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38th

Matt Lewis

Matt Lewis

Matt Lewis is a columnist for Politics Daily.
TownhallBlog
TownhallBlog I nominate @mattklewis for a Shorty Award in #politics because he knew about Steele's book before Congressional ldrs.
mike mears
mike mears I nominate @mattklewis for a Shorty Award in #politics because he gets the political news out there faster than anybody
DwayneHorner
DwayneHorner I nominate @mattklewis for a Shorty Award in #politics because he has his finger on the pulse of conservatism!
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7 votes in politics

39th

Albert N Milliron

Albert N Milliron

Editor of Politisite.com, Political PR, Fiscal, Social, and Defense Conservative. Fact Checker. I write for various news services and examiner.com #TCOT #SGP
Albert N. Milliron
Albert N. Milliron RT @IronMillNS: please nominate @Politisite for a Shorty Award in #politics because fast political updates
NASCANNER.com
NASCANNER.com please nominate @Politisite for a Shorty Award in #politics because by Retweeting this
Florida Politisite
Florida Politisite please nominate @Politisite for a Shorty Award in #politics because by Retweeting this
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7 votes in politics
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in tcot

40th

Caleb Howe

Caleb Howe

Contributing Editor at Redstate.com. Contributor, tWits.ws.
Erika
Erika I nominate @CalebHowe for a Shorty Award in #politics because he's the perfect combo: conservative, smart and huggable!
Cheryl Goralnick
Cheryl Goralnick I nominate @CalebHowe for a Shorty Award in #politics because...
Sarah D.
Sarah D. I nominate @CalebHowe for a Shorty Award in #politics because...he's snazzy, smart, sassy, & snarky. & oh-so-lovable!
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7 votes in politics

41st

Ana Marie Cox

Ana Marie Cox

There is no such thing as adventure. There's no such thing as romance. There's only trouble and desire.
Lindsay Heinemann
Lindsay Heinemann I nominate @anamariecox for a Shorty Award in #politics for saying more in 140 characters then most of us say in an entire day.
Jenny
Jenny I nominate @anamariecox for a Shorty Award in #politics because her wonky pick up lines turned me on to Twitter.
Sarah Levine
Sarah Levine I nominate @anamariecox for a Shorty Award #politics bec. she is whip smart, funny, & posts pics of her dogs.
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6 votes in politics
3 votes in puppyporn
2 votes in journalist
1 vote in pantslessness

41st
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TeresaKopec

TeresaKopec

Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment. -- Dorothy Parker
Kit
Kit I nominate @TeresaKopec for a Shorty Award in #politics bc nothing cld be finer than the gal frm Carolina in the Senate
TeresaKopec
TeresaKopec People powered! RT @rebosAZ I nominate @TeresaKopec for a Shorty Award in #politics because she's the best faux candidate since Colbert.
Renee Yvette
Renee Yvette I nominate @TeresaKopec for a Shorty Award in #politics because she's the best faux candidate since Colbert.
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6 votes in politics
1 vote in egocentric

41st
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Ken Hong

Ken Hong

Korean born, but L.A. raised. Bone Cancer survivor, traveler, entrepreneur, and enthusiastic foodie. Also a die-hard U.S.C Trojan. Fight On Baby! Fight On!
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6 votes in politics

42nd

animalpolitico

animalpolitico

Pájaro Político es un ave de riguroso vuelo… te canta primicias, te cuenta historias, te pone en contexto la noticia… y nunca te dejará en el aire...
ReporteVirtual
ReporteVirtual I vote for @pajaropolitico for a Shorty Award in #politics because...
LUIS DAVID GRANADOS
LUIS DAVID GRANADOS I vote for @Pajaropolitico for a Shorty Award in #politics because its as fast as it gets...
animalpolitico
animalpolitico RT @Pancholin: I vote for @Pajaropolitico for a Shorty Award in #politics because... it's as fast as it can! //Gracias!
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9 votes in politics
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in politicsandnews
1 vote in politicsnews
1 vote in news

