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Political party influences lawmakers’ tweets more than gender

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Political party influences lawmakers’ tweets more than genderPoliticians are often expected to have expertise in certain areas, based on their gender. A researcher looked at whether US representatives’ tweets support this stereotype. She found that political party plays more of a role than gender in lawmakers’ Twitter habits.Politicians are often expected to have expertise in certain areas, based on their gender. A researcher looked at whether US representatives’ tweets support this stereotype. She found that political party plays more of a role than gender in lawmakers’ Twitter habits.

Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170810130433.htm

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