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Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought the Foreign Agents Registration Act into the spotlight with indictments last month of Paul Manafort and his longtime business associate Rick Gates. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions waits for the beginning of a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Alabama Chief Justice and current U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a rally on Sept. 25 in Fairhope, Ala. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Woman Accuses Alabama Senate Candidate Of Sexual Contact When She Was 14

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Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process are displayed as, from left, Google's Kent Walker, Facebook's Colin Stretch and Twitter's Sean Edgett, testify during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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How Russian-Backed Agitation Online Spilled Into The Real World In 2016

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Representatives of Facebook, Google and Twitter are testifying on Capitol Hill on Tuesday about Russia's use of their platforms. Liam James Doyle/NPR hide caption

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George Papadopoulos, left, pleaded guilty earlier this month to lying to FBI agents about a series of meetings he took and planned while he was a foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign. Costas Bej/Courtesy of The National Herald hide caption

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (right), leaves U.S. District Court after pleading not guilty to federal charges, including "conspiracy against the United States," on Monday in Washington, D.C. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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2016 Under Scrutiny: A Timeline Of Russia Connections

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Twitter ended its advertising relationship with Russia Today and Sputnik on Thursday based on "the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that both RT and Sputnik attempted to interfere with the election on behalf of the Russian government." NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks while flanked by and Rep. Don DeSantis, R-Fla., as he announces that his committee and the House oversight committee are starting an investigation into a 2010 deal between Russia and the Obama Administration. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel tasked with investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election for the Justice Department, departs Capitol Hill in June. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister and president of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), center, raises his arm during an election campaign rally in Tokyo, on Saturday. Exit polls show the LDP winning a majority of parliament seats in Sunday's election. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Roger Stone (right), a former adviser to President Trump, arrives to appear before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. Stone flatly denied any accusations of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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President Vladimir Putin's Russia appears to have meddled less in the German elections, in which Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to retain power, than in other countries' recently. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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