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Common Cause Joins Senator McCain in Calling for Select Committee to Investigate Russian Interference in 2016 Election

December 13, 2016

The increasing evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 election demands an exhaustive investigation and expedited bi-partisan hearings. The troubling findings of the U.S. intelligence community and are only compounded by the unprecedented lack of transparency concerning business connections between President-elect Donald Trump and Russian interests.

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Obama Administration Joining Investigations of Russian Hacking & Meddling in 2016 Election

December 9, 2016

“President Obama lends important muscle to the investigation that must begin now in any involvement by any foreign agent in the 2016 election. With Senators McCain and Graham announcing hearings after the first of the year, the President’s investigation can inform the congressional efforts and ensure that this effort is not about partisan power games, but about preserving and protecting the integrity of our elections by learning everything we can through these investigations and improving security moving forward.”

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