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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RepScottPerry (R) @RepScottPerry

RT @terrymadonna: Actor Wesley Snipes was released last week from McKean federal prison in Pa--where he served 2.4 yrs for tax evasion. Very little coverage.

RepScottPerry (R) @RepScottPerry

#Truth | “@PAGOP: Schwartz most liberal DEM ever to run statewide in PA. Doubles down on that by announcing candidacy on MSNBC's Maddow”

Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

Tomorrow is Equal Pay Day, which increases awareness about wage disparities between men and women. Does anyone... http://t.co/QpenlMFqQW

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Governor Tom Corbett (R) @GovernorCorbett

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) wants Pennsylvanians to Lend a Hand, Save a Life by learning... http://t.co/TEccFPIdF9

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Rep Cedric Richmond (D) @RepRichmond

I'm active on Instagram Now. Not all politics. Follow me at #nolaced

Friends of Jim 2014 (R) @Bridenstine4OK

Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution charges Congress with establishing "an uniform Rule of... http://t.co/9H3ru2Kp2g

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Ellison for Congress (D) @EllisonCampaign

Chair Hinojosa firing up democrats at the Equality Forward Summit w/ @TXStonewall and @TXDemParty in Austin #gameon http://t.co/1oIqrmLRJR

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

RT @RealTimers: "When we went to war, where were the deficit hawks? Where was the @WSJ when we went to two wars and forgot to pay?" @SenSanders #RealTime

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Rep. Marc Veasey (D) @RepVeasey

Strong coalition of leaders @ Hispanic Leadership Forum in #OakCliff. Good discussion on issues important to all families. #DFW

Niki Tsongas (D) @nikiinthehouse

New issues survey is available on my website,your input helps me examine & vote on important issues that impact #MA03 http://t.co/H5lBGS3vna

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Saxby Chambliss (R) @SaxbyChambliss

Job report is out this morning. While the report states that there are now 11.7 million unemployed Americans, the... http://t.co/MzhJ7AR9LB

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Peter Shumlin (D) @GovPeterShumlin

So True! “@Leigh_Appleby: 24 Things You Should Not Tweet If You're A Politician: http://t.co/oqWfSGv0z0

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Rep. Eric Swalwell (D) @RepSwalwell

President @BarackObama visited the Bay Area this evening. I told him I've got his back & let's move America forward. http://t.co/Y9HD20Y5uI

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Justin Amash (R) @justinamash

RT @FreedomWorks: Tonight at 7pm Est for FreedomWorks On Tap "The Ins & Outs of The New Fair Deal" @deneenborelli http://t.co/7SztXBmZzd

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Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

A brilliant speech and as timely now as it was when it was delivered 45 years ago today. "Share" with your... http://t.co/se7eY0g8Pg

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Rep. Bob Gibbs (R) @RepBobGibbs

Exciting to see the new addition for L&W Engineering and tour Custom Culinary in #Avon. #jobs #smallbusiness http://t.co/AKi2Y30Xnk

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Rep. Steve Stockman (R) @SteveWorks4You

RT @MyDaytonNews: Cedar Bayou Watershed Partnership public meeting to be held in Crosby: The Cedar Bayou Watershed Partnership (... http://t.co/T2OpPBaS3R

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