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Senate Republican leader backs investigation into alleged election hacking

Senate Republican leader backs investigation into alleged election hacking

Written by on December 12, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell decried Russian hacking aimed at interfering in the 2016 presidential election on Monday and backed an investigation, even as President-elect Donald Trump dismissed concerns about the matter. “Any foreign breach of our cyber security measures is disturbing and I strongly condemn any such efforts,” McConnell said […]

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Twitter deemed unreliable as a predictor of election outcomes

Twitter deemed unreliable as a predictor of election outcomes

Written by on February 17, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – In politics, it is said that all press is good press. But that does not necessarily apply to tweets, according to a study released this week. In fact, it is difficult to predict the outcome of an election based on the amount of Twitter buzz a candidate gets, according to the […]

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