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Ben Cardin to introduce bill on Russia

Ben Cardin to introduce bill on Russia

Sen. Ben Cardin, the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will unveil legislation Thursday that he said will respond to Russia's alleged cyber attacks during the presidential election as well as Moscow's involvement in Syria and Ukraine.

The legislation is part of a broader, bipartisan push on Capitol Hill to offer some answer to Moscow -- possibly before President Barack Obama's term ends in January. President-elect Donald Trump extended a more conciliatory tone to Russian President Vladimir Putin throughout the campaign.

Cardin did not discuss specifics of his proposal, which he said he would lay out in a speech Thursday. Asked if the bill would...