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Ryan Dickey, a veteran cyber prosecutor, has been added to special counsel Robert Mueller's team, according to the Washington Post.

Why it matters: Dickey is "the first publicly known member of the team specializing solely in cyber issues," the Post reports. An important part of Mueller's investigation revolves around cybersecurity: the hacking of DNC and Clinton campaign emails by Russia.

  • One more thing: If Mueller can prove that Trump campaign officials coordinated with Russia over the hacks to influence the 2016 election, he could possibly seek a charge for "conspiracy to violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act," per the Post.

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Obama: The rest of us have to live with the consequences of what Trump's done

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Campaigning for Joe Biden at a car rally in Miami on Saturday, Barack Obama railed against President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying "the rest of us have to live with the consequences of what he's done."

Driving the news: With less than two weeks before the election, the Biden campaign is drawing on the former president's popularity with Democrats to drive turnout and motivate voters.

Murkowski says she'll vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said Saturday that she'll vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday, despite her opposition to the process that's recently transpired.

The big picture: Murkowski's decision leaves Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) as the only Republican expected to vote against Barrett.

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