Twitter has emerged as this year’s social media outlet of choice in the Virginia General Assembly.

Savvy legislators now publicly voice support and displeasure beyond the House and Senate floors through tweets, and debates can drag on well after a vote.

“It has become a full-fledged political tool,’’ Del. Ben L. Cline (R-Rockbridge), a.k.a. @DelBenCline, told the Post’s Anita Kumar.

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