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Alain Xiong-Calmes @Alain_Mower Harrisburg, PA/Washington, DC

Special Assistant to @GovernorTomWolf | @AmericanU alum | My name is pronounced uh-lawn like a lawn mower. He/him/his

2,607 Following   662 Followers   1,043 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/1/12


Kind of a random thought but I was walking past a runner and realized it makes me happy to see people jogging throu… https://t.co/joYHUmjnHoThread: Nikki Haley said the Confederate Flag was a symbol of "service and sacrifice and heritage" I was born and… https://t.co/EDC42Vb7Gw
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12/7
2019
Seems hypocritical but okay https://t.co/b1KFmI0gUs @JSkuf :(((((
12/6
2019
Accurate. https://t.co/GhOJbytxJe
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12/5
2019
@JSkuf Please let me know if they actually come out right at 10:05See also: headlines that could describe a middle school dance https://t.co/G1UYaBVwFS
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-CalmesOn a scale of 1-10, how much do you like water? Me: https://t.co/UgNr64M6XQ
12/4
2019
@PallsToTheWalls I'm curious why that might be. I think part of it might be name recognition/familiarity, but I als… https://t.co/ywz0If5UvYA discussion I haven't seen yet on political Twitter about Kamala Harris is which candidates her supporters flock t… https://t.co/3az54IMbcb"I’m not a billionaire. I can’t fund my own campaign. And as the campaign has gone on, it’s become harder and harde… https://t.co/UMQFWhyuX3Kanye West - Lift Yourself Kanye West - Lift Yourself Kanye West - Lift Yourself Kanye West - Lift Yourself Kan… https://t.co/8TjBjKqwku
12/3
2019
Lol what how https://t.co/fbyKAhZ0dU
11/29
2019
Just thinking about how insane it is that Elizabeth Warren released a universal health care proposal that not only… https://t.co/pC5xXXrS4y
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11/28
2019
Millennials have largely been saddled with “stuck-in-place” issues associated with higher housing costs and underem… https://t.co/pcKuSWrJnF
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-Calmes @RyanMShepard Played addicting video games like Civ 5
11/23
2019
@malgricoskie I am honored this made you think of me
11/22
2019
Asked what he made of Sondland’s testimony, Kevin McCarthy says, “I think it was very clear. There was no quid pro… https://t.co/ap6CvY781w
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-CalmesKinda weird that we’re talking about housing and Julian Castro, the former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, didn’t make the stage
11/21
2019
tHe rIcH cAnT afForD a WeaLtH tAX https://t.co/ZsJ3gyeQ9u
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11/20
2019
@zoeyjsalsbury I'm honored you thought of me btw. #hydrationgang @zoeyjsalsbury Omg I'm adding this to my Xmas wish listyou cannot tell me this isn’t exactly how drake sounds https://t.co/qMeEEsgo7p
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-CalmesDems just won Louisiana by a few thousand votes. Kentucky was won a few weeks ago by just a few thousand votes. Gor… https://t.co/as7KVRh2oh
11/17
2019
This is the cutest political cartoon by an 8 year old ever. Thanks Leo https://t.co/JsnV3pduF8The following people have been found guilty of crimes (through a plea or trial): 1. Trump's campaign manager 2. T… https://t.co/SmDi2oQhuW
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-Calmes @TimmyFaircloth Also drinking water is a good and healthy thing!
