Data compiled by the Washington Post found that Republicans are faring better on Twitter than Democrats.

House and Senate Republicans have a total of 7.2 million Twitter followers, compared to House and Senate Democrats, which have 5.5 million.

The median Republican House member has 6,872 followers, while the median Democratic House member has 6,015.


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Republican Sen. John McCain is the most followed lawmaker in Congress, and seven out of 10 of the most followed Congress members are Republicans.

TownHall.com news editor Katie Pavlich was on “The Real Story,” where she told Gretchen Carlson that conservatives are more actively engaged with their lawmakers.

She said Twitter allows constituents to engage with lawmakers that they support, as well as people on the other side of the aisle.

Watch the video above for more, and read the full report here.


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