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Darth Vader trounces top US politicians in popularity poll

Whether running for office on Tattooine or in Washington, D.C., some of the nation's top political leaders would get walloped by Jedi, Sith lords, and even Jar Jar Binks.

By July 23, 2014

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Conan O'Brien helps politicians secure their digital bits

The highly capable Junk Squad is here to help politicians not expose their digitalia like Anthony Weiner, but rather without dysfunction.

By July 26, 2013

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Guess who doesn't get radar tickets in Colorado? Politicians

State senators and representatives in Colorado have special license plates that just happen not to be in the DMV database. So, if they speed, they never receive a citation.

By July 14, 2013

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Politwoops publishes all politicians' deleted tweets

A new Web site dedicates itself to making sure all politicians' deleted tweets don't get lost in the ether.

By May 30, 2012

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Politicians push bill to help states collect online sales tax

Some lawmakers have reintroduced the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would allow states to grab sales tax from large e-tailers.

By February 15, 2013

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Politician moves to make vulgar Photoshopping illegal

A state lawmaker in Georgia is so perturbed that someone used Photoshop to put his head on a porn star's body that he now wants any kind of lewd Photoshopping to be banned. "No one has a right to make fun of anyone," he says.

By February 13, 2013

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SOPA votes derailed by politician's 'offensive' tweet

Marathon debate over the Stop Online Piracy Act was derailed not by free speech concerns with the bill, but rather a Twitter post that accused Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of being boring.

By December 15, 2011

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Building a sensitive robot, and perhaps a future politician?

An MIT spin-off is working on a sensitive robot that can handle handshakes and wine glasses without ruining anyone's musical career or mimosa.

By December 4, 2012

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Why politicians love Twitter: Tweets drive real donations

A study after the presidential debate showed that Twitter users exposed to political tweets are twice as likely to donate as other users of the microblogging service.

By October 10, 2012

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Politician fired for Nazi-esque tweets against Muslims

A Swiss right-wing politician turns to Twitter to suggest a Kristallnacht against Muslims. He resigns from his party's executive committee and his employer fires him.

By July 2, 2012