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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Nancy Pelosi (D) @NancyPelosi

Good move for both @lhfang and @thenation RT @KatrinaNation We welcome Lee Fang as investigative contributing reporter

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Charlie Gonzalez (D) @TX20CharlieG

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RT @SenatorDurbin: Read abt the #DreamAct students whose stories I’ve shared http://t.co/Jg7q7IsY #Dreamers pls send me yours&join them http://t.co/llf0y2NB

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Diane Black (R) @RepDianeBlack

@RepKevinYoder Yeah, Bill Lacey! Another native of Cookeville! @DoleInstitute

Sen. McConnell Press (R) @McConnellPress

RT @heraldleader: Watch Calipari and Pitino tonight on ESPNU http://t.co/iuRKd79R

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Rep. Tim Griffin (R) @RepTimGriffin

#ar2 MT @RepublicanStudy: MUST SEE TV: Rep. Mike Kelly's stirring speech on the cost of red tape earns standing ovation http://t.co/uyx16SPO

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Sen. McConnell Press (R) @McConnellPress

RT @heraldleader: Format set for vice presidential debate at Centre College http://t.co/TrONMFfr

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Rob Portman (R) @senrobportman

Last yrs budget deadlock was hrs away from cutting off govt services. Bill keeps govt running & allows Congress to make tough budget choices

Adam Schiff (D) @RepAdamSchiff

I am a co-sponsor of #AuditTheFed & wanted to update you that I just voted for the bill. Will bring #transparency in use of taxpayer dollars

Janice Hahn (D) @Rep_JaniceHahn

American seniors who fell into the prescription drug donut hold recieved $946 million in rebates in 2010

Eddie BerniceJohnson (D) @RepEBJ

crossed over 3000 facebook fans this week. Join in by #FF @RepEbj to all your Texas friends. Trying to reach 4000 by the end of the month

Eddie BerniceJohnson (D) @RepEBJ

Tune into this morning's Committee on Scenic, Space, & Technology Congressional hearing. The hearing this... http://t.co/LmT2GbRp

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

I really need the help of all @RepEBJ Twitter followers. We need 2 get the message out about Voter ID laws changing in Texas #FF @REPEBJ

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

Texans looking to make sure they are registered to vote this fall. Go to this website to register and get your Voter ID card

US Rep. Mike Turner (R) @RepMikeTurner

Double your chance to win an iPad 3. Simply follow @reward_it and then RT to enter http://t.co/A3jOjNhV

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Over 50,000 manufacturing plants in America have been shut down over the past decade. #Jobs

Rep. Joe Walsh (R) @WalshFreedom

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PHOTO: Last week I had the pleasure of meeting with @DannyDanon a leading Member of the Knesset - Israeli Parliament. http://t.co/WDt5dtse

Sen. Robert Menendez (D) @SenatorMenendez

Was proud to stand with New Jerseyans who want to put an end to discrimination & fight for equal rights @CityofNewarkNJ Pride Festival.

Rep David Schweikert (R) @RepDavid

Thank you Jan D'Artri & the Stephensons for the amazing Harvey Wallbanger cake. On to next event #azright #azcd6 http://t.co/MZc9E20V

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R) @RepHartzler

We MUST pass #FARRM before it’s too late. Our farmers are ailing from #drought. We need to give farmers certainty! http://t.co/MIYef58L

Senator Ben Cardin (D) @SenatorCardin

Ben- Where were you on this day in 1969? #Apollo11 's Buzz Aldrin & Neil Armstrong were on the #moon.

Jason Altmire (D) @jasonaltmire

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My 20th initiative passed the House. My amendment restores funding to the Yellow Ribbon Program which helps returning vets & their families.

Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D) @RepLynnWoolsey

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I spoke in support of @RepBarbaraLee amendment to limit defense spending to $500 trillion. http://t.co/WtHOTpdN #Defense #Deficit

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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"It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard... is what makes it great".

Jim McDermott (D) @RepJimMcDermott

The Speaker of the House has resorted to pooty language: "Boehner says Obama 'doesn't give a damn about middle class Americans'" #pathetic

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

During the Subcommittee markup, I was able to include my amendment with bipartisan support to the Agricultural... http://t.co/pGP2jaNz

Loretta Sanchez (D) @LorettaSanchez

I uploaded a @YouTube video http://t.co/188yfKCC Loretta Sanchez VN video ask

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

I posted 12 photos on Facebook in the album "Western Douglas County Chamber of Commerce Cyber-Security Roundta" http://t.co/F3n58jkx

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

I posted 15 photos on Facebook in the album "William King Radio Interview" http://t.co/RzIcUGse

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

I posted 14 photos on Facebook in the album "Full Draw Archery tour" http://t.co/rka30nX1

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

I posted 16 photos on Facebook in the album "Home Instead 2012 Senior Advocate Award" http://t.co/JBhObUUu

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

I posted 17 photos on Facebook in the album "Veterans in Business Forum" http://t.co/s5Yxvw76

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

I posted 19 photos on Facebook in the album "CLAAS Manufacturing Tour" http://t.co/HbAAIhZ9

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

I posted 17 photos on Facebook in the album "Parent Training Institute tour" http://t.co/m7vq26ok

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

Today my office is celebrating the hard work of our summer interns! Put yourself in this picture. Become a fall... http://t.co/S179G3za

Ron Paul (R) @RepRonPaul

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I'll be with @larry_kudlow on @CNBC at 7:00 pm ET to discuss today's @FinancialCmte Hearing with Chairman Ben Bernanke.

Rep David Schweikert (R) @RepDavid

My District Office is in Cave Creek for Mobile Office Hrs. Stop by and see what they're up to! http://t.co/jwktWJnT http://t.co/9vd07zln

Congressmember Bass (D) @RepKarenBass

Justin Bieber chase: Prosecutors may test new anti-paparazzi law, thanks to @RepKarenBas http://t.co/izhJzFWn

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

In 2011, the State Dept addressed climate issues for the Keystone XL pipeline. Unbelievable that in the 9th... http://t.co/Lkprlh7A

Kevin McCarthy (R) @GOPWhip

RT @GaryMillerCA: @GOPWhip McCarthy, myself, and a few of our great congressional leaders and candidates from around California.... http://t.co/OTyZgqb5

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

Made history on House floor 2day: passed bipartisan State Dept bill! 1st time in 10 yrs! Cuts $2B! http://t.co/ZXeI620x

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Donations of $1 Million or more accounted for half of Super PAC money in 2011. - @TheFix, @WashingtonPost http://t.co/ntOvo9Oh

petestark (D) @petestark

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@Josh_Richman @USOlympic Our letter calls on USOC to implement a Make it in the USA policy. Ralph Lauren's Friday statement is non-binding.

Newt Gingrich (R) @newtgingrich

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I will be on leno wednesday night with Snooki! It should be an interesting evening! I hope she likes zoos and animals!

Blake Farenthold (R) @farenthold

.@darrellissa pic sums it up quite nicely - Wonka on Obama PIC: http://t.co/fX2zuWK5

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Rep. Chip Cravaack (R) @RepChipCravaack

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Plenty of well-paying #mining jobs in #mncd8. Let's keep it that way! http://t.co/twNwVaqW #minnesota #mngop #stribpol

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Janice Hahn (D) @Rep_JaniceHahn

I’m disappointed at today’s move to block transparency in our democratic process. http://t.co/1j97UcZu #DISCLOSE

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Rep. Jim McGovern (D) @RepMcGovern

Just announced my first ever Facebook cover-photo contest! See more details at http://t.co/HOJuhHRV #mapoli #p2

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