Senator Chuck Grassley Dishes on Why He Sucks at Twitter

Since November 26th, 2007, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley has unleashed 1830 tweets worth of frequently incomprehensible, crazy/beautiful Twitterness. Are his tweets 140-character poetry, a Joycean prank, or merely the handiwork of aging fingers on a touchscreen? In an interview with BLT, Senator Grassley explains all » 4/09/12 5:20pm 4/09/12 5:20pm

Senators Ask Feds to Investigate Facebook Employment Snooping Problem

Last week Facebook responded to recent reports of employers asking prospective employees for their passwords. Now, US senators Chuck Schumer and Richard Blumenthal have both requested Attorney General Eric Holder investigates the problem. » 3/26/12 3:46am 3/26/12 3:46am

Senator Implores the FTC to Probe Apple and Google

Following reports that apps on both Apple and Google mobile systems are capable of stealing photographs and contact details, US senator Charles Schumer has urged the Federal Trade Commission to instigate an investigation. » 3/05/12 3:45am 3/05/12 3:45am


It's not easy being Chuck Grassley. First, some jerk makes fun of your inability to spell on Twitter. Then, you continue to use Twitter without learning how to use a keyboard. Then you're hacked. But will an iPhone change everything? » 2/13/12 6:42pm 2/13/12 6:42pm

How to Tell the Politicians That Matter to Raise the Roof on America's…

President Obama has requested that you tweet your representatives to help solve this whole debt ceiling mess. But if you live in, say Cleveland, that's a waste of time. Tweet at these pols—who can actually get stuff done—instead. » 7/29/11 6:20pm 7/29/11 6:20pm

Senator Chuck Grassley Is the Worst Twitter User in the United States…

Last year, 77 year-old Iowan senator Chuck Grassley vowed to do anything for reelection—including picking up Twitter. We almost wish he hadn't. Grassley's 1,147 tweets are possibly among the most incoherent, confounding, mind-boggling text on the internet. » 4/28/11 2:15pm 4/28/11 2:15pm