chest that gives him a head start on Democrats lining up for the chance to run against the Republican in the 2020 White House race.

Non-stop ads and robocalls: welcome to America's costliest election

04 Nov 2018

PALMDALE, Calif. Wendy Burke has had enough. Campaign advertisements bombard her favorite TV shows. Dozens of election pamphlets fill her mailbox. Every day, she gets several political calls on her cell phone and more on her landline. Strangers knock at her door seeking her vote.

Coal union boosts giving to Democrats as hopes dim for industry revival

30 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The top U.S. coal miners union has put a larger share of its campaign donations behind Democrats ahead of the Nov. 6 elections than in 2016, as dimming hopes for a coal industry revival led by President Donald Trump reinforce fears about the safety of worker pensions.

Coal union boosts giving to Democrats as hopes dim for industry revival

29 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON, Oct 29 The top U.S. coal miners union has put a larger share of its campaign donations behind Democrats ahead of the Nov. 6 elections than in 2016, as dimming hopes for a coal industry revival led by President Donald Trump reinforce fears about the safety of worker pensions.

Anti-Waffen-Lobby in den USA bei Wahlkampfspenden vorn

29 Oct 2018

New York Erstmals seit mindestens zwei Jahrzehnten haben die Befürworter von strengeren Waffengesetzen im US-Wahlkampf mehr Geld ausgegeben als die Waffenlobby um die National Rifle Association (NRA).

U.S. gun-control groups outspending pro-gun forces on election

26 Oct 2018

NEW YORK U.S. gun-control advocates have outspent by more than 40 percent gun-rights groups on next month's congressional elections, reversing the National Rifle Association's longstanding dominance in spending on gun politics.

Americans' anger may help Democrats in November 6 vote: Reuters/Ipsos poll

25 Oct 2018

NEW YORK Ben Chico, 67, a Republican in California, says his annoyance with Democrats morphed into full-blown outrage when he heard they might try to impeach President Donald Trump after the Nov. 6 elections. | Video

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