Letitia Stein

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

10 Sep 2018

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. | Video

Trump-backed candidate's 'monkey' comment draws fire in Florida race

30 Aug 2018

TAMPA Republican U.S. Congressman Ron DeSantis came under fire on Wednesday when the President Trump-backed Florida gubernatorial candidate said his state should not "monkey this up" by electing Democratic Mayor Andrew Gillum, who is African-American. | Video

Democratic left, Trump loyalists, women win U.S. nominating contests

29 Aug 2018

TAMPA, Fla. Liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans loyal to Donald Trump scored victories in nominating contests for Florida and Arizona, giving momentum to the insurgent wings of America's two main parties ahead of November elections.

Liberal Democrat and Trump-backed Republican to face off for Florida governor

29 Aug 2018

Liberal mayor Andrew Gillum pulled off a stunning upset in the Democratic primary for Florida governor on Tuesday, beating several better-funded rivals to set up a November showdown against a Republican aligned with President Donald Trump. | Video

Inside the progressive movement roiling the Democratic Party

24 Aug 2018

MIAMI In another year, Donna Shalala might have had an easy ride to Washington. | Video

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

09 Aug 2018

SARASOTA, Fla. 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. | Video

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

13 Jun 2018

TAMPA, Fla./NEW YORK 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. | Video

Black candidate makes history as women advance in U.S. midterms

23 May 2018

Democratic voters rallied on Tuesday for the chance to make history in November by selecting a ticket filled with female candidates, including a bid to elect the first African-American female governor in the United States.

Gender, guns, partisan infighting define state nominating contests

22 May 2018

Voters in several states are casting ballots on Tuesday for candidates who could make U.S. political history.

Florida Republican Governor Scott enters marquee U.S. Senate race

10 Apr 2018

Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott on Monday kicked off his campaign for the U.S. Senate, challenging Democrat Bill Nelson in a race expected to be among the most competitive contests to decide which party controls Congress. | Video

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