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Twitter Scandal: GOP Lawmakers Pose As Dems, Refuse To Stop

03/18/2010 05:12 am 05:12:02 | Updated May 25, 2011

We know politicians are making more use of Twitter and other social networking tools, and we know the Republicans are making more use of it than their Democratic counterparts.

But apparently some Republicans in Connecticut have gotten their hands slapped by Twitter for creating fake "handles" to send out messages that portend to be written by Democrats. The company shut down 33 such sites with names like "MeetRepDonovan" and "MeetRepUrban," which appear to belong to Democrats running for the state Legislature, and told state Republicans to cease and desist on the fakery...

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