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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Karen Harrington (R) @Karen4Congress

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@kssturgis62 Please check your DM's!

Linda Lingle (R) @lingle2012

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Have you seen the chilling pic of #HurricaneSandy in skies above Statue of Liberty? http://t.co/WzAf5sR2 #AlohaForEastCoast #Prayers

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Rep. Chip Cravaack (R) @RepChipCravaack

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RT @TweeterMoe: Thank you to @RepChipCravaack for the follow. Gave it my best canvassing and GOTV this weekend #Cravaack2012 #RomneyRyan #ExpandTheMap

Steve Pestka (D) @VotePestka

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Amash super PAC funded ad reaches new depths of pathetic. Again, only criticism is Steve spends HIS OWN money. Amash record? Indefensible.

Karen Harrington (R) @Karen4Congress

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@KLSouth DM me and I'll give you the email address.

Karen Harrington (R) @Karen4Congress

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@KLSouth @TangoDoug I DM'd Tango earlier!

Gov. Gary Johnson (R) @GovGaryJohnson

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Thank you for voting for me in @IVNetwork's poll. @JillStein2012 & I will #debate again on Nov. 5th. http://t.co/6yMvQAer #election2012

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Lois Frankel (D) @LoisFrankel

Lois balanced her budget all 8 years as mayor. What have you done @AdamHasner? #FL22Facts #FactsNotFiction

Bobby Scott (D) @BobbyScott4VA3

RT @washingtonpost: Tim Kaine enters the final days of a key U.S. Senate race in Va. with a clear lead over George Allen, Post poll shows. http://t.co/8BtlccEg

Mazie Hirono (D) @mazieforhawaii

Please take all necessary precautions and be safe: http://t.co/uEi27hCq #tsunami

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Mazie Hirono (D) @mazieforhawaii

@KITV4 has great up-to-the minute tsunami information. Click here: http://t.co/8daqRSO9 please be safe. Please retweet to your friends.

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Mazie Hirono (D) @mazieforhawaii

@KITV4 has great up-to-the minute tsunami info. Go here http://t.co/8daqRSO9, please be safe and retweet this to your friends. #HItsunami

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Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

RT @DanRiehl: Folks, God bless you and thank you. But, seriously, I don't even like me this much!

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

@DanRiehl I'll know you are really doing better when you make a North Carolina joke.

Matt Doheny (R) @Doheny4Congress

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How about pass interference? #ndfb

Chip Cravaack (R) @chipcravaack

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Thanks Ryan Lyck & the CRs for helping out in #Duluth today! #mncd8 #mngop

Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

RT @ CDCemergency East Coast – ready for #Sandy? Emergency preparedness videos using sign language: http://t.co/oubulfiY #disability

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Huckaboo implied where Mitt goes 2 church would make difference if President were someone else.surprised he didn't tie abortion 2 Isaac

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Condi do u think China cares about labor or environmental policies ?

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Guns and bingo!New GOP tandem

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Commandment least adhered to @GOP convention-"Thou Shalt Not Lie"- this is just a preview of fall campaign against#potus and all#DCCC #DSC

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Sen Rubio and Gov Romney talk about college loans and education yet they r 4 cutting Pell grants!#msnbc2012

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Make my day #Clint Eastwood -go back to your day job!

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Was eye candy for#Ashley Judd on roll call of states

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Are Shelby County election officials moonlighting as NFL referees?

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

US is not World Court DA so can't indict.Won't cut DOD Will cut taxes will stress foreign aid n Middle East.VOODOO policies to fantasy!

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

In Washington everybody says robust this n that.Romney likes tumult.Uses tumult n robust manner

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Romneya poker player.I'll see your Iran sanctions , raise you !I'll see your Israeli support, I'll raise you.Problem is when called no pair

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

In close I expect Romney to announce he's buying trees in Israel and going to have lox and cream cheese on bagel immediately after debate.

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Obama delivered a marvelous close!very Presidential.Romney appears to be n Orlando not Boca---Fantasyland

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

if you compared this debate to boxing match it was Ali -Jerry Quarry.The President floated like a bitterfly stung like a bee,rumble Barack

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Romney's foreign policy experience is his mission in France and it showed.

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Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

Breaking: Watch presser from Gov's NYC office LIVE at 1:15 http://t.co/DboGaFgd Sec. Howard Glazer to give update #Sandy

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Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

Breaking: Gov's Dir of State Operations Howard Glazer, MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota, PANYNJ Exec Dir Pat Foye update on #Sandy 1:15PM NYC off

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Tom Cotton (R) @TomCottonAR

Yet, White House HAD "real-time intelligence" via drones & time to react. POTUS blinked and Woods & Doherty died. Disgraceful.

Alan Lowenthal (D) @alanlowenthal

RT @ocregister: CSUF forecast: O.C. economy on the rebound http://t.co/d0mK4gGr #CA47

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Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

Attacking President ,not enough Fox/GOP now attacking Pentagon & CIA Politics tough business but harming moral dangerous while U S at war.

Elizabeth Esty (D) @Elizabeth_Esty

I'm very proud to stand behind the Affordable Care Act. It's not perfect, and we can and should make improvements... http://t.co/GOUaQY8u

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Gov. Tim Kaine (D) @timkaine

Excited to cheer on @ODUFootball at tomorrow’s game. What teams will you be rooting for this weekend?

Michael Baumgartner (R) @VoteBaumgartner

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RT @tobyharnden: Hilarious. Cokie Roberts mistakes Twitter for Google RT @CokieRoberts: "washington dc" + "applebees" + "directions"

Bob Casey Jr. (D) @Bob_Casey

RT @bob_casey: Here are Tom Smith's words on Medicare: http://t.co/4vrcJdYO

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Connie Mack (R) @ConnieMackIV

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RT @ElJoeC: .@ConnieMackIV bus spotted in Lake Mary #sayfie #flsen http://t.co/q1S4Grx2

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