The Best U.S. Congress Member in Social Media

For the #USCongress Shorty Award, the Shorty Awards editorial team put together a list of the all the Senators and Representatives we've found on Twitter. For this award you can online nominate anyone who's on the list. If you think the editorial team missed anyone, please contact us.

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U.S. Congress Member Shorty Award Leaders

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Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders is the longest serving independent in congressional history. Tweets ending with -B are from Bernie, and all others are from Sanders Staff.
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Al Franken

Al Franken

Official TeamFranken Twitter feed
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3rd

Darrell Issa

Darrell Issa

I work for CA-49 and I'm the House GOP's chief watchdog. I also greatly enjoy an #OPEN, accessible & uncensored internet.
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Allen West

Allen West

I am a Congressman from the great state of Florida. I represent parts of Broward County and Palm Beach County in the 22nd District.
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Gabrielle Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords

Serving Arizona's 8th District in the United States Congress.
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Bill Nelson

Bill Nelson

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is the senior senator from the state of Florida.
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Steve Israel

Steve Israel

Representing New York's 2nd Congressional District in the House of Representatives.
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Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi

Democratic Leader, focused on strengthening America's middle class and creating jobs; mother, grandmother, dark chocolate connoisseur.
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Luis V. Gutierrez

Luis V. Gutierrez

U.S. Congressman for the 4th District of Illinois
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Dennis Kucinich

Dennis Kucinich

Member of Congress representing Ohio's 10th District
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Rep. Richard Hanna

Rep. Richard Hanna

A self-made businessman, husband and father committed to representing the people of New York's 24th Congressional District.
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Sandy Levin

Sandy Levin

Sandy Levin represents Michigan’s 12th Congressional District
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Rep. Zoe Lofgren

Rep. Zoe Lofgren

Member of Congress, 16th Congressional District, San Jose, California.
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Rush Holt

Rush Holt

U.S. Representative from the 12th District of New Jersey
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