11/15
2019
Just wanted to point out that yesterday during the impeachment hearings George Kent was rocking a 64 oz Nalgene ins… https://t.co/AE7gPZusu0
11/14
2019
Today is #WorldKindnessDay. ❤️ Help us celebrate the kindest Pennsylvanian, #MrRogers, and do something kind for y… https://t.co/wwVRawTJCO
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11/13
2019
Literally one of the requirements for DACA is *not* having a criminal record. https://t.co/04TjPJjlML
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-Calmes! Job approval among PA residents: Trump: 39 approve / 61 disapprove Casey: 64 approve / 32 disapprove Wolf: 67 ap… https://t.co/Pa6iv8ExyG
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11/12
2019
@KeithJPemrick When do you think he drops out? Do you think he even makes it to Iowa?He's right, but this also means Secretary Castro has given up on placing well in Iowa and New Hampshire https://t.co/fJTNn5MX4GJFK argues for medicare for all https://t.co/kmN6tXhZiR
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11/11
2019
I saw @MikeBloomberg speak to a group of rich executives end of 2018, when he was already considering running for p… https://t.co/aYtQ2z4aez
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-CalmesThe next time CNN asks Elizabeth Warren how she is going to pay for something she should just be like: “If I tell… https://t.co/o5095UJkvS
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-CalmesThe moral question isn’t how much it will cost to make sure everyone has access to healthcare but how much it’s cos… https://t.co/rBbrDo0P4O
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11/8
2019
@MagloughlinA https://t.co/t3JOxJykRCKind of interesting for the #YangGang - Andrew Yang is the only candidate who has not yet qualified for the Decembe… https://t.co/xYwG9CTEsv
11/7
2019
Imo, a lot of pundits are missing how big a deal it is that the Kentucky Governor's race is even close. Kentucky… https://t.co/mx8CZwL2GO
11/6
2019
Breaking: new candidate entering the 2020 Democratic primary https://t.co/a2sKheCYxpMake sure you vote today! Democracy is awesome and important! https://t.co/DogwRVMPSt
11/5
2019
Beto nearly toppled Ted Cruz in 2018 by appealing to suburban white voters, particularly younger ones. This secon… https://t.co/SPfaA3mHcuTwo interesting charts about Beto's campaign from 538. Chart 1 shows his vote share in natl. polls over time. Som… https://t.co/albsR3KAAC
11/4
2019
"When so many people have long or unreliable work hours, or worse, long and unreliable work hours, the effects ripp… https://t.co/86QqvLgxIo
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-CalmesToday is the anniversary of Laika the dog orbiting the Earth - the first living creature to do so. https://t.co/qK1eNeUPpy
11/3
2019
President Trump’s vision is deeply impaired and he refuses to wear corrective lenses in the presence of other peopl… https://t.co/IZmfMu0Ouq
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11/2
2019
So do you guys think Kevin McCarthy understands the concept of population density? My vote is no https://t.co/qGVsONwa7o @BenJ_Rosenblatt @AndrewSolender @cinyc9 Hey gotta boost that email open rate by any means necessary @BenJ_Rosenblatt @AndrewSolender @cinyc9 Ben, you're absolutely right about the subject line. I would have personal… https://t.co/4J4RLspbkgThe hubris that FB is something more, that the company is here to make the world better, is the core flaw in Zucker… https://t.co/yMpjbpuyhr
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11/1
2019
🔴 LIVE NOW: @GovernorTomWolf signs a significant voter reform bill that makes elections more convenient and accessi… https://t.co/IZOthiiLD5
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-CalmesFun fact: the Nationals winning means that this is the first World Series where every single game has been won awayDonald Trump Jr, apparently void of all self-reflection, says "I wish my name was Hunter Biden. I could go abroad,… https://t.co/S6zlnezyXu
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10/31
2019
Saying this is huge is an understatement. Wondering if Zuckerberg will take note, and what this will actually loo… https://t.co/PwODO8KyB0 @aprinceofwhales @dcwater @tweetelissa @councilofdc https://t.co/t7Yvnx3HoRJoining forces with @PAAttorneyGen today to answer all of your burning questions. Go to my story and type your que… https://t.co/Vc7DcpjRac
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10/30
2019
At a National Symphony Concert at the Anthem in DC and they just played an encore of the “Houston Astros Theme Song” https://t.co/xTbkMMnbRA
10/29
2019
@flamingaycheeto @GovernorTomWolf It’s actually our general office number! Not mine @DubCello @GovernorTomWolf Thanks yo! @naomi_zeigler @GovernorTomWolf Thank you! @Confident_trice Thanks Catrice! I'm feeling blessed and privileged @jb_sweeney @GovernorTomWolf Thanks dude!Got new business cards for my new position as a Special Assistant to @GovernorTomWolf and feeling very official 👨‍💼 https://t.co/D5kIzNavnaThis is so accurate but also makes me feel attacked as a progressive that starts most mornings reading 538 https://t.co/6Q5AQsjQuf @WillCliffHanger Thanks dude! I appreciate it! @TonyDriftin That's actually a really good take. I appreciate that! I still haven't listened to JIK enough but I fe… https://t.co/t9NCYAUeOS
10/28
2019
@salant Thanks! I was debating doing a track by track comparison but it might take up a lot of time and I'm not sur… https://t.co/frvQ5qf2MpWolves is filled with existential angst and pondering, which leads to Frank Ocean saying “life is precious” on the… https://t.co/1XvPBozlIdThink about how Life of Pablo is structured: starts out talking about his attempt to lead a Christian life and be b… https://t.co/fqcqBxNwuf @mosseri @cwarzel Brietbart is not a news source with a different take on the news, it’s a far right and extreme pu… https://t.co/f8Wsexpcsl
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-Calmes @mosseri @cwarzel Choosing to promote Breitbart is not being politically neutral, it’s supporting an anti-news far-right ideology.
