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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Darrell Issa (R) @DarrellIssa

Your @GOPOversight watchdogs are working to fix federal #IT & save you $: http://t.co/dAW2Glis

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Ted Cruz (R) @tedcruz

RT @JohnCornyn: PHOTO: At Houston roundtable with Ted Cruz exploring ways we can preserve Social Security: http://t.co/VDzWNGrb

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Richard Hudson (R) @RichHudson

@SexyTractorman taking the oath of office. Look forward to working. With you, Commissioner. #NCAG http://t.co/4ST1Y0Mf

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Bennie Thompson (D) @BennieGThompson

Over 40% of gun purchases occur without a Brady background check at a federally licensed dealer. #StopTheFuneral

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) @SenatorShaheen

RT @MBrindley_NHPR: At a nonprofit dental clinic in Concord Tuesday, @SenatorShaheen called on Congress to lift its ban on earmarks. http://t.co/ulPyvjFs

Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

Gov at Q&A following #NYSafe Act signing: http://t.co/PGUJaVoy --> LIVE now | More: http://t.co/RGT4SWwi

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Obama Inauguration (D) @obamainaugural

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RT @jccic2013: Here's the view of @BarackObama on Jan. 21 for #inaug2013 http://t.co/X4bigfLn

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Martin O'Malley (D) @GovernorOMalley

The majority of executions now take place in 5 countries: Iran, North Korea, Yemen, China & the USA. #MDRepeal

Bill Johnson (R) @RepBillJohnson

America's debt surged under @BarackObama -Americans aren't taxed too little; govt #SpendingIsTheProblem @gopconference http://t.co/QznDTsZ8

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

I'm honored to be sworn in with the great leaders of the @OfficialCBC for 113th Congress. “Conscious of the Congress” http://t.co/SksK9upt

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Rep. Kurt Schrader (D) @RepSchrader

I am 1 of 4 Congressional Problem Solvers in NYC today to talk about need for bipartisan solutions to our nation's problems w/ @NoLabelsOrg

Pete Sessions (R) @PeteSessions

White Rock Lake clean-up with my Adopt-a-Shoreline Team this morning. #KeepTexasBeautiful. Photo: http://t.co/dUHQqxAg

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Pete Sessions (R) @PeteSessions

Great White Rock Lake clean-up with my Adopt-a-Shoreline Team this morning. #KeepTexasBeautiful. Photo: http://t.co/dUHQqxAg

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Rep. Greg Walden (R) @repgregwalden

This morning, I had my eighth town hall for the week in my home town of Hood River. Thanks to everyone who joined http://t.co/NyqvWLdk

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Rep. Greg Walden (R) @repgregwalden

This morning, I had my eighth town hall for the week in my home town of Hood River. Thanks to everyone who joined http://t.co/NyqvWLdk

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Dina Titus (D) @dinatitus

Welcoming @intelces to #NV01, 150K visitors and incredible technology. #CES http://t.co/iKnaNSUV

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Barack Obama (D) @BarackObama

RT @whitehouse: Happening at 1:30 ET: President Obama makes a personnel announcement from the White House. Watch live: http://t.co/s8hchuu9

Mario Diaz-Balart (R) @MarioDB

Sintonice a las 7:30 mañana @DespiertaAmeric. En vivo con @satchapretto a discutir la reforma migratoria al nivel nacional. #latism #sayfie

Matt Cartwright (D) @RepCartwright

Just finished a brief interview with @Ann4Congress on the Fox Business Channel. Clip to come.

