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.

To meet the Twitter API Terms of Service, all deleted tweets shown here since June 22, 2012 have been reviewed and approved by the Sunlight Foundation.

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Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

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Real family values. http://t.co/1DebPKzzWd

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Lynn Westmoreland (R) @RepWestmoreland

Today H.R. 4604, my CFPB Data Collection Security Act is being marked up in @FinancialCmte. Watch it live here: http://t.co/7VTXToyT3a

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Martin Heinrich (D) @MartinHeinrich

Share your photos & stories about what #OMDP Nat’l Monument means to you using the hashtag #OMDP4NM.

Rep. Kurt Schrader (D) @RepSchrader

RT @jeffzeleny: No, the president didn't misspeak. Friends of "Eric Shinseki" call him Rick. He calls himself that, too.

Cong. Tim Huelskamp (R) @CongHuelskamp

7 years later Pres. Obama has been standing for deadly delays...

Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D) @RepBetoORourke

@SenRandPaul I applaud Senator Paul’s work to bring attention to the issue of domestic use of drones.

Michael Wager (D) @MichaelWager14

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#KochBrothers are corroding our electoral system with super PAC money - including in #OH14. #BadForDemocracy

Blaine Luetkemeyer (R) @RepBlainePress

Pleased to vote for passage of another bill to create jobs #WRRDA. Hoping it doesn't die in Senate graveyard. http://t.co/tqeK9HoAq0

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Robin Kelly (D) @Robin42CD

Mitch McConnell defeats Matt Bevin, but Alison Lundergan Grimes could be trouble http://t.co/A4GR5IHtqB via @allvoices

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Bellows for Senate (D) @Bellows4Senate

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Think we need to reign in the surveillance state? @KatrinaNation says we need leaders like @shennabellows! Read more: http://t.co/8XeB7CXe6Q

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Rick W. Allen (R) @rickallen

RT @johnboehner: Congratulations, @rickallen, on your W tonight. See his profile here: http://t.co/nG8IsHBtBq #GA12

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Doug Gansler (D) @DougGansler

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RT @MayorGrant: The Tent is large & there is room for YOU to support @DougGansler & @joleneivey as Governor & Lt. Governor for #Md. Join the #winning team!

Mario Diaz-Balart (R) @MarioDB

Though I might be in DC, I had the chance to speak with #VZ students in Miami fighting for democracy #sosvenezuela http://t.co/18UuY84a29

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Jim McDermott (D) @RepJimMcDermott

Join me in celebrating the contributions of the Asian Pacific American community to the arts, economy, culture of WA http://t.co/D5wIEeB5tE

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