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TODAY: SANDBERG & CBC — Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is set to huddle today with members of the Congressional Black Caucus, who are pressing the social network to boost the diversity of its workforce and prevent Russian-linked entities from targeting groups like Black Lives Matter to sow racial discord. “We can’t conclusively say these actions impacted the outcome of the election. But we can say that these ads caused harm and additional resentment to young people who unselfishly fight for justice and equality for African Americans and other marginalized communities,” CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) said in a statement ahead of the meeting.
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— Sandberg had an eventful day on the Hill Wednesday: “House Intelligence Committee leaders announced Wednesday that they will release Facebook ads linked to Russian efforts to influence…