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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David B. McKinley (R) @RepMcKinley

In honor of WV's 150th, the National Archives has posted a page. tp://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/west-virginia/index.html

Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

RT @lukehellier: .@reperikpaulsen & @keithellison chatting with employees at Target Corp in Minneapolis http://t.co/JCuK9nRiI1

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Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

In recognition of LGBT Pride Month, I am proud to stand with NOH8 in Congress as we await Supreme Court rulings... http://t.co/3E1hC5Fx1F

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John Garamendi (D) @RepGaramendi

RT @RepRonBarber: Reason #7 why Congress must act to prevent student loans from doubling: nearly 12 million Americans attend college on student loans annually

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D) @RepSwalwell

No, this is not a story from @TheOnion -- this is a @GOP member who believes rape kits prevent pregnancy. http://t.co/wg86ABp6fp

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Gary R. Herbert (R) @GovHerbert

Who's excited to see Disney's The Lone Ranger? Utah's stunning landscape was one of the remarkable backdrops to for the film, take a...

Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

Check out the relaunched http://t.co/vJNhjuicLo website to learn more about the Affordable Care Act's new health... http://t.co/uKKl7SlSgi

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Peter Shumlin (D) @GovPeterShumlin

Uh oh, these things always backfire. #gohawks MT @HuffPostChicago: Are u as confident in @NHLBlackhawks as THIS guy? http://t.co/18WroHbXTv

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Doug Collins (R) @RepDougCollins

RT if you find this picture as beautiful and patriotic as I do! Taken at Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega, GA #ga09

Jay Stamper (D) @jay_stamper

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Please follow & support @Bakari_Sellers for Attorney-General of South Carolina. His website: http://t.co/4oqcGoMU39 #sctweets

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Rep. Trey Radel (R) @treyradel

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RT @kennyigarza: Had a meeting with Matt today! Will be starting to get petitions to get you on the ballot ASAP :)! @treyradel #weneedtrey #treyforcongress

Stephen Fincher (R) @RepFincherTN08

#TN08: Don't forget that my job fair is next week. Details HERE: http://t.co/yBWIZlWOJA

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Rep. Jared Huffman (D) @RepHuffman

Congratulations to Nicole Aunapu Mann of Penngrove, CA: selected for the 2013 @NASA Astronaut Candidate Class! http://t.co/nyA78n5JPm

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Suzanne Bonamici (D) @RepBonamici

I’m proud to join more than 70 Members of Congress in supporting the @NOH8Campaign against discrimination! #NOH8 #NOH8ontheHill

Bill Johnson (R) @RepBillJohnson

My guy, Nathan, got his braces checked yesterday by Dr. Eckels in Marietta #Ohio. Go #SmallBiz! | #SmallBusinessWeek

Sen. McConnell Press (R) @McConnellPress

RT @WKYT: US Attorney recused from McConnell taping case http://t.co/M38NHUmY16

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Rep. Jeff Duncan (R) @RepJeffDuncan

RT @DepressedDarth: Kim and Kanye named their baby North West. In related news, the Death Star now has a good enough reason to destroy Earth.

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Voters shd judge @KenCuccinelli by past actions, not new words: war on women's health; climate chg denier: many ethical lapses, etc. #VAGov

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Interesting look at demographics - “@ggwash: iPhones vs. Androids map looks similar to other maps of DC's divide: http://t.co/TD3nZU520F

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Joe Garcia (D) @JoeGarcia

Lo que pase...

Joe Garcia (D) @JoeGarcia

Si pero será doloroso...

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Mike Lee (R) @SenMikeLee

RT @senleepresssec: [VIDEO]: @SenMikeLee and @megynkelly discuss the pending Corker/Heller border security amendment http://t.co/GsmwfXcvJw

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Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R) @RepHartzler

The Farm Bill just went down in defeat to the here's if the democrats.

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Vincent C. Gray (D) @mayorvincegray

About to get underway here at Savoy. Great crowd.

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Governor Chafee (D) @LincolnChafee

RT @Misquam: Misquamicut Business Association Director Caswell Cooke Very grateful to Governor Chafee who came to our annual... http://t.co/dOUexINj6U

Rep. Walter Jones (R) @RepWalterJones

Honored to join @SenatorBurr in presenting the Gold Medal Award to the Third District's art competition winner. http://t.co/gepO14edML

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Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Glad tht Fannie Fitzgerald of PWC & daughter met civil rights icon @repjohnlewis at #FrederickDouglass dedication. http://t.co/jw4asT95bL

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Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

Gov’s agreement on #UpstateNY #Gaming Economic Development Act to boost economy & tourism w/ 4 destination resorts: http://t.co/7Wehqe5omu

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Tom Harkin (D) @SenatorHarkin

Great night at the @NatArboretum's Cookout Under the Stars honoring #IA & it's contributions to plant research. http://t.co/zjV4C2shO7

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Rep. Roger Williams (R) @RepRWilliams

We must protect the rights of the unborn. God is great, life is great.

Ed Perlmutter (D) @Ed4Colorado

If Congress does not act by July 1, then student loan interest rates will double from 3.4% to 6.8%. This increase... http://t.co/OaMH0PpGqm

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Rep. Tom Cole (R) @TomColeOK04

Today I will support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 1797) that places a national ban on abortions at 20 weeks or later.

Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

Congrats to #SUNY’s 4 University Centers Named Among Top in World via @SUNY :http://t.co/kwQVj6DWHi “The Power of SUNY resonates worldwide”

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Mike Rogers (R) @RepMikeRogersAL

It was great to meet with some students from #AL03 who are in DC with @ALYouthTour. Keep up the good work! http://t.co/n4ZjIsD5Nc

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Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

Es increíble al extremo que llega con tal de entorpecer el reclamo de igualdad y progreso que conlleva la causa de la estadidad.

Governor Tom Corbett (R) @GovernorCorbett

RT @ValerieCaras: .@GovernorCorbett Submits Letter to Pennsylvanians Supporting Pension Reform http://t.co/5Csb00IYKn

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Jay Stamper (D) @jay_stamper

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If you don’t mind the gov't snooping through your things, the problem isn't the constitution but your constitution.

Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

With the end of the legislative session nearing, the time is now! Urge your legislators to pass #WEA http://t.co/Iy97QoQrzb @Newsday

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Rep. Luke Messer (R) @RepLukeMesser

My column on the House GOP proposal to get Washington out of the business of arbitrarily setting interest rates. http://t.co/K6SDu1FRxY

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Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

RT @hernanpadilla51: @igualdadpr @JoseMSaldana51 @pedropierluisi @QuiquitoMelende van a la ONU a defender Estadidad y exigir se resuelva status colonial de PR

Senator Mazie Hirono (D) @maziehirono

Also explained how bill penalizes immigrant taxpayers who pay the same taxes as you and me http://t.co/t9XXurpWIN #CIRfloor

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinenCamp

PapaDex + Dougie enjoying time with our baby! Feliz Dia de los Padres!

Ann Wagner (R) @RepAnnWagner

Wishing everyone a blessed Father's Day

Mike Rogers (MI-08) (R) @RepMikeRogers

RT @davidshepardson: Rogers in email: "We in Michigan have the good fortune of having a deep bench of Republican leaders who would make great" US senators

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