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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Jeff Merkley (D) @JeffMerkley

I introduced the Medical Debt Responsibility Act to help families that needed medical care & now struggle w/ debt: http://t.co/XgQx5nUw

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Rep. George Holding (R) @RepHolding

The 40th anniversary of the tragic #RoevWade is a reminder that we must remain committed to protecting the right to life this Congress.

Rep. George Holding (R) @RepHolding

As a pro-life Member of Congress, I am committed to defending the right to life and commend the efforts of the #MarchforLifeRally today.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinenCamp

WATCH: W/ @FoxNews discussing the impact of the impending #sequestration. We need the fighting military 2 b ever ready! http://t.co/8coGIALJ

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Mike Honda (D) @mikehonda17

The fastest way to lose body-fat in 2 weeks http://t.co/bi9ED90C

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Mike Honda (D) @mikehonda17

The fastest way to lose body-fat in 2 weeks http://t.co/2P2E5O6e

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Kevin McCarthy (R) @GOPLeader

Join me in wishing a happy birthday to my good friend and classmate @Jim_Jordan. Hope you enjoy the day!

Ron Barber (D) @RonBarberAZ

Thank you, @KenOshki - Scottie Puppy Pinwheel - @Gawker http://t.co/QPCjlK3j

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Deval Patrick (D) @MassGovernor

RT @MassLtGov: It's Earned Income Tax Credit #EITC Awareness Day! This tax season, low-income working families check out http://t.co/CLBpQtYt for info #IRS

Jerry Moran (R) @JerryMoran

RT @FixAaron: Polls suggest Herman Cain would win Saxby's seat in a walk. Said he wouldn't primary Chambliss, but an open seat??

John Kline (R) @Kline4Congress

Looking fwd to my first telephone town hall meeting tonight in northern Dakota County with constituents new to the 2nd district. #KlineTTH

Eric Swalwell (D) @ericswalwell

Meeting w/ @rideact to support their efforts to make buses more energy efficient and accessible. #ca15 http://t.co/qOpjKJa6

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Senator Tim Kaine (D) @timkaine

RT @adamslily: At confirmation hearing, @timkaine asks Sen. Kerry about the role of the US in protecting human rights, especially religious freedom

Mike Quigley (D) @RepMikeQuigley

@Lincolnbark Do long walks around the Lake View area count? Duke, Scout & Atticus always seem happy with that!

Yvette D. Clarke (D) @YvetteClarke

I am proud to have been appointed to the #EthicsCommittee by Minority Leader #Pelosi. #Congress

Yvette D. Clarke (D) @YvetteClarke

I will work with my colleagues, Republicans and Democrats, to protect the integrity of #Congress.

Lynn Jenkins (R) @RepLynnJenkins

Most Americans agree if you don't do your job, you don't get paid—#nobudgetnopay. http://t.co/1mxPVeBm

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Eric Swalwell (D) @ericswalwell

I'm voting no on a 3-month extension to the debt ceiling. Student councils pass budgets longer than that. I ran for #Congress to #thinkBig

Eric Swalwell (D) @ericswalwell

Today I was elected as Ranking Member of the House @SciCmteDems Subcommittee for Energy, where I'll work to create new clean energy jobs.

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R) @RepHartzler

I will be speaking on the House Floor shortly to thank Congresswoman Emerson for her many years of service. Tune in to #CSPAN

Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

Anybody else hate the "princess" Volkswagen you see around campus? #bsu

Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

I will defend our Second Amendment rights against the unwarranted attacks announced by our President today. http://t.co/JmGqHlkX

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Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

Desconocemos si es correcto q alguien d origenPRño es parte d la situación en Argelia.Mi oficina esta monitoreando y haciendo averiguaciones

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Seems like romney has president on defensive

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

#UNIPanthers uni scores first T D. IllST LEADS 19/78

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

On way to church 2day in Iowa I saw dead deer along road reminding me of close call I had. So many deer dead tells me Iowa needs longer cson

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Mike Fitzpatrick (R) @RepFitzpatrick

50,000 volunteers signed up to help set the state for #inaug2013

Mike Fitzpatrick (R) @RepFitzpatrick

50,000 volunteers signed up to help set the stage for #inagu2013

Jose E. Serrano (D) @RepJoseSerrano

Thanks to Pedro Diaz for his video of my statement regarding the political status of Puerto Rico.http://t.co/wh4m4Tah @pedrodiaz_pnp

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Jose E. Serrano (D) @RepJoseSerrano

En unos minutos estare en @notiuno 5PM hora de Puerto Rico y 4pm hora del este.

Jose E. Serrano (D) @RepJoseSerrano

The U.S. Capitol is beautifully decorated and ready for tomorrow. Lots of excitement everywhere. http://t.co/HIK3kf6K

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Jose E. Serrano (D) @RepJoseSerrano

Had the pleasure of meeting a group of students from Reinhardt University -Georgia, here for the inauguration. http://t.co/Jp1j13ev

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Martin O'Malley (D) @GovernorOMalley

In honor of Richard Ben Kramer, the State House flag will be flown at half mast. We've lost one of the kindest souls God ever created.

Barack Obama (D) @BarackObama

RT @sara_ela: Inspired by the energy at the #OFAlegacy conference. Find us online: http://t.co/YOsHfnC5.

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Mike Fitzpatrick (R) @RepFitzpatrick

42 cents of every federal dollar spent is borrowed. #NoBudgetNoPay

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

RT @cbyrdd: Me: "I wore sweatpants 3 out of 4 days last week" Lorie (my mom): "wow I wonder why you don't have a boyfriend" thanks Lor :-)

Brian Sandoval (R) @BrianSandoval

.@BrianSandoval at the White Pine & Eureka County Lincoln Day Breakfast. #HomeMeansNevada http://t.co/16i2BEGl

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Obama Inauguration (D) @obamainaugural

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.@Sebelius2016 pitches in at @dcck for the National Day of Service. #iserve http://t.co/dfw9Ui3C

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Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

RT @virginiafoxx: The American people can't dodge Tax Day, Senate Democrats shouldn't be dodging Budget Day. #NoBudgetNoPay

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

We cannot continue to confiscate more and more of our citizen's hard earned dollars to balance our deficit. http://t.co/mZTOtX2F

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

The last Congress already raised taxes, it's time for this Congress to tackle Washington's spending binge! http://t.co/Dp1RzgsL

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Ron DeSantis (R) @RepDeSantis

RT @GOPLeader: If the Senate or the House fail to pass a budget, Members of Congress should not be paid. #NoBudgetNoPay

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