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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ReElect Hank (D) @ReElectHank

"The purpose of our lives is to be happy." - Dalai Lama

ReElect Hank (D) @ReElectHank

I want to encourage all students in the 4th District to consider applying for the annu http://t.co/iaPx38AhGQ... http://t.co/2hM8UfimfD

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ReElect Hank (D) @ReElectHank

"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple ...

ReElect Hank (D) @ReElectHank

"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple ...

Paul Tonko (D) @RepPaulTonko

RT @AlbanyBizReview: President Barack Obama is working overtime to give Americans a raise: http://t.co/XqsUiERYrr

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Shelley Moore Capito (R) @RepShelley

RT @enhawk: I miss it already @ Biltmore Estate http://t.co/agnXWdpreK

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Rick Scott (R) @ScottforFlorida

Governor Scott with his mom, Esther. #tbt http://t.co/UH27HAg3ew

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Jan Schakowsky (D) @janschakowsky

Great meeting @BriScurry today, US Olympic & World Cup soccer champ, who is a strong advocate for sports safety! http://t.co/Qa4bFoi3QO

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Senator Pat Toomey (R) @SenToomey

To all those celebrating in Pennsylvania, Happy Purim!

Jan Schakowsky (D) @janschakowsky

Great meeting @BriScurry today, US Olympic & World Cup soccer champ, who is a strong advocate for sports safety! http://t.co/1LD0CLPgie

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Jan Schakowsky (D) @janschakowsky

Great meeting @BriScurry today, US Olympic & World Cup soccer champ, who is a strong advocate for sports safety! http://t.co/v3W2BUF3y7

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Susana Martinez (R) @Gov_Martinez

My opponents have taken advantage of my fundraising freeze from the “session blackout.” Can I count on your support? http://t.co/Xynei3v24A

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Jan Schakowsky (D) @janschakowsky

Great meeting @BriScurry today, US Olympic & World Cup soccer champ, who is a strong advocate for sports safety! http://t.co/HdYIXFSFzH

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Fred DuVal (D) @FredDuVal

Since 2009, New Mexico has increased their exports to Mexico by almost 50%. Arizona? Just 34.7%. That's unacceptable. http://t.co/5gt0608dCT

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John Garamendi (D) @RepGaramendi

I signed discharge petition to #RenewUI 200k vet & million children need this http://t.co/ooKhX0wPlF http://t.co/Zpns3yCCvi

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John Garamendi (D) @RepGaramendi

Today signed discharge petition to #RenewUI. Lets get done, work on #jobs http://t.co/ooKhX0wPlF #p2 http://t.co/d3zRVhXX9y

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Frank D. Lucas (R) @FrankDLucas

Another failed tax that Gov. Dayton signed into law should be repealed. Do-Over. http://t.co/mEZwBmPFkR http://t.co/CWgOQY0MbH

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