Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

An archive of the public statements deleted by U.S. politicians. Explore the tweets they would prefer you couldn't see.

To meet the Twitter API Terms of Service, all deleted tweets shown here since June 22, 2012 have been reviewed and approved by the Sunlight Foundation.

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Mark Greenberg (R) @MarkGreenbergCT

RT @newsgirlct: Conn. 5th District candidate Mark Greenberg with @nhregister editorial board today #ct5 http://t.co/lEmk67wFqA

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Kevin Strouse (D) @StrouseForPA

RT @Crad: Hopefully if @StrouseForPA wins he'll focus on being a representative and not a politician. It's too late for @RepFitzpatrick in that area.

Ron DeSantis (R) @RepDeSantis

Thank you @marthamaccallum for having me on-air to discuss yesterday's deadly attack at the Canadian capital! WATCH: http://t.co/pmgzXB991P.

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Linda T. Sánchez (D) @RepLindaSanchez

With 990K case backlog, @SocialSecurity Admin is failing to keep its promise to millions & is in need of dire reform: http://t.co/au6MCSFhKt

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Jackie Walorski (R) @jackiewalorski

RT @philipaklein: WaPo: "it is likely the worst ad of a nasty campaign year. Grimes should be ashamed of herself.” http://t.co/MKHnOxvH3t

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Mike Pence (R) @mike_pence

Looking for the latest news from Governor Pence? Follow him at @GovPenceIN to stay up-to-date as he serves Hoosiers as IN's 50th governor.

Rob Zerban (D) @robzerban

Become a part of our grassroots team. Sign up to phone bank from anywhere! http://t.co/rb1Omb9SoR

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Judy Chu (D) @RepJudyChu

Extending thoughts of comfort and solidarity to our neighbors in #Canada after yesterday's horrible attack in Ottawa.

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Connie Johnson (D) @ConnieJ4OK

Wonderful evening @ the LU Scholarship Gala last Fri. Kudos 2my daughters Adrienne & Samantha http://t.co/lqQN69YeQk

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Terry McAuliffe (D) @GovernorVA

Governor McAuliffe and the Virginia delegation meet with Canon executives, including their Chairman Fujio Mitarai. http://t.co/rLUZq7ody7

Dick Durbin (D) @DickDurbin

Watch the U.S. Senate Debate sponsored by ABC 7, the league of women voters, and Univision Chicago,… http://t.co/bn3jVKbH2a

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Braley for Iowa (D) @TeamBraley

"Joni Ernst...said during an NRA event in 2012 that she would use a gun to defend herself from the government" http://t.co/il8Km9V5yn #IAsen

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Tim Bishop (D) @TimBishop2014

This country works better when it grows middle out. I know it and Tim Bishop knows it! -@billclinton http://t.co/fr9mjW1Ral

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Gwen Graham (D) @GwenForCongress

@Jd9yanki This isn't how you use Twitter, Jordan @steveschale

Guinta4Congress (R) @frankguinta

Meeting with folks in Londonderry this evening for our 4th Kitchen Table Talks tour. Good crowd and even better questions!

Phil Bryant (R) @PhilBryantMS

College football isn't the only thing Mississippi is ranked top 3 in these days. http://t.co/9UcKdvnckh

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Rep Peter DeFazio (D) @RepPeterDeFazio

Visiting not 1 but 2 great state schools. Met w/ @baronews staff @oregonstateuniv today, yesterday was @Univ_Of_Oregon #GoDucks #gobeavs

Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

$50,000 on a grant for researchers to study why sea monkeys follow lasers. #Wastebook2014 http://t.co/Z6hUvyCO4S http://t.co/V0hmccKQq2

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Rep. Erik Paulsen (R) @RepErikPaulsen

Getting ready for grand opening of 101/144

Dennis Ross (R) @RepDennisRoss

Praying for the safety of innocent lives in #Canada Parliament. http://t.co/UoN6FJHsnd

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Wendy Davis (D) @WendyDavisTexas

Happy Diwali to the thousands of Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh & Jain Texans who enrich our great state. [graphic]

Mark Udall (D) @MarkUdall2014

Please help support Mark Udall for Colorado, add a #Twibbon now! http://t.co/2w6iZYe0fy http://t.co/4EjrFNf3DO

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Rep. Bobby Scott (D) @repbobbyscott

RT @MarkHerringVA: Yesterday, we announced the launch of a new $1M gang violence initiative in #norfolkVA http://t.co/81oBr7hBZz @NorfolkMayor @repbobbyscott

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Rick Nolan (D) @RickNolanMN

#MN08 - Are you ready to rally with Rick in Hibbing? Let’s get out the @MinnesotaDFL. RSVP here - http://t.co/XomnNMU8E7

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mikel weisser (D) @mikelweisser

RT @stephenlemons: .@seannobledc @ChampPR @FredDuVal Wonder if Doug feels the same? this Q/A from CAP has 0 exceptions 4rape/incest http://t.co/rV6mcZRle9

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Elise Stefanik (R) @EliseStefanik

RT @makeyourmove33: We need stronger Northern Border protection. NY-21 race is a toss-up & @EliseStefanik is best able to represent North Country & US #tcot

Deval Patrick (D) @MassGovernor

Broke ground at @WorcesterState's new Wellness Center center,

Governor Mike Pence (R) @GovPenceIN

Karen & I knew Jack Cottey as a leader & a friend. We have deep respect for his many contributions to both public service and public safety

Wendy Davis (D) @WendyDavisTexas

#TeamWendy is here to anwer your voting questions at @MyTexasVotes. Just Tweet @ us! #MyTexasVotes -TW \

Doug Ose (R) @DougOse

Sacramento County needs lower taxes to get our district back to work & I am ready to fight for them. #HireDougOse #CA07

Rokita for Congress (R) @rokitacongress

I listen to my constituents. I'm consistently voted as one of the most accessible members of Congress.

Steve Beshear (D) @GovSteveBeshear

RT @LtGovAbramson: #Interapt is 1 of only 10 companies in the US to win certification, and 1st company outside of Silicon Valley and New York @Interapt

Carol Shea-Porter (D) @TeamSheaPorter

CSP: @frankguinta supports abortion even to save a woman's life (@frankguinta has no response) #nh01 #nhpolitics

Gabriel Rothblatt (D) @gabeisgreat

Here on the Space Coast, we enjoy incredible natural beauty. It’s one of the reasons we’re all proud to call the... http://t.co/lhlgvjoTzc

Ron Wyden (D) @RonWyden

#Meggitt is a great #McMinnville manufacturer creating middle-class jobs. Super visit & talk today w/its employees. http://t.co/eYKcoVxuMD

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Charlie Crist (D) @CharlieCrist

"The way you got your wealthy was pretty unsavory." #FLDebate

Pat Roberts (R) @PatRoberts2014

.@OrmanForSenate is pro-abortion & thinks we should 'move past' the the issue. Pat thinks his position is 'unconscionable.' #KSSen

Rep. Roybal-Allard (D) @RepRoybalAllard

My staff held Office Hours at East LA Services Center. Visit https://t.co/FxhxmZnCsH to see how we can assist you. http://t.co/TxyAnM04Ij

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Rep. Tom Cole (R) @TomColeOK04

RT @nytimes: Oscar de la Renta's life through the years http://t.co/U9Fa4Q1ZeG (Photo: Arthur Brower/NYT) http://t.co/ENB5DwndQL

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