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Congress Soars to New Heights on Social Media


This report was made possible by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew Research Center is a subsidiary of the Pew Charitable Trusts, its primary funder. This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals.

Primary researchers            

Patrick van Kessel, Senior Data Scientist Regina Widjaya, Computational Social Scientist Sono Shah, Computational Social Scientist Aaron Smith, Director of Data Labs Adam Hughes, Associate Director of Research

Research team        

Emma Remy, Data Science Analyst Dennis Quinn, Computational Social Scientist

Editorial and graphic design          

David Kent, Senior Copy Editor Alissa Scheller, Information Graphics Designer

Communications and web publishing      

Rachel Weisel, Senior Communications Manager Andrew Grant, Communications Associate Travis Mitchell, Digital Producer

In addition, the report benefited from feedback provided by the following Pew Research Center researchers: Lee Rainie, Claudia Deane and Jocelyn Kiley.





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