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-CalmesListening to Jesus is King has given me a much deeper appreciation for The Life of Pablo. IMO, Life of Pablo is mor… https://t.co/YDRwGzdscgKanye: *releases Jesus is King album* Jesus, looking down from heaven: https://t.co/cKz4vAoSiu
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-CalmesIt’s been one year since 11 Pennsylvanians were killed during a shooting at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.… https://t.co/TchfYdxxzz
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10/27
2019
Me: “Even though Pokémon is great and fun, have you ever thought about how their entire society is premised around… https://t.co/CqQytF4S2H @ChelseaCirruzzo Happy to help! @doldol_dau @RyanMShepard Question - do we think it’s possible to transform MTV or another similar channel into tha… https://t.co/MV0o4Fi8mt
10/26
2019
@JSkuf Yo dude, I have met some strange and dumb attorneys so you'll have no problems rising above thatSometimes I wonder if I’m smart enough to be an attorney. Then I remember the attorney who told me that tap water… https://t.co/GHxumZz49C
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10/25
2019
The White House urges federal agencies to cancel their Washington Post and New York Times subscriptions… https://t.co/Y624OnPGwb
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-Calmesyooooooooo 😂 watch the cameraman panic when my little dude dupes the NBA into airing his pro-Hong Kong message wai… https://t.co/iEW7M3q5oc
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10/24
2019
Medicare for All costs explained in meme form https://t.co/gb55o9oKJN
10/23
2019
Results of the Canadian Elections last night below https://t.co/07zG34NRUZAn intentional public policy outcome of conservative priorities https://t.co/5xjutknrjj
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-Calmes @portabible People think classical music is boring but world-renowned classical pianist Stephen Hough says "we hear… https://t.co/QVvrDsT1aPHappy 200th birthday to the world's first rockstar, Franz Liszt. "Women would literally attack him: tear bits of… https://t.co/2g0AVLxxVPThought this was kinda funny and interesting: new study shows pollen helps fight crime. On days with increased poll… https://t.co/bvUVVk87aTI’m still trying to figure out how any of this helps people in Hawaii’s second congressional district 🤷🏽‍♂️ https://t.co/clCJrgOIxZ
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10/22
2019
@StephenJ_Caruso Not so fun facts about Morano: -has no STEM background -was among the first to push (false) accu… https://t.co/iTytp2EhN6"If you ain't a Christian imma stab you in the face" - best rap lyric of all time https://t.co/iKNliI37okThread: From me & @SeanMcElwee: Dem Gov. Andrew Cuomo is the single biggest obstacle to moving New York in a more p… https://t.co/hYdW4LePUW
Retweeted by Alain Xiong-CalmesJRI 2 —PA's second Justice Reinvestment Initiative — is all about #CriminalJusticeReform. This package of bills has… https://t.co/H575vjuohW
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10/21
2019
@jessbauer17 I'm just trying to encourage people to #drinkmorewaterGet you a girl who drinks water with you at the party #stayhydrated https://t.co/vnijjcMsJM
10/20
2019
@billy_penn Why did we let this man moderate our last Governor's debate
10/19
2019
Today is the 168th anniversary of the publication of Moby Dick. Congrats on the new job Ishmael!
10/18
2019

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