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Facebook Is On The Defensive After 'NYT' Report On Response To Russian Interference

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Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown Discusses A Potential 2020 Bid

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Conservative Lawyers Form Group To Focus On Trump And The Rule Of Law

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Former Florida Secretary Of State Weighs In On Election Recounts

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Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney Vows To Change Republicans' Messaging

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Why Florida's Broward County Always Seems Mired In Scandal

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Florida's U.S. Senate Race Headed For Hand Recount

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Inside The Russian Disinformation Playbook: Exploit Tension, Sow Chaos

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) sits beside Vice President Pence, who talks to U.S. national security adviser John Bolton (left) during the 13th East Asian Summit in Singapore on Thursday. Anton Raharjo/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Supports Changes To Criminal Justice System

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Deadline Nears For Florida Recounts To Be Completed

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