43rd

David S. Bernstein

David S. Bernstein

Staff writer for the Boston Phoenix, covering local, state, & national politics
Joe Lazzerini
Joe Lazzerini I nominate @dbernstein for a Shorty Award in #politics because...
Joshua Dawson
Joshua Dawson I nominate @dbernstein for a Shorty Award in #politics
Megan Secatore
Megan Secatore I nominate @dbernstein for a Shorty Award in #politics because he does a grt job live tweeting and covering local scene
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8 votes in politics
1 vote in journalist

44th

Equipe Twiticos

Equipe Twiticos

Nós seguimos políticos (com mandato), prefeituras, governos e Câmaras. Prestamos suporte aos políticos. A população precisa de informações e nós daremos
Paulo Maluf
Paulo Maluf @Polit007 Pode Ajudar danto RT ? #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando e autenticando políticos no twitter )
Vitoria2010
Vitoria2010 @Polit007: Pode Ajudar danto RT ? #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando e autenticando políticos no twitter )
Beto Fontes
Beto Fontes (Via @Polit007: Pode Ajudar danto RT ? #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando e autenticando políticos no twitter )
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6 votes in politics

45th

Ali Abunimah
Alalwani Amer
Alalwani Amer I vote for @AliAbunimah for a Shorty Award in #politics because he is saying the truth
Nohad Nassif
Nohad Nassif I vote for @AliAbunimah for a Shorty Award in #politics because...
paul v. cassidy
paul v. cassidy I vote for @aliabunimah for a Shorty Award in #politics because a mutual friend Rime Allaf recommended his work to me
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7 votes in politics

46th

Media Matters

Media Matters

Media Matters for America is the nation's premier progressive media watchdog, research and information center.
essar1
essar1 I nominate @MMFA for a Shorty Award in #politics b/c...they combat the constant stream of lies, media bias, and b.s.!
SnarkRemarks
SnarkRemarks I nominate @mmfa for a Shorty Award in #politics because...they really separate the truth from the lies.
Lisa B.
Lisa B. I nominate @mmfa for a Shorty Award in #politics because they are the BEST watchdogs of crimes commited by GOP daily
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5 votes in politics
205 votes in nonprofit
4 votes in news
4 votes in p2
3 votes in journalist

46th
(tie)

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

author, humanitarian, peacekeeper, columnist, former UN Under-Secretary General, now Minister of State for External Affairs, Govt of India
Ajith Thamarakshan
Ajith Thamarakshan I nominate @ShashiTharoor for a Shorty Award in #politics coz he's makin politics smple & intractiv 4 a billion Indians
Sumanta Roy
Sumanta Roy I nominate @ShashiTharoor for a Shorty Award in #politics
Soni S
Soni S I nominate @ShashiTharoor for a Shorty Award in #politics because he can be a role model for politicians
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5 votes in politics
2 votes in government

47th

brooks bayne

brooks bayne

satirist, entrepreneur, technologist, music producer, melter of faces utilizing molten guitar riffs, slayer of myth, debunker of hogwash. american. foodie.
BAGELS
BAGELS Liked "@brooksbayne RT help David's comeback #shortyawards @JIDF #politics b/c Hamas should not win a..." http://ff.im/-fmxj...
Noah David Simon
Noah David Simon @brooksbayne RT help David's comeback #shortyawards @JIDF #politics b/c Hamas should not win a http://xrl.us/Shor...
David
David @brooksbayne Voting ends tom. Hamas on my tail. Can u plz get ur people 2 tweet: #shortyawards @JIDF #politics b/c JIDF does good work!
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7 votes in politics
4 votes in bacon
1 vote in egocentric

48th

Cristovam Buarque

Cristovam Buarque

Perfil:EngMecp/UFPe66,Doutorp/Sorbonne73,Econ BID/Wash.73-9 Atual:ProfUnB,Sen DF. Ex:ReitorUnB,GovDF-PT,MinEd.,Candidato Presidência06.Atualizado só p/mim.
Sérgio Gabriel
Sérgio Gabriel RT @Twiticos: @Sen_Cristovam #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando, registrando, cobrando e autenticando políticos) RT v
Políticos do Brasil
Políticos do Brasil @Sen_Cristovam #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando, registrando, cobrando e autenticando políticos) RT vale 1 voto.
VoteBrasil.com
VoteBrasil.com @Sen_Cristovam tm q dar "Brasil"!Vote d RT: I nominate @votebrasil for a Shorty Award in #politics because it's tweets are very informative
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6 votes in politics

