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Grant Smith

Heated U.S. congressional races on pace to break fundraising records

Oct 16 2018

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON This year's U.S. congressional campaign season is on pace to break fundraising records, driven in part by unprecedented hauls by at least five candidates from both major parties, according to a Reuters analysis of campaign finance disclosures.

Democrats fight for their future in tough statehouse races

Jun 13 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.

Ahead of November election, old voting machines stir concerns among U.S. officials

May 31 2018

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania U.S. election officials responsible for managing more than a dozen close races this November share a fear: Outdated voting machines in their districts could undermine confidence in election results that will determine which party controls the U.S. Congress. | Video

Democrats outraising Republicans in key House races

Apr 16 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Democrats have a $10.5 million fundraising advantage over Republicans in the 25 most competitive races for seats the U.S. House of Representatives ahead of the November elections, according to an analysis by Reuters.

Democrats outraising Republicans in U.S. House races

Apr 16 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, April 16 Democrats collectively have a $10.5 million fundraising advantage over Republicans in the 25 most competitive races for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives that are viewed as key to determining which party controls the chamber after the November elections, according to an analysis of disclosures reviewed by Reuters.

Missing hyphens will make it hard for some people to vote in U.S. election

Apr 11 2018

ATLANTA/NEW YORK Fabiola Diaz, 18, sits in the food court of her Georgia high school and meticulously fills out a voter registration form.

Special Report: Why 'higher risk' human targets get shocked with Tasers

Feb 07 2018

By Grant Smith, Jason Szep, Peter Eisler, Linda So and Lisa Girion | Video

Special Report: A 911 plea for help, a Taser shot and the toll of stun guns

Aug 23 2017

ONTARIO, California As her husband stalked around the back yard, upending chairs and screaming about demons, Nancy Schrock knew he was unraveling fast. She dialed the police.

How Reuters tracked fatalities and Taser incidents

Aug 22 2017

In a first-of-its-kind review of court documents, police reports, other public records and news accounts, Reuters compiled the most comprehensive public accounting to date of deaths and litigation that followed police use of Tasers.

How Reuters tracked fatalities and Taser incidents

Aug 22 2017

In a first-of-its-kind review of court documents, police reports, other public records and news accounts, Reuters compiled the most comprehensive public accounting to date of deaths and litigation that followed police use of Tasers.

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