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Senate Begins Probe Of Russian Hacking During U.S. Election

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper listens while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing: "Foreign Cyber Threats to the United States." (Evan Vucci/AP)
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper listens while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing: "Foreign Cyber Threats to the United States." (Evan Vucci/AP)

Top U.S. intelligence officials briefed the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday on Russia’s alleged cyber meddling in the 2016 election.

Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti gets the latest from NPR congressional reporter Scott Detrow ( @scottdetrow).

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