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On the 100th anniversary of Mother's Day, American politicians took to Twitter to wish their moms a good day, advocate for policy, and reference the #BringBackOurGirls. Here's a breakdown of how members of Congress were tweeting.

The region-specific Mother's Day tweets:

The political Mother's Day tweets:

#BringBackOurGirls:

House Committee Mother's Day tweet:

The Freudian:

The quite-possibly-not-about-Mother's-Day Mother's Day tweet:

The particularly adorable and/or bilingual:

The coup de grace might be Speaker of the House John Boehner's video tribute to his mother, who birthed 12 Boehner children:

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