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What's news at the Capitol, with help from Twitter

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When news breaks at the Capitol, the first aftershocks are often felt in the world of Twitter, the online social networking site that allows users to spread their message no more than 140 characters at a time. A sampling of some of those from the past week, along with the back story:


The tweets:

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