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  • FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016, file photo, John Podesta announces that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will not be making an appearance at Jacob Javits Center in New York. The chairman of Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, veteran of Capital Hill and former chair of the think tank Center for American Progress was the target of three phishing emails in March 2016 at his campaign address and four from March to April 2016 at his Gmail address. The hack and online publication of his email created headlines for weeks and rocked Clinton’s campaign as election day neared in 2016.

    FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016, file photo, John Podesta announces that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will not be making an appearance at Jacob Javits Center in New York. The chairman of Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, veteran of Capital Hill and former chair of the think tank Center for American Progress was the target of three phishing emails in March 2016 at his campaign address and four from March to April 2016 at his Gmail address. The hack and online publication of his email created headlines for weeks and rocked Clinton’s campaign as election day neared in 2016.
    Associated Press

  • FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 file photo, Robby Mook, center, accompanied by Director of Communications Jennifer Palmieri, speaks to members of the media aboard Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign plane while traveling to Iowa. Mook, the campaign manager for Clinton’s 2016 presidential run and a veteran of state political campaigns, was the target of one phishing email at his campaign address in April 2016, and 16 more from March to May 2016 at two of his Gmail accounts.

    FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 file photo, Robby Mook, center, accompanied by Director of Communications Jennifer Palmieri, speaks to members of the media aboard Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign plane while traveling to Iowa. Mook, the campaign manager for Clinton’s 2016 presidential run and a veteran of state political campaigns, was the target of one phishing email at his campaign address in April 2016, and 16 more from March to May 2016 at two of his Gmail accounts.
    Associated Press

  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, Huma Abedin watches as Hillary Clinton greets attendees after a campaign event in Ames, Iowa. She was the vice chairwoman of Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, and longtime aide to Clinton when she was first lady, senator and secretary of state. The sexting scandals of Abedin’s husband, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, hurt the Democratic party and Clinton’s campaign.

    FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, Huma Abedin watches as Hillary Clinton greets attendees after a campaign event in Ames, Iowa. She was the vice chairwoman of Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, and longtime aide to Clinton when she was first lady, senator and secretary of state. The sexting scandals of Abedin’s husband, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, hurt the Democratic party and Clinton’s campaign.
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  • FILE - In this Wednesday, April 12, 2017 file photo, Jennifer Palmieri speaks at the Newseum in Washington. The communications director for the 2016 presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton, White House communications director under President Barack Obama, and White House staffer under President Bill Clinton, was the target of two phishing emails at her campaign address during March-April 2016 and six of them at her Gmail address from March to May 2016.

    FILE - In this Wednesday, April 12, 2017 file photo, Jennifer Palmieri speaks at the Newseum in Washington. The communications director for the 2016 presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton, White House communications director under President Barack Obama, and White House staffer under President Bill Clinton, was the target of two phishing emails at her campaign address during March-April 2016 and six of them at her Gmail address from March to May 2016.
    Associated Press

  • FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 file photo, former Hillary Rodham Clinton aide Jake Sullivan speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a day of testifying behind closed doors to the House committee investigating the deadly Benghazi, Libya attacks. The senior policy adviser to Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, and former director of Policy Planning at the State Department, was the target of three phishing emails at his campaign address in March 2016 and at least 10 of them at his Gmail address from March to May 2016.

    FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 file photo, former Hillary Rodham Clinton aide Jake Sullivan speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a day of testifying behind closed doors to the House committee investigating the deadly Benghazi, Libya attacks. The senior policy adviser to Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, and former director of Policy Planning at the State Department, was the target of three phishing emails at his campaign address in March 2016 and at least 10 of them at his Gmail address from March to May 2016.
    Associated Press

 
 

It wasn't just a few Democrats that the Russian hackers went after; it was an all-out blitz across the Democratic Party. They tried to compromise Hillary Clinton's inner circle and more than 130 party employees, supporters and contractors.

JOHN PODESTA

Chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, veteran of Capitol Hill, former chair of the think tank Center for American Progress. The hack and online publication of his emails created headlines for weeks and rocked Clinton's campaign as election day neared in November 2016.

Target of three phishing emails in March 2016 at his campaign address and four from March to April 2016 at his Gmail address.

ROBBY MOOK

Campaign manager for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential run, veteran of state political campaigns.

Target of one phishing email at his campaign address in April 2016, and 16 of them from March to May 2016 at two of his Gmail accounts.

HUMA ABEDIN

Vice chairwoman of Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign; longtime aide to Clinton when she was first lady, senator and secretary of state. The sexting scandals of Abedin's husband, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, hurt the Democratic Party and Clinton's campaign.

JENNIFER PALMIERI

Communications director for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, White House communications director under President Barack Obama, White House staffer under President Bill Clinton.

Target of two phishing emails at her campaign address during March-April 2016 and six at her Gmail address from March to May 2016.

JAKE SULLIVAN

Senior policy adviser to Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, and former director of policy planning at the State Department.

Target of three phishing emails at his campaign address in March 2016 and at least 10 at his Gmail address from March to May 2016.

PRATT WILEY

Former director of voter protection for the Democratic National Committee, regional director of voter protection for the committee to re-elect Barack Obama.

Target of at least 13 phishing emails at his Gmail address from October 2015 to April 2016.

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