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Cite this dataset

Jules, Bergis (2017). #SaveACA [Dataset]. Dryad.


On January 12th, 2017 the Senate voted 51-48 to approve a budget resolution as the first step in repealing the Affordable Care Act. The hashtag #SaveACA began being used heavily on Twitter the same day as a response. This dataset includes tweet ids collected on four separate occasions on January 12th and 13th, 2017 for the hashtag #SaveACA.


The ids were collected on 4 separate occasions and each dataset is included here:

SaveACA_1, 50,000 tweets, created 01/12/2017 at 3:56pm,

SaveACA_2, 97,875 tweets, created 01/12/2017 at 4:36pm,

SaveACA_3, 125,000 tweets, created 01/13/2017 at 9:21am,

SaveACA_4, 137,012 tweets, created 01/13/2017 at 2:41pm,

These tweet ids were collected using the DocNow prototype twitter collection tool:

Usage notes

You can recreate the original tweets from these ids by using the DocNow Hydrator application: