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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Dan Bongino (R) @dbongino

@JohnRunyeon would you like to discuss a topic or just engage in immature rhetoric?

Dan Bongino (R) @dbongino

RT @IsaiahLCarter: @dbongino Again, if people cared about your opinions and representation, you would be Senator-elect. But I guess Maryland is wise enough...

Dan Bongino (R) @dbongino

RT @IsaiahLCarter: @dbongino Sir, when one's opinions devalue life and safety, as the NRA has and does on a regular basis, they deserve nothing less.

Bob McDonnell (R) @BobMcDonnell

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RT @gmuhoops: George Mason heads to Richmond for Governor's Holiday Hoops Classic http://t.co/WVbeIJDt

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Rick Scott (R) @FLGovScott

In two years, Florida's unemployment rate has dropped by 3%.

Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R) @MaryBonoUSA

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Go Women for Mitt! @KellyAyotte: At the final presidential debate in surrogate room with Let. Gov Kerry Healey! http://t.co/c6PqwHyS

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Obama Inauguration (D) @obamainaugural

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RT @asheville: Asheville High band to march in inaugural parade #news #asheville http://t.co/auDeL47H

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Obama Inauguration (D) @obamainaugural

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Don’t miss out on being a part of the Obamas’ inaugural tradition. Volunteer to be part of the National Day of Service: http://t.co/S4a1kD6y

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Michael Pompeo (R) @mikepompeo

Judge Bork, conservative champion has passed away today. Our prayers are with his loved ones. He’ll be missed. http://t.co/Wv1bpoEc

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Rep. Ruben Hinojosa (D) @USRepRHinojosa

Congressman Hinojosa with Congresswoman Judy Biggert (R-13-Illinois) http://t.co/MYsBzSum

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Sanford Bishop, Jr. (D) @SanfordBishop

Will be speaking on the floor momentarily on the leadership of @repcleaver, chairman of the @OfficialCBC. Watch Live: http://t.co/hug8HfbZ

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Senator Bob Casey (D) @SenBobCasey

S.Res.618, observing the 100th birthday of Rosa Parks and commemorating her legacy passed today. I am honored to have cosponsored.

Obama Inauguration (D) @obamainaugural

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Looking for information on tickets to the inaugural ball? Here’s the place: http://t.co/Lw3UsRqW

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Herman Cain (R) @THEHermanCain

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The 2013 rumor mill is getting fired up & the first one is a doozy: Bachmann to challenge Boehner for Speaker? http://t.co/7yU8z9CJ

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US Rep E.B.Johnson (D) @RepEBJ

RT @RepBecerra: Observing a moment of silence with colleagues on the House floor. My heart goes out to all affected by the devastating tragedy in #Newtown.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

RT @nadia__aja: Got my first college acceptance letter today from Florida International University :)

RepScottPerry (R) @RepScottPerry

RT @CBSNews: MORE: Inouye, 88, was the second-longest serving Senator in U.S, history, after Robert Byrd of West Virginia http://t.co/s2drA6vF

RepScottPerry (R) @RepScottPerry

RT @Alyssa_Milano: 5 Things You Need To Know about @instagram's new terms of service http://t.co/TnjZHqWq /via @heykim

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Darrell Issa (R) @DarrellIssa

RT @TheKudlowReport: Is Obama's NLRD biased for big labor? @DarrellIssa joins Larry tonight on @CNBC to discuss at 7p ET.

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Joe Wilson (R) @CongJoeWilson

My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, CT.

Senator Roger Wicker (R) @SenatorWicker

Reminder - if you're a college student interested in interning in my office next summer, applications are due Dec 30th. http://t.co/ZGl9HqUq

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Barack Obama (D) @BarackObama

RT @whitehouse: Tonight, President Obama will speak at a vigil for victims & families in Newtown, CT. Watch live at 7pm ET: http://t.co/XoRYMWOQ

Steve Israel (D) @RepSteveIsrael

I cannot look parents in the eyes and defend Congress’ inability to renew assault weapons ban. It is indefensible. Pass it now.

