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How to Use Twitter for Congressional Accountability

Twitter is a great tool to use for conservative activism. As an activist, you can build your reputation and promote conservative messages. But did you know that Twitter can be used for Congressional accountability, as well?

Our Government Relations team has reported that Members of Congress and their staffs are paying increasing attention to Twitter mentions, especially if they know the Tweets are from constituents.

Holding Members of Congress accountable on Twitter can take the shape of gratitude for conservative votes or challenges to liberal votes.

We’re excited to announce a new tool on the dashboard: Tweet at your Members of Congress.

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Learn the truth about the #shutdown

Senate Democrats promised to represent you. Instead they are working for Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Harry Reid12%Senate Democrat AverageSee Full Scorecard12% and Barack Obama, helping them shut down the government to save Obamacare.

Which is more important: working for you or standing with Harry Reid and Barack Obama to save Obamacare?

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Live Updates: Sen. Cruz’s Filibuster to Defund Obamacare

Right now, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Ted Cruz95%Senate Republican AverageSee Full Scorecard95% is on the Senate floor making the case why his colleagues must stand up and fight against Obamacare. As principled conservatives, we know that the establishment is trying to undercut and marginalize Ted Cruz because they fear his strategy to defund Obamacare will work.

See live updates of the filibuster below.

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Add the Heritage Action Scorecard to Your Website

We launched an all-new legislative scorecard website in June, and as part of that launch, we built an API for our scorecard’s data. This means that authorized developers can incorporate the Heritage Action legislative score into their websites.

Our updated dashboard pages were the first use of the API. The next thing we built is a card that can show scores in any post on The Forge. Like this: Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Mike Lee98%Senate Republican AverageSee Full Scorecard98%.

Today I’m happy to announce we’ve made that scorecard function available to anyone with a WordPress site via an all-new WordPress plugin.

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Tell Your Senators to Oppose the Gang of Eight’s Amnesty Bill

The political pressure from the left to pass “comprehensive immigration reform” has been building for months. It’s time for conservatives to fight back.

Use this tool to email your Senators in opposition to the Gang of Eight’s amnesty bill.

After you send the email, spread the word to your friends. Senators need to hear from conservatives: we cannot trust the Obama administration on this dangerous bill.

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