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Modest measures to thwart foreign election hacking in annual defense bill

Posted on AllSides December 18th, 2019
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Election security advocates can claim their second victory in Congress this week with the passage of legislation intended to prevent foreign interference in the American democratic system.

The second measure was sent to the White House for President Trump's sure signature just as a bipartisan government-wide spending agreement, including $425 million for election security grants to the states, was sealed and started its own speedy trip through Congress.

The election language was included in the annual bill that outlines defense policy for the country. It is a portion of legislation...

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