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Statistical analysis of tweets from members of the U.S. Congress
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Congress Tweets

Created: Wed., August 3, 2011

Authors: Drew Conway and John Myles White

Description: Code to support the extraction of tweets by members of the U.S. Congress, as well as supporting statistical analysis.


  • Due to Twitter's data policy, the SQLite database generated and accessed by these scripts is not included in the repository. You may, however, use the script to generate your own database.
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