Although Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen declared the 2018 midterms the nation’s most secure election ever, bad actors who hacked the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) apparently didn't get the message.

After one of its vendors noticed the intrusion last April, the NRCC launched an investigation and reported the incident to authorities, according to officials who spoke anonymously to Politico.

The organization, the campaign arm of the House GOP, did not notify senior members of the House like Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., or other members, the report said.

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