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August 10, 2020

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Schumer seeks to parlay election-threat briefing into legislative action

July 10, 2019 |
Charlie Mitchell

National security officials from DHS and other agencies are scheduled to brief senators and House members today behind closed doors on foreign threats to the 2020 elections, and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) is hoping a fresh look at the challenges will help spur action on stalled election-security legislation with extensive cyber implications.

The House passed a Democratic election-security bill with cyber provisions in June, but Republicans charged that negotiations over a bipartisan bill were cut short in...

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