GOP’s Twitter activity raises legal questions


CNN: Anonymous accounts run by Republicans allegedly sent internal polling data ahead of the election.

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CNN: Anonymous accounts run by Republicans allegedly sent internal polling data ahead of the election.

The Twitter accounts were hidden in plain sight. The profiles were publicly available but meaningless without knowledge of how to find them and decode the information, according to a source with knowledge of the activities.

The practice is the latest effort in the quest by political operatives to exploit the murky world of campaign finance laws at a time when limits on spending in politics are eroding and regulators are being defanged.

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