Dan Bongino (R) @dbongino

RT @itisearl: I wish I lived in Maryland so I could vote for @dbongino for US Senate, he is the real deal this country needs badly #realchange #gop

Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D) @RepTerriSewell

My thoughts & prayers are with all those affected by the shooting at St. Vincent's Hospital in Bham, AL this morning. http://t.co/Z4wfX0uA

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

What an honor this morning to dedicate the Bill of Rights monument at AZ Capitol.

Steve Israel (D) @RepSteveIsrael

A message on yesterday's violence in Newtown: http://t.co/IPRDiDxm

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Bob Kerrey (D) @kerreybob

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RT @Brianellner: Bob Kerrey @KerreyBob genius #guncontrol ad from 1994 Senate race: http://youtu.4be/Mwjo_MNdRT0 via @youtube

Frederica Wilson (D) @RepWilson

My sympathies to all affected by the violent act in Newtown, Connecticut. There are no words to describe this heartbreaking tragedy.

Rep. Scott Rigell (R) @RepScottRigell

I'll be on Fox Business with Neil Cavuto at 5:50 pm. Please tune in.

John Carney (D) @John_Carney

no way to explain senseless violence perpetrated on young children & their teachers. As a father I cannot imagine the pain of their families

Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

My condolences to the families and loved ones impacted by today's horrific shooting in CT.

Elizabeth Esty (D) @Elizabeth_Esty

As a mother, I can only begin to imagine what the students, parents, teachers and staff of Sandy Hook must be... http://t.co/KHsFF2j4

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

1pmET today: Sen. Sanders will be on the radio talking with @WeGotEd about the so-called #FiscalCliff. Listen here: http://t.co/tVMExJWX

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John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Great to be joined by former Colombian President @AlvaroUribeVel tonight in #Phoenix http://t.co/bQ5UmVoG

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Dennis Kucinich (D) @Dennis_Kucinich

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@tc99mman @dejrabel -- really...?

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) @SenatorShaheen

This is unacceptable. Gay and lesbian servicemembers shouldn't be discriminated against b/c of their sexual orientation http://t.co/wmpqAecc

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Sean Bielat (R) @SeanBielat

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RT @RyanERodgers: At the @SeanBielat rally in Mansfield. #mapoli #ma4 http://t.co/03f9zOqX

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Governor Walker (R) @GovWalker

On AM 920 The Wolf w/Gregory John at 7:00am. This is wear the frosted pecans for the holdays all started a decade ago.

RepScottPerry (R) @RepScottPerry

RT @pennlive: Earth survives to 12/12/12, a day after asteroid passes closer than moon http://t.co/vlj0eEaE

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Corrine Brown (D) @RepCorrineBrown

Extending middle class tax cuts is idea both parties support, but GOP is protecting wealthiest. #DoTheRightThing http://t.co/ALjI5WHw

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Olympia Snowe (R) @OlympiasList

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@GTSchutz thank you!!

Tim Scott (R) @votetimscott

RT @Benefitfocus: Our CEO @shawn_a_jenkins with Gov @nikkihaley, Mayor Riley & Mason Holland in the new Design + Engineering building http://t.co/No4eOJMt

Niki Tsongas (D) @nikiinthehouse

@AmnestyOnline I’m speaking in support @SenBobCasey amendment around 5pm, Afghan women must have seat at the table http://t.co/lthqwlgD

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Niki Tsongas (D) @nikiinthehouse

I’m speaking around 5pm urging colleagues to support protections for Afghan women & @SenBobCasey’s amendment http://t.co/lthqwlgD

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Jim McDermott (D) @RepJimMcDermott

@GroverNorquist, you'll be missed at today's important @PoliticoPro tax discussion. #p2012

Rep. Hansen Clarke (D) @RepHansenClarke

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I'm flying to DC today with President Obama. I will ask him for help in solving Detroit's financial crisis. I won't give up or lose hope!

Rick Larsen (D) @RepRickLarsen

RT @RealHankAaron: Alright folks! Its follow time. RT for a follow.

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