Russ Carnahan (D) @RepCarnahan

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RT @sarahannsparks: As a member of @hfacdemocrats, @repcarnahan promotes intl. women's rights. #thankyouruss

Dina Titus (D) @dinatitus

Welcoming @intlCES to District 1, 150k visitors and incredible technology. #CES

Dean Heller (R) @SenDeanHeller

RT @KTNV: Brown-eyed people appear more trustworthy, study shows: http://t.co/wrzH86kJ

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Obama Inauguration (D) @obamainaugural

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Want to find out the best ways to give back? Join @CNCS and @WendyCNCS for a twitter chat at 3 p.m. ET to learn more. #AskWendy

Scott Peters (D) @ScottPetersSD

RT @ebkent: The hang-up on parking is an indicator that a community has no broader vision for itself. -Finding a Place for Parking http://t.co/PUiIREXu

Rep. Diana DeGette (D) @RepDianaDeGette

Good to speak with @MayorHancock today as we observed opening day of CO legislature #coleg http://t.co/uxfDNaKx

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Bob McDonnell (R) @BobMcDonnell

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RT @The_RGA: Catch Virginia Governor @BobMcDonnell's State of the State address tonight at 7PM ET LIVE on @CSPAN or online here: http://t.co/LDu57kp9

Rep. Tim Griffin (R) @RepTimGriffin

The law requires @SenateDems pass a #budget. Please join me in signing this petition on the @WhiteHouse website: http://t.co/fLwOKBpN #ar2

Elizabeth Esty (D) @RepEsty

RT @NewsTimes: Health officials in Georgia say that four people have been exposed to a rabid pet llama http://t.co/HkbULG2x

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Senator Mike Crapo (R) @MikeCrapo

3,350 days since #SenateDems passed a budget. I could travel between Boise & Idaho Falls, 6 times a day, 20,100 times during that span.

Deval Patrick (D) @MassGovernor

Day 3 of a series of reform proposals to make gov't work better. Today, announcing ways to lower business costs. http://t.co/cavHv0Le

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Elizabeth Esty (D) @Elizabeth_Esty

Thank you for visiting my campaign Facebook page. If your intention was to visit my official House of... http://t.co/dpPtKzPI

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Trey Gowdy (R) @TGowdySC

From yesterday’s @GreenvilleNews by Mary Orndorff Troyan | Gowdy sets sights on reforms | http://t.co/GeHIiyLQ

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Albio Sires (D) @RepSires

See the Transportation Committee photo for the 113th Congress on FB http://t.co/nPKcUwWk

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Dan Maffei (D) @DanMaffeiNY

I am honored to be appointed to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. http://t.co/VVNeiDNL #ny24

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Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

@senatornorris Best prophile ever !It must have been because your wife is so nice.Seriously nice ink!unblocked!

Rep. Xavier Becerra (D) @RepBecerra

@ShawnaNBCNews Translation: McConnell doesn't want the President governing on what he campaigned on. #meetthepress

Richard Hudson (R) @RichHudson

RT @eBrianCox: Representation. RT “@RichHudson: Yeah, @eBrianCox the Constitution is so "tired" and "old" Stop using tragedy to promote your agenda."

Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

Con Kathy Erazo y Julio Rivera. Casa abierta!

Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

Con Kathy Erazo y Julio Rivera. Casa abierta! http://t.co/bFOKwefV

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

The worst part of the bill was extending the Bush tax cuts on income, capital gains, & dividends on household income below $450,000 p/yr.

Joe Garcia (D) @JoeGarcia

Bill McBridge was a devoted public servant who dedicated his life to making FL a better place. My heart goes out to Alex & their family.

Barbara Lee (D) @BLeeForCongress

RT @CAWP_RU: .@JoeBiden advocating for gender parity! @HuffPostPol Biden: We need 51 female senators http://t.co/QuOkuUec

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Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R) @CynthiaLummis

Photo: Today I was sworn into the 113th Congress. I’m so appreciative of those back home for trusting me... http://t.co/pzSTokTX

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Rep. Adam Smith (D) @RepAdamSmith

My statement on Jon Kerry's nomination to serve as Secretary of State. http://t.co/BnYWHUJV

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Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

On House Floor voting for a Speaker. Boehner losing 10 votes #Swearinginday

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