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Letitia Stein

Florida's Gillum leads registration drive to help Democrats win back state

Mar 20 2019

TAMPA, Fla. Andrew Gillum, a rising Democratic star who narrowly lost to a Republican in the 2018 election for Florida governor, on Wednesday set a goal of registering 1 million voters to help his party win the battleground state in the 2020 presidential contest.

Florida's Gillum leads registration drive to help Democrats win back state

Mar 20 2019

TAMPA, Fla. Andrew Gillum, a rising Democratic star who narrowly lost to a Republican in the 2018 election for Florida governor, on Wednesday set a goal of registering 1 million voters to help his party win the battleground state in the 2020 presidential contest.

Republican Harris will not run again after tainted U.S. House election

Feb 26 2019

North Carolina Republican Mark Harris said on Tuesday that he will not run in the re-do of a U.S. House of Representatives election that drew national scrutiny because of ballot fraud. | Video

Lawsuit accuses Trump of kissing campaign worker without her consent

Feb 25 2019

TAMPA, Fla. A woman who worked on Donald Trump's presidential campaign sued the president on Monday, accusing him of kissing her without consent before a 2016 rally in Tampa, Florida.

'Do something:' After school shooting, Florida mother chooses action

Feb 07 2019

PARKLAND, Fla. After screaming out on national television for President Donald Trump to "please do something" to prevent another school shooting like the one that had just killed her daughter, Lori Alhadeff heeded her own call for action. | Video

Florida governor suspends sheriff for response to school massacre

Jan 12 2019

TAMPA, Fla. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday suspended the local sheriff criticized for the police response to last year's mass shooting that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. | Video

Florida pardons wrongly accused 'Groveland Four' after 70 years

Jan 11 2019

TAMPA, Fla. Four black men wrongly accused of raping a white teenager 70 years ago were pardoned by top Florida officials on Friday, a long-sought step in a case seen as a historic racial injustice.

North Carolina political consultant cited in probe of 2016 election: documents

Dec 19 2018

A North Carolina political consultant at the center of a probe into possible election fraud in a Congressional contest last month appeared to have paid for the collection of absentee ballots in a 2016 contest, which would be a violation of state election laws, according to documents released on Wednesday.

Politics cloud felon voting rights restoration in Florida

Dec 15 2018

TAMPA, Fla. Elections officials across Florida say they expect former felons to flock to their offices to register to vote next month when a newly passed ballot initiative launches one of the largest enfranchisement efforts in modern U.S. history.

North Carolina Republicans open to new U.S. House seat vote if fraud found

Dec 06 2018

North Carolina Republican Party leaders said on Thursday they would be open to holding a new congressional election in a district roiled by fraud allegations if a state investigation finds enough evidence that the outcome of the race was affected.

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