urllib.request in Python 2.7

I can use urllib.request module with Python 3.1. But when I execute the same program using Python 2.7, an error comes along the lines of;

AttributeError: ‘module’ object has no attribute ‘request’.

Convert Tweepy Status object into JSON

I’m using Tweepy to download tweets. I have a program that then writes the actual Status object to a file in text form. How do I translate this into JSON, or import this object back into Python? I’ve …