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AP Politics

@AP_Politics

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Highlights from AP's coverage of U.S. politics and government in words, photos and video. Managed by the Washington bureau. https://t.co/lTcEv1VGoB

Washington, D.C.
Joined on December 02, 2011
Statistics

We looked inside some of the tweets by @AP_Politics and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
7 hours
Average replies
124
Average retweets
284
Average likes
826
Tweets with photos
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Tweets with videos
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Tweets with links
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Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

63. in country United States and category Daily News

362. in country United States and category Media

594. in category Daily News

Some military training changes due to the coronavirus are proving beneficial and could become permanent. Defense leaders say a two-week quarantine has helped recruits get focused while masks and social distancing have reduced their respiratory illnesses. https://t.co/CpcBf2pUUh

After protesters torched a Minneapolis police station protesting the death of George Floyd, President Trump threatened to take action to bring Minneapolis “under control.” Trump called the violent protesters "thugs." https://t.co/cqsvKhOZnX

Twitter has added a warning to one of President Donald J. Trump’s tweets about protests in Minneapolis. The company says the tweet violated the platform’s rules about "glorifying violence." https://t.co/oN2hVt5F7K

President Trump's planned executive order aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies comes after Twitter applied fact checks to two of his tweets. Legal experts doubt much could be done without an act of Congress. https://t.co/OoFzsp49T1

A shift to voting by mail because of the coronavirus is making it more likely Americans won’t know the winner of the November presidential election on election night. Some state officials warn it may take days to count the ballots sent by mail. https://t.co/v0SkNYnd24

For the first time in U.S. history, House lawmakers are voting by proxy. In allowing colleagues to cast their votes, lawmakers aim to avoid the risk of travel to Washington during the pandemic. https://t.co/p6Png4QfQy

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham calls former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to testify in the first hearing into the Justice Department’s Russia probe. https://t.co/CrzsAnweSX

It's shaping up as a day for the history books on Capitol Hill as the House plans to go ahead with proxy voting. The aim is is avoid the risk of travel to Washington during the coronavirus pandemic. House Republicans have sued to stop it. https://t.co/fl6ITT8BDy

Joe Biden hits back at President Trump, says that wearing a mask in public to combat the spread of the coronavirus is a sign of leadership. Trump retweeted a post apparently mocking Biden for wearing the mask but later said he didn’t mean to be critical. https://t.co/4EjUamtPmW

Sen. Marco Rubio, the new Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, tells @AP foreign actors will try to ramp up coronavirus conspiracy theories and find new ways to interfere in the 2020 presidential election. https://t.co/m00m9piXnS

President Trump threatens social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering after Twitter moved to add fact checks to two of his tweets. The president can’t unilaterally regulate or close social media companies. https://t.co/Mc6KBX08Yi

President Trump accuses Twitter of "interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election" after the platform flags two of his tweets with a fact-check warning. https://t.co/hrocwMdiL8

The U.S. has closed investigations of three senators for coronavirus-era stock trading, but North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr remains under scrutiny. https://t.co/P1iWH8XsH2

For the first time, Twitter has flagged some of President Trump’s tweets with a fact-check warning. https://t.co/yYoATPWk09

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp sends an open plea to President Trump urging him to consider his state as an alternate site for the Republican National convention. Trump had sought assurances from North Carolina's governor that the event can go forward. https://t.co/ROAC24EQNG

The husband of a woman who died accidentally in an office of then-GOP Rep. Joe Scarborough two decades ago is demanding Twitter remove President Trump’s tweets suggesting Scarborough murdered her. https://t.co/Va4uG9fWD9

Some longtime supporters of Iowa Rep. Steve King are turning away, but not because of his career of incendiary remarks. Instead, it’s because he’s lost his clout, especially in agriculture policy in his export-rich district. https://t.co/KfVVfVreCM

President Trump and his presumed Democratic rival Joe Biden both appear in public to mark Memorial Day. It is Biden’s first in-person event since the pandemic began. https://t.co/btYJC7ftrl

President Trump plans Memorial Day appearances at Arlington National Cemetery and at a historic fort in Baltimore. Trump recently called Baltimore a “rodent infested mess,” and its mayor has suggested Trump stay home. https://t.co/2j2eoe9S2e

This week’s #APFactCheck takes a deep look into President Trump’s comments about hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug he’s been promoting for coronavirus patients. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s comment about Trump's weight is also scrutinized. https://t.co/OGy5Vc8ObU

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