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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Rep. Bobby Scott (D) @repbobbyscott

Congratulations to Meghan Shaw, Grand Prize winner in my 2013 Congressional Art Competition! http://t.co/u281eTWFJ2

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Mike Pompeo (R) @RepMikePompeo

RT @theTomBrandt: #IRS #Benghazi #AP RT @daveweigel: WH adopting bold new YOLO approach to damage control

Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

What an honor to sign the 100th floor wall of New York's Freedom Tower. http://t.co/tknbxL7cTn

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Pat Roberts (R) @SenPatRoberts

RT @dltowns: Isn't it precious that no single person is responsible for the executive branch of the federal government?

Larry Bucshon, MD (R) @RepLarryBucshon

Thankful that late term abortionist Kermit #Gosnell was found guilty for his brutal and horrific crimes. http://t.co/tpLJyNe2yI

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Rep. Steve Stockman (R) @SteveWorks4You

.@PPact, Barack Obama fought to make killing born-alive infants a routine medical procedure http://t.co/oAwfOP81S8 #gosnell #tcot

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Doug Collins (R) @RepDougCollins

Will be on @FoxBusiness at 1pm EST to discuss the IRS targeting political groups. Hope you'll tune in

Rep. Paul Cook (R) @RepPaulCook

On this day in 1846, Congress voted in favor of President James K. Polk’s declaration of war on Mexico in dispute over Texas #hfotd

Senator Ron Johnson (R) @SenRonJohnson

Great post from @TheAnchoress: about those Embassy attacks under Bush. http://t.co/l2psOCWVCe

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Erik Paulsen (R) @Erik_Paulsen

I did. Sergio sucks “@Ron_Rosenbaum: #Players Choke of the year. Sergio: plunk! Think Tiger enjoyed that?”

Ann Wagner (R) @RepAnnWagner

So did anyone actually get fired from the #IRS or did the Obama Administration hire the culprits to replace Axelrod and co.?

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Dave Joyce (R) @RepDaveJoyce

Congratulated @BrecksvilleOhio gymnasts on 10 straight state championships! http://t.co/31GqikGtmL

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Governor Chafee (D) @LincolnChafee

I posted 25 photos on Facebook in the album "Governor Lincoln Chafee Signs Executive Order on Diversity" http://t.co/8KiYhI5hFI

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Rep. Jeff Duncan (R) @RepJeffDuncan

The State Depart didn't want to include references to prior threats in the #benghazi talkers bc they didn't want criticism for not acting

CathyMcMorrisRodgers (R) @cathymcmorris

Turn on @kxly920 Morning News to hear @budname and me talk about Internet Taxes and the STEP project. #goodmorning #Spokane

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