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Can Russian hackers disrupt the election? And Melania Trump would focus on cyberbullying as first lady

November 4, 2016
How real is the threat to American democracy from Russian hackers?

Trump denies allegations of sexual assault and Wikileaks releases hacked Clinton campaign emails

October 14, 2016
Several women have accused Republican nominee Donald Trump of inappropriate contact over several decades.
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Clinton campaign chariman ties email hack to Russians, suggests Trump had early warning

October 12, 2016
Anne Gearan, John Wagner | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign chairman, John Podesta, said Tuesday that the FBI is investigating a "criminal hack" of his private email account, which he blamed on Russia and suggested that the campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump could have known what was coming.
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Michelle Obama hits the campaign trail, candidates' health takes center stage and voters ask "Is America still great?"

September 16, 2016
First Lady is an effective surrogate for Hillary Clinton and pessimism is "deeply ingrained" with many Americans
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Details of Syria Pact Widen Rift Between John Kerry and Pentagon

September 14, 2016
Helene Cooper, David Sanger | The New York Times
The agreement that Secretary of State John Kerry announced with Russia to reduce the killing in Syria has widened an increasingly public divide between Mr. Kerry and Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, who has deep reservations about the plan for American and Russian forces to jointly target terrorist groups.
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Clinton Calls Trump’s Praise for Putin ‘Astonishing’ Display

September 9, 2016
Jennifer Epstein, Margaret Talev | Bloomberg
Democratic nominee says Trump ‘trash-talked’ U.S. generals & Trump campaign decries ‘desperate attacks’ by Clinton
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On Final Asia Trip, Obama Faces Tests to U.S. Power

September 8, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
One of President Barack Obama’s final turns on the international stage before leaving office spotlighted how some world leaders are testing the limits of U.S. power just months before a new American administration.
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Top secret committee tasked with studying Russian hacks ahead of election

August 31, 2016
Pete Williams | NBC
The Foreign Denial and Deception Committee is said to be examining recent alleged cyberattacks by the Russians. This comes after U.S. officials say Russian hackers failed to hack into Arizona’s online voter registration system.
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Donald Trump Calls Comments About Russia and Clinton Emails ‘Sarcastic’

July 29, 2016
Ashley Parker, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
Facing a torrent of criticism over his comments seeming to condone the hacking of Hillary Clinton’s emails by Russian intelligence services, Donald J. Trump and his allies on Thursday sought to tamp down his remarks, with Mr. Trump saying he was simply being “sarcastic.”
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