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The late Hugo Chavez and Donald Trump share similarities in their attempts to use illness for political gain. (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Donald Trump, Hugo Chávez: Using illness for political gain and to erode democracy

Even though they occupied different ends of the political spectrum, Donald Trump and the late Hugo Chávez share one thing in common — their attempts to use illness to benefit them politically.
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How Twitter bots affected the US presidential campaign

In addition to the meddling alleged in the new Mueller indictments, about one in every five election-related tweets was generated by software, not humans.

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