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GOP Candidate Who Retweeted Sexist, Racist Tweets Wanted To 'Share Other People's Viewpoints'

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican state Senate candidate admitted Wednesday that he deleted his personal Twitter account after retweeting offensive messages ...

Your First Tweet Was Probably Better Than These Celebrities'

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology

It’s been eight years since Twitter’s blue birdy first entered our lives. In honor of that fateful day, Twitter has unveiled the First Tweet searc...

Albright Joins Twitter

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has joined Twitter. "Better late than never!" Albright tweeted Monday morning: First of 3 female Se...

The 7 Best Tweets From Election Night 2012

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.07.2012 | Technology

And as you might guess, Election Night 2012 turned scores of tweeters users into quick-typing political junkies. Whether looking up Nate Silver's stat...

Should Twitter Decide Our Political Leaders? Uh, No

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Catherine McKenzie

Why is the number of Twitter followers he has even part of the discussion? By this logic, Lady Gaga (with almost 30 million Twitter followers, approaching the entire population of Canada) would have the U.S. election in the bag if she decided to run.

World Leaders On Twitter: 15 Heads Of State Who Tweet (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The rise of social media in politics is no secret, and more and more world leaders are turning to Twitter, according to a new report. Digital Daya ...

White House Twitter Force Provides New Platform To Deliver A Variety Of Messages

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — #wanttospinWHreporters? If you're PressSec – White House press secretary Robert Gibbs' username on Twitter – you join ...

Tweets By Lawmakers Boastful Or Boring: Study

washingtonpost.com | Daniel De Vise | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Researchers from the University of Maryland who plodded through more than 6,000 Twitter postings by members of Congress have found-- surprise! -- that...