The government body is attempting to engage the general public to make them feel more involved in national affairs.

Twitter is getting more involved with politics as it gears up for the 2012 elections. This time, the company has announced an official involvement.

In a tweet today, the official Twitter account dedicated to politics announced that the U.S. Department of State will start answering questions it pulls in from the micro-messaging service.

In an official announcement from the Department, it detailed plans to pull in questions globally that use the #AskState hashtag.

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