#thatswhatshesaid Gender Partisanship: Differences in Senatorial Twitter Behavior
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In the space of 140 characters or less, and with a push of a tweet button, you can give the world access to your thoughts and feelings regarding any topic. The social media platform Twitter allows users to interact with one another and address their followers with whatever is on their mind. The power of Twitter is that information can be spread instantly and at any time, while also providing an accessible medium that promotes conversation and expression between users. This can be very useful for the leaders of our country as they can communicate their policies, build relationships and interact with their followers, and respond quickly and efficiently to any dire situations or crises that arise. However, when we look to our leaders on Twitter, specifically the members of the Senate, is there a difference in Twitter behavior based on gender?