Senate Intel Makes Security Recommendations for the 2018 Election

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Senate intelligence committee leaders unveiled the first set of findings from their yearlong Russia probe on Tuesday — a series of recommendations for states and branches of the federal government to protect this year’s midterm elections from the type of foreign meddling that cast doubt over the 2016 polls.

At a Capitol Hill news conference, committee Chairman Richard Burr and Mark Warner, the panel’s top Democrat, announced that after more than a year of investigating the issue, they had confidence the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Election Assistance Commission, state and local governments and other groups are addressing vulnerabilities exposed in 2016.

“We’re now at a point where …

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