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Laying the Foundation for a Congressional Twitter Feed

Which came first: the rock-star hog castrator or the egg?  

In the case of Sen.-elect Joni Ernst, it would appear the chicken embryo wins.  


The Iowa Republican, who has already begun making the rounds in #ThisTown after clinching the seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Tom Harkin, must now shift from campaign mode to (*fingers crossed*) full-on congressional over sharer .

(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Ernst has more than 11,000 followers on her personal Twitter account. The placeholder Senate feed is off to a slow start (eight) — although it has already attracted a lobbyist, a policy wonk and a handful of random admirers/potential trolls.  

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