Republicans tweet more than Democrats, study says

Democrats on Capitol Hill have been out-tweeted by their counterparts. According to a New York Times article, Republicans have welcomed the social networking platform Twitter more than Democrats.
 
A new study released by the public relations firm Fleishman-Hillard said that Republicans in the House sent out 29,162 tweets through Jan. 3. Democrats only sent out 5,503. The Senate tally was 6,310 tweets for Republicans and 4,126 for Democrats.
 
The study analyzed Twitter feeds from members of Congress during the first week in November. The study will be available online on Thursday.