49th

Karl Frisch

Karl Frisch

I'm a columnist, pundit and Senior Fellow at Media Matters for America. The views expressed here are my own and not necessarily those of Media Matters.
addiestan
addiestan I nominate @KarlFrisch for a Shorty Award in #politics because I love his snark.
the real kim harmon
the real kim harmon I nominate @KarlFrisch for a Shorty Award in #politics because... he's the best.
racheldykoski
racheldykoski I nominate @KarlFrisch for a Shorty Award in #politics because: he informs & makes me snort @ the same time He rox it
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7 votes in politics
1 vote in customerservice
1 vote in nonprofit

50th

GottaLaff

GottaLaff

Demented, comedy writer, political blogger, Progressive radio w/ Angie Coiro + BLUNT TV creator
GottaLaff
GottaLaff RT @demisdouble: I vote for @GottaLaff 4 Shorty Award in #politics because she's female Jon Stewart. |OMG, not worthy!!
Leigh
Leigh I vote for @GottaLaff for a Shorty Award in #politics because she's a female Jon Stewart.
Donna Thornhill
Donna Thornhill I nominate @GottaLaff for a Shorty Award in #politics because...of her informative yet humorous political tweets.
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6 votes in politics
9 votes in news
4 votes in humor
2 votes in journalist
1 vote in p2

51st

Jazzzy (3Z's)

Jazzzy (3Z's)

The cup is half-empty and half-full. I savor every sip. Then I refill. Follow DJJazzy1 for music. Back up spammers: I don't auto follow-back.
Donna M
Donna M I nominate @jazzzyone for a Shorty Award in #politics because she's articulate and passionate about politics.
fureousangel
fureousangel I nominate @Jazzzyone for a Shorty Award in #politics because she adds value with a smile and dash of sarcasm.
Jazzzy (3Z's)
Jazzzy (3Z's) RT @EbonyStarr55 I nominate @jazzzyone 4 a Shorty Award in #politics b/c she's consistently insightful & well-informed! http://bit.ly/sh
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5 votes in politics
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in news

51st
(tie)

Tommy Christopher

Tommy Christopher

I write about politics, etc., for Asylum.com and DailyDose.us. I'm also a White House reporter for Tommy Christopher's Daily Dose and a columnist for Mediaite.
The Divine Miss M
The Divine Miss M I nominate @TommyXtopher for a Shorty Award in #politics...
Melissa Clouthier
Melissa Clouthier RT @CalebHowe: I nominate @tommyxtopher for a Shorty Award in #politics b/c ...if I don't the whining will never cease.
streetwise_IT
streetwise_IT I nominate @TommyXtopher for a Shorty Award in #politics because...seriously, he is a trailblazer for open journalism
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5 votes in politics
1 vote in journalist

51st
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Lori

Lori

I'm a wife, mommy, history lover, museum-studies grad student & a fan of Idol and Chris Sligh.
Ron Feiertag
Ron Feiertag RT @CoryBooker: Thanx! RT @HstryQT: I nominate @CoryBooker 4 a Shorty Award in #politics 4 his use of Twitter 2 inspire & help others. h ...
Sustainable Energy
Sustainable Energy RT @CoryBooker: Thanx! RT @HstryQT: I nominate @CoryBooker 4 a Shorty Award in #politics 4 his use of Twitter 2 inspire & help others. h ...
Barry Richards
Barry Richards @HstryQT: I nominate @CoryBooker 4 a Shorty Award in #politics 4 his use of Twitter 2 inspire & help others.
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8 votes in politics

51st
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American Majority

American Majority

America's premiere grassroots training organization. Join the conversation with #Majority.
Jean Magann
Jean Magann @AmericaMajority Have you voted [email protected]JIDF for the #shorty awards in #politics yet?
Dana Johnson
Dana Johnson RT @AmericaMajority: I nominate @americamajority for a Shorty Award in #politics because they believe in grassroots up engagement. http: ...
JohnBEddy
JohnBEddy I nominate @americamajority for a Shorty Award in #politics because they believe in grassroots up engagement.
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5 votes in politics
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in grassroots