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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Mike Bishop (R) @MikeBishopMI

Remember, if you don't vote, you get what you deserve ... http://t.co/J6Oj5mN10y

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Mike Bishop (R) @MikeBishopMI

Ever notice how some people actually think they have to be a twit when using Twitter.

Mike Bishop (R) @MikeBishopMI

If you're like me and you just don't want to throw away those Halloween pumpkins ... http://t.co/F6StwbigaC

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Alison L. Grimes (D) @AlisonForKY

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Hey Kentucky – you have 5 hours left to vote! Make sure you know where your polling place is: https://t.co/p0kWGfF3xK http://t.co/lIopXS9LNN

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Michael Bennet (D) @BennetForCO

It’s Election Day! If your ballot is still sitting on the kitchen counter, make sure it gets in the mail today!

Jim McDermott (D) @RepJimMcDermott

RT @strangerslog: Vote for @RepJimMcDermott! What other politician makes a Vine in a Bruce Lee jumpsuit? http://t.co/qywu8CZYLQ http://t.co/3NUPwyHyTz

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Patrick Murphy (D) @PatrickMurphyFL

Great to see so many in #FL18 out at the polls this morning! #GOTV http://t.co/W48o2Lnbi7

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Charlie Crist (D) @CharlieCrist

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Quick update with just over 5 hours to go: https://t.co/hin6FQLsM1

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Al Franken (D) @alfranken

If you have any problems casting a #MN ballot, call the voter protection headline: http://t.co/Ual5R2zLff #mnvotes http://t.co/Nk9TJPnkkQ

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Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

@elizabethforma: Happy Election Day! This is what our democracy is all about. I voted did you? http://t.co/Jiu9KZvSkn” Please VOTE!!

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Charlie Crist (D) @CharlieCrist

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It's important to know what kind of ID you need to bring to the polls. Check this out: http://t.co/VnZ1DMLR9m http://t.co/FH5lQUNZjF

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Mark Greenberg (R) @MarkGreenbergCT

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RT @CharlieForGov: Voted at the Congo Church - where we've voted for the past 20 years. Big crowd of friends with & behind us. #bigblue http://t.co/SBvjQdSWQf

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Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

RT @MetroTransitMN: Ride free to the polls tomorrow! Metro Transit & suburban transit agencies to provide free rides on #ElectionDay http://t.co/KQgIWWSLev

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Wendy Davis (D) @WendyDavisTexas

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RT @TrainedbyShibas: Texas may not be ready for @WendyDavisTexas & @leticiavdp but I am! #Vote #MyTexasVotes # http://t.co/g1bnlhZHW8

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John Carney (D) @John_Carney

This morning, I stopped by Ocean View with Sussex County Council candidate Shirley Price to greet voters! #votede http://t.co/7yG1k4qXUQ

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Charlie Crist (D) @CharlieCrist

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RT @HarrietPioquint: #ElectionDay breakfast before knocking doors for @CharlieCrist! #TeamCharlie @JayBuz24 @gare_bear327 http://t.co/d3lVcCO5zC

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