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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Chris Van Hollen (D) @ChrisVanHollen

w/ his picking @RepPau;Ryan as vp, @MittRomney has doubled down on the failed econ policies that got us into this mess to begin with.

Jeb Hensarling (R) @RepHensarling

Could NOT be more thrilled with the @RepPaulRyan VP pick. Romney-Ryan 2012!! http://t.co/EB7LYwe8

Dean Heller (R) @DeanHeller

Thanks to @OppVillageLV for the tour of the Children’s Heart Center!

Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

"As we look ahead ....,leaders will be those who empower others. Bill Gates http://t.co/4c5koV7R

Frank R. Lautenberg (D) @FrankLautenberg

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Congratulationss to the #USWNT on their third straight #Olympic gold. #JerseyGirl @CarliLloyd with both goals for #TeamUSA today.

Steny Hoyer (D) @WhipHoyer

This day in 2010 reauth of COMPETES Act signed into law. I supported this #MakeItInAmerica bill, which expanded funding for STEM activities.

Marcia L. Fudge (D) @RepMarciaFudge

Ohio voters, remember you need a valid State or US Gov't issued Photo ID with your current address to vote in the 11/6 Election #VoteReady


Study shows that thousands of new #Medicaid patients may have difficulty finding physicians who accept their insurance. http://t.co/TNhF0s52

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MicheleBachmann (R) @MicheleBachmann

RT @AFPfoundation: Does the debt pose a threat to the economy and economic growth? Find out LIVE: http://t.co/yGaEXoeM 12-12:45pm ET today

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Senator Pat Toomey (R) @SenToomey

Held a press conference in Bethlehem today highlighting job-crushing regulations against mom and pop cigar shops http://t.co/VZTygDIf

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

NASA LANDS ON THE MOON!!! - Watch video from NASA headquarters during the MARS landing. http://t.co/tT6eDa52 http://t.co/EEC1vpNP

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Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

RT @aosolutions: El comisionado residente, Pedro Pierluisi felicita a Javier Culson http://t.co/U47QosKA @pedropierluisi

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Richard Blumenthal (D) @SenBlumenthal

Happy Birthday @ChirsMurphyCT and I look forward to celebrating the next one together in the US #Senate. Enjoy!

Richard Blumenthal (D) @SenBlumenthal

Better if I spelled his name right! Happy BDay @ChrisMurphyCT & I look forward to celebrating the next one together in the #Senate. Enjoy!

Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R) @MaryBonoUSA

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Good show Michael Phelps. Well played! #TeamUSA

Loretta Sanchez (D) @LorettaSanchez

Thanks @lajlaj! You are my 10,000th follower! I appreciate your support

Tom Graves (R) @RepTomGraves

Voted to #stopthetaxhike so families can keep more of what they earn & job creators get economic certainty. http://t.co/N2nJIEId

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Rep David Schweikert (R) @RepDavid

Palo Verde Republican Women's Club and Joe Meli at Chick fil a!! #azcd6 #azright http://t.co/1CLhSiA2

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

Farewell 2 our wonderfull FA + DC Cong office interns. Thx 4 helping us out this summer! Wish u all the best! http://t.co/KF5pNOfG

Carolyn B. Maloney (D) @CarolynBMaloney

New @BrookingsFP @TaxPolicyCenter study: @MittRomney plan would hike middle class taxes to pay for tax cuts 4 the rich. http://t.co/ueyAxEJp

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

When the media gives equal weight to climate skeptics, there is media bias against truth. #NoHoax http://t.co/5AFayOBm http://t.co/jjr98fwI

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Mike Quigley (D) @RepMikeQuigley

RT @jobsincongress: Fall Intern - Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) http://t.co/PwmTBROu #jobs

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John Shimkus (R) @RepShimkus

Visiting the Cross in Effongham. http://t.co/ZdAmjiQ0

Senator Harry Reid (D) @SenatorReid

Good luck, @jack_dalton RT @brianduggan Live Tweeting of the U.S. men's gymnastics team as they go for the gold medal http://t.co/zXwQ06AW

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.

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