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|'It would take somebody relatively unsophisticated to hack into a machine,' reports Rep. Darlene Hooley, D-Ore., who a month later is still talking about the hearing. 'But the biggest problem isn't hacking, [it's] programming errors. 'In some cases, the margin of error is 9 percent.' The roomful of politicians, most of whom at some point won or lost an election by less than 9 percent, apparently noticed.|
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