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Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff

Jul 16 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls has spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that may bring more name recognition and help raise money, according to disclosures filed late on Monday.

Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff

Jul 16 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, July 16 The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that can bring more name recognition and help raise money, according to disclosures filed late on Monday.

The Deciders: Inside the Reuters series on some of America’s most politically competitive places

Jun 20 2019

The road to the White House next year runs through a handful of U.S. states where the election is expected to be especially close due to changing demographics and the polarizing politics of Republican President Donald Trump.

The Deciders: Inside the Reuters series on some of America’s most politically competitive places

Jun 20 2019

The road to the White House next year runs through a handful of U.S. states where the election is expected to be especially close due to changing demographics and the polarizing politics of Republican President Donald Trump. | Video

The Deciders - Inside the Reuters series on some of America’s most politically competitive places

Jun 20 2019

The road to the White House next year runs through a handful of U.S. states where the election is expected to be especially close due to changing demographics and the polarizing politics of Republican President Donald Trump.

Most Democratic presidential hopefuls still relying on large campaign donations

Apr 17 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

Apr 16 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.

INSIGHT-As death toll keeps rising, US communities start rethinking Taser use

Feb 04 2019

Feb 4 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.

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

Jan 31 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

Nov 04 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.

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