U.S. could use sanctions to punish Russia for election hacking

A Republican lawmaker will propose legislation to go after the country's cyber criminals

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The U.S. response to election-related hacks that the Obama administration now blames on the Russian government could include sanctions against that country.

The administration has said that it has a range of options, including economic sanctions, to respond to Russian cyber attacks. On Friday, a Republican lawmaker said he would propose legislation to move those sanctions forward.

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