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Aug 24, 2018
Google disables accounts linked to alleged Iranian political influence campaignGoogle said its own forensic research shows the accounts were set up by people associated with IRIB.
Jan 14, 2018
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning seeks election to US Senate seat in MarylandWhistleblower Chelsea Manning, jailed for leaking classified information, is seeking election to the US Senate in the state of Maryland, a document says.
Nov 14, 2017
Facebook agrees to support new limited federal rules on online political adsFacebook has also endorsed rules requiring greater transparency around candidate-focused ads that run in the weeks around Election Day.
Nov 10, 2017
Google supports US regulator's efforts to tighten rules on online political advertising to avoid foreign influenceThe stance marks an about-face from 2010 when Google sought an affirmative exemption from a requirement that an ad should state who purchased it.
Sep 21, 2017
Twitter to meet US Senate committe on intelligence for the 2016 US Presidential elections probeTwitter’s meeting with the committee comes amid mounting pressure on regulators and Silicon Valley companies to open up the opaque world of online political ads and to prevent governments from using them to sway elections or attempt other meddling.
Sep 07, 2017
Facebook finds probable Russian-based operation funding US ads with political messageFacebook said it had found that an operation likely based in Russia spent $100,000 on thousands of US ads promoting divisive social and political messages.
Jun 29, 2017
Five months into office, Donald Trump's early campaigning for re-election raises ethical flagsBarely five months into office, Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election. This historically early campaigning comes with clear fundraising benefits, but it has raised red flags.
May 18, 2016
Donald Trump claims net worth of more than $10 billionRepublican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump claimed again Tuesday that he is worth "in excess of $10 billion" — more than twice the level of independent estimates.