Democrats Seek New FEC Rules on Social Media Politics After Russian Facebook Ads

Democrats on Capitol Hill are launching new efforts to prevent Russians and other foreigners outside the U.S. from using social media to interfere in future American elections.

House and Senate Democrats sent a letter to the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday asking them to consider new rules that would prevent foreigners from using online advertising platforms like Facebook and Twitter to influence voters.

“We encourage the Federal Election Commission to take immediate steps to...

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