There is no question that Politicians must be held accountable for their actions as representatives of the people. Twitter has given taxpayers that opportunity. Politicians have twitter accounts as a way to stay in touch with their constituents and at times respond to questions and statements. Thanks to here for gathering a list of twitter accounts from Executive and Legislative Branches of government.

If you see anything that needs to be added or correctly please list them in the comments section. Thanks.

Resources You Need.

  1. Congresspedia for detailed information on members of Congress.
  2. Congressional140 provides a dynamically updating tweetstream of all of the Congress members twitter updates. Follow @congress140.
  3. GovTwit has a web directory and a Twitter account @GovTwit that encompasses U.S. federal, state, and local as well as International accounts.
  4. TweetCongress has a web directory and Twitter account @TweetCongress for a listing of members. Anyone can add new names there, too.

Notes:

  1. Any people listed, other than members of Congress, do not necessarily represent their agencies.
  2. If any people or agencies are unofficial feeds, they are marked as such.
  3. If you notice anyone or anything missing, you are welcome to edit yourself; else please send a tweet to @ariherzog

Executive Branch (including Cabinet, departments, and agencies)


Legislative Branch: U.S. Senate

  1. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
  2. Sam Brownback (R-KS) (unofficial)
  3. Tom Coburn (R-OK)
  4. Susan Collins (R-ME)
  5. John Cornyn (R-TX)
  6. James DeMint (R-SC)
  7. Chris Dodd (D-CT)
  8. Richard Durbin (D-IL) (unofficial)
  9. John Ensign (R-NV)
  10. Russ Feingold (D-WI)
  11. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) (unofficial)
  12. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
  13. Kay Hagan (D-NC)
  14. Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
  15. James Inhofe (R-OK)
  16. Mel Martinez (R-FL)
  17. John McCain (R-AZ), presidential candidate in 2008
  18. Claire McCaskill (D-MO)
  19. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)
  20. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) (unofficial)
  21. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
  22. Ben Nelson (D-NE)
  23. Bill Nelson (D-FL)
  24. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), former NH Governor
  25. Arlen Specter (D-PA)
  26. John Thune (R-SD)
  27. Mark Udall (D-CO)
  28. Tom Udall (D-NM)
  29. David Vitter (R-LA)
  30. Mark Warner (D-VA)
  31. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
  32. Dick Lugar (R-IN)

Legislative Branch: House of Representatives

  1. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
  2. Steve Austria (R-OH)
  3. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN)
  4. Gresham Barrett (R-SC)
  5. John Barrow (D-GA)
  6. Joe Barton (R-TX)
  7. Bob Beauprez (R-CO)
  8. Judy Biggert (R-IL)
  9. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL)
  10. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
  11. Roy Blunt (R-MO), Minority Whip
  12. John Boehner (R-OH), Minority Leader; also runs GOP Leader
  13. John Boozman (R-AR)
  14. Leonard Boswell (D-IA)
  15. Kevin Brady (R-TX)
  16. Paul Broun (R-GA)
  17. Vern Buchanan (R-FL)
  18. Michael Burgess (R-TX)
  19. Dan Burton (R-IN)
  20. Eric Cantor (R-VA)
  21. Judge John Carter (R-TX)
  22. Mike Castle (R-DE)
  23. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT)
  24. Mike Coffman (R-CO)
  25. Ander Crenshaw (R-FL)
  26. John Culberson (R-TX)
  27. Artur Davis (D-AL)
  28. Keith Ellison (D-MN)
  29. Mary Fallin (R-OK)
  30. Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
  31. John Fleming (R-LA)
  32. Randy Forbes (R-VA)
  33. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE)
  34. Virginia Foxx (R-NC)
  35. Trent Frakes (R-AZ)
  36. Marcia Fudge (D-OH)
  37. Phil Gingrey (R-GA)
  38. Gregg Harper (R-MS)
  39. Dean Heller (R-NV)
  40. Pete Hoekstra (R-MI)
  41. Mike Honda (D-CA)
  42. Duncan Hunter (R-CA)
  43. Bob Inglis (R-SC)
  44. Steve Israel (D-NY)
  45. Darrell Issa (R-CA)
  46. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL)
  47. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS)
  48. Hank Johnson (D-GA)
  49. Jim Jordan (R-OH)
  50. Mary Jo Kilroy (D-OH)
  51. Mark Kirk (R-IL)
  52. Randy Kuhl (R-NY)
  53. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), presidential candidate in 2008
  54. John Larson (D-CT), also runs House Democratic Caucus
  55. Tom Latham (R-IA)
  56. Robert Latta (R-OH)
  57. Chris Lee (R-NY) (unofficial?)
  58. Sandy Levin (D-MI)
  59. Cynthia Loomis (R-WY)
  60. Ben Lujan (D-NM)
  61. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA)
  62. Dan Manzullo (R-IL)
  63. Ken Marchant (R-TX)
  64. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)
  65. Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI)
  66. Buck McKeon (R-CA)
  67. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-WA)
  68. Kendrick Meek (D-FL)
  69. Gregory Meeks (D-NY)
  70. Mike Michaud (D-ME)
  71. Candice Miller (R-MI)
  72. George Miller (D-CA), also runs Educ & Labor Democrats
  73. Harry Mitchell (D-AZ)
  74. Gwen Moore (D-WI)
  75. Glenn Nye (D-VA)
  76. Jim Oberstar (D-MN)
  77. Pete Olson (R-TX)
  78. Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
  79. Erik Paulsen (R-MN)
  80. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Speaker of the House (unofficial)
  81. Mike Pence (R-IN)
  82. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO)
  83. Tom Perriello (D-VA)
  84. Chellie Pingrie (D-ME)
  85. Jared Polis (D-CO)
  86. Tom Price (R-GA)
  87. George Radanovich (R-CA)
  88. Charles Rangel (D-NY)
  89. Dennis Rehberg (R-MT)
  90. Dave Reichert (R-WA)
  91. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)
  92. Tom Rooney (R-FL)
  93. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)
  94. Peter Roskam (R-IL)
  95. Paul Ryan (R-WI)
  96. Tim Ryan (D-OH)
  97. Aaron Schock (R-IL)
  98. Kurt Schrader (D-OR)
  99. Joe Sestak (D-PA)
  100. Christopher Shays (R-CT)
  101. John Shimkus (R-IL)
  102. Bill Shuster (R-PA)
  103. John Sullivan (R-OK)
  104. Lee Terry (R-NE)
  105. Glenn Thompson (R-PA
  106. Zach Wamp (R-TN)
  107. Joe Wilson (R-SC)
  108. Rob Wittman (R-VA)
  109. John Yarmuth (D-KY)