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How secure is the U.S. election system? Is Russia attempting to sway the outcome of the November presidential election? That's what lawmakers and government officials are asking after reports of cyber incidents with political committees and voter registration databases. Follow the latest developments here:

House Intel Chair Lashes Intelligence Community for Ducking Election Hacks Briefing

December 15, 2016 Intel leaders could be enabling political manipulation of intelligence, Rep. Devin Nunes charges.

Earnest: Intelligence Conclusions on Election Hacking Not Political

December 14, 2016 Trump has charged the IC’s conclusion Russia hacked the DNC was politically motivated.

Senators Demand Criminal Investigation into Russian Election Hacking

December 13, 2016 The demand joins a trove of investigations and requested investigations related to the hacking.

House Intelligence Chairman Opposes Special Election Hacking Probe

December 12, 2016 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has endorsed an intelligence committee-led investigation in the Senate.

Obama Launches Review of Russian Election Hacking

December 9, 2016 The report will be delivered to Congress before Obama leaves office.

Trump May Be on Collision Course with Congress over Russian Hacking

December 7, 2016 Lawmakers call Russian meddling in the election a threat to democracy; Trump says it never happened.

Election Security Expert Urges Paper Trail Audit

November 23, 2016 A recount in key states will ensure the election wasn’t influenced by cyber meddling and dissuade future election hacks, J. Alex Halderman says.

Governors Defend Election Infrastructure Amid Hacking Fears

November 4, 2016 National Governors Association leaders cite cyber testing and the decentralized voting system.

Ohio Taps National Guard Cyber Unit to Help Secure Elections

November 3, 2016 It’s another part of the state's election contingency plans, which also include additional paper ballots and paper versions of the voter registration lists.

What an NFL Coach, the Pentagon and Election Systems Have in Common

October 19, 2016 Does going low-tech make sense in some circumstances?

Top US Officials Say Russia 'Authorized' DNC Hacks

October 7, 2016 "These thefts and disclosures are intended to interfere with the U.S. election process," said a statement from DHS and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Report: Hackers Attack 20 Voter Registration Systems

October 3, 2016 Every attack hasn't been successful.

Election Systems Are Vulnerable But Not How You Think

September 29, 2016 Undermining citizens’ confidence in the election outcome has been a side effect of conspiracy theorists, campaigns and recent headlines, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp told lawmakers.

9 States Accept DHS' Election Security Support

September 21, 2016 Homeland Security Jeh Johnson urges more states to take up the department's offer.

NSA Director: Cyberattacks On State Election Systems Still a Concern

September 14, 2016 Sen. John McCain pressed Adm, Michael Rogers during a hearing Tuesday.

Lawmakers: How Secure Are Voting Machines?

September 13, 2016 After campaign and voter database hacks, a House committee wants to know if voters can trust the process.

5 Steps To Make US Elections Less Hackable

September 2, 2016 As shadowy actors work to hack U.S. elections, a few simple steps could make electronic voting more secure, says one expert.

FBI: Hackers Target 2 State Election Databases

August 29, 2016 An FBI bulletin warns of possibly linked attacks on two states' election databases.

DHS Offers States Cybersecurity Help with Elections

August 17, 2016 DHS launched Voting Infrastructure Cybersecurity Action Plan Campaign to raise election security awareness.

Carper: ‘Election Security is Critical’

August 8, 2016 A foreign actor's cyberattack on election systems could jeopardize the integrity of the voting process, according to the senator.

DHS Chief: ‘We Are Actively Thinking About Election Cybersecurity’

August 4, 2016 DHS officials are considering designating the election process as a critical infrastructure category.

At Least One State Declines Offer for DHS Voting Security

August 25, 2016 Some security experts say it wouldn't even take the resources of a foreign nation to manipulate actual votes using this country's antiquated tallying systems.

How Putin Weaponized WikiLeaks to Influence the Presidential Election

July 25, 2016 Evidence suggests a Russian intelligence group was the source of the most recent WikiLeaks intel dump, which was aimed to influence the U.S. election.