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.

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Gov. Robert Bentley (R) @GovernorBentley

ICYMI: Not a caretaker governor: Bentley promises further action on jobs, roads & prisons if re-elected http://t.co/WQtRkMAod1 #alpolitics

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

Journalist Steven Sotloff is in #ISIS custody. Went missing in Libya. Parents live in my Pinecrest town. Have met w/them. Felt helpless.

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

$$$ to improve children’s schools in Florida was spent to settle a lawsuit with a former contractor. #WasteWednesday http://t.co/6Luhq8uwl7

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

Send me questions to ask NTIS director at today's hearing. NTIS collects free govt reports & then charges for them. http://t.co/bg3eH6Ivo6

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Al McAffrey (D) @AlMcAffrey

Q: When does 77 cents equal a $1? A: When you compare a woman's pay to a man's pay for doing same work. http://t.co/uOAKdKUjlG #PayEquity

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Rep. Scott Peters (D) @RepScottPeters

RT @TIME: Here's what the ALS Association is doing with the money from the Ice Bucket Challenge http://t.co/yp6pR9Q8HX

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Rep. Todd Rokita (R) @ToddRokita

Packed #TownHall in thebestwestern Monticello. Fighting for Lake… http://t.co/BgA5AUqBxP

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Richard Blumenthal (D) @SenBlumenthal

RT @SteveSinger10: Senate Democrats demand liquid nicotine rules @SenBlumenthal @RepEsty (from @AP) http://t.co/7zLceX5k18

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @RepSinema

RT @coreywoodstempe: @RepSinema You called me out I accepted the @ALSAZ #IceBucketChallenge @FredDuVal Will you accept the challenge??? https://t.co/c2b0CVlphm

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Mark Meadows (R) @RepMarkMeadows

I took the #ALS #IceBucketChallenge to combat Lou Gehrig's disease. I call on @Jim_Jordan & @seanhannity to join me! http://t.co/OAAlHEm5gt

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MichelleLujanGrisham (D) @Michelle4NM

To help us reach our goal of reaching 2,000 voters, click on the following link to volunteer.... http://t.co/EhbJdwUpGJ

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Rob Zerban (D) @robzerban

@PRyan found time to campaign in Florida on vacation from the least productive Congress ever. His new book? http://t.co/0OwXzHOSBr

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Gwen Moore (D) @RepGwenMoore

This morning at @ATIPT working it out! http://t.co/Eh1L6p9R5x

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Senator Ted Cruz (R) @SenTedCruz

Hope you'll join us today at 5 pm CT! http://t.co/HPhO6pPFKO

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Pat Roberts (R) @PatRoberts2014

I am working to make certain that the Army understands how important Ft. Riley & Ft. Leavenworth are to all Kansans. http://t.co/D3cIiuAMX4

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Patrick Henry Hays (D) @PatHenryHays

We've got a new ad up on TV! http://t.co/DfcHEA9JMh We streamlined city services in NLR and they should streamline gov. in DC. #arpx #ar02

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