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Russian election assault poses quandary for 2018 campaigns

Mar 01, 2018 - Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - Encrypted messages. Two-factor authentication. Real-time monitoring of social media for malicious internet bot activity.

This is the new reality for candidates running in 2018, scared of email hacks and elaborate misinformation schemes like the ones Russia used to disrupt the 2016 campaign.

And many candidates say they're concerned they can't rely on Congress or the White House for advice, or protection.

"Since many in Washington continue to bury their head in...