Reps. Weiner, Pelosi and Sens. Brown, Grassley make top tweeters list

Weiner was named to Time magazine’s list of America’s top tweeters, released Monday. His response was swift: “Honor the Jewfro!” he tweeted. 

Weiner was one of 10 politicians who made the list of what Time said were 140 tweeters who are “shaping the conversation.”

The other politicians include Sens. Harry ReidHarry ReidBill O'Reilly: Politics helped kill Kate Steinle, Zarate just pulled the trigger Tax reform is nightmare Déjà vu for Puerto Rico Ex-Obama and Reid staffers: McConnell would pretend to be busy to avoid meeting with Obama MORE (D-Nev.), John McCainJohn Sidney McCainGOP strategist donates to Alabama Democrat Meghan McCain knocks Bannon: 'Who the hell are you' to criticize Romney? Dems demand Tillerson end State hiring freeze, consult with Congress MORE (R-Ariz.), Chuck GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP and Dems bitterly divided by immigration Thanks to the farm lobby, the US is stuck with a broken ethanol policy MORE (R-Iowa), Scott Brown (R-Mass.) and Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillDemocrats turn on Al Franken Trump rips Dems a day ahead of key White House meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-Mo.), along with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker (D), former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.).

The magazine noted that Brown and McCaskill regularly add “a personal touch” to tweets. It also called Palin and Weiner “feisty” and said Grassley occasionally likes to “let loose” on his Twitter feed. 

Pelosi garnered props for breaking news on her feed. Capitol Hill denizens likely remember when she announced her intention to be minority leader after Democrats lost the House last fall.

Booker also got special mention for turning “his Twitter handle into an online help hotline” during the 2010 snowstorms that blanketed the Northeast.