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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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

The House passed my bill, H.R. 668, which requires the president's budget to include a cost-per-taxpayer provision http://t.co/DMWA57H1Kj

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

Raising the minimum wage would increase unemployment rates and hurt the very people it was intended to help #in6 #minimumwage

Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

I'll be on @cspan tonight at 8, discussing the State of the Union #SOTU watch live here: http://t.co/WNUilvXY

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

Gun bans are not the answer. History shows us that gun bans only keep guns away from law-abiding citizens,not criminals http://t.co/8j9519zl

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

My amendment requiring the President to include a cost-per-taxpayer provision in his budget passed unanimously http://t.co/gtEcbfuz

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

Check out my interview on C-Span #IN6 http://t.co/kRlIOUiU

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

I'm on live on C-Span now discussing our need to cut spending. Tune in!

Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

Catch me on C-Span tomorrow between 7:30-8:30am. http://t.co/WNUilvXY #in6

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

Check out my floor speech concerning the importance of being Pro-Life #roe40 #prolife http://t.co/pn9UPZsS

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

I'll be discussing the importance of being Pro-Life around noon. You can catch it on C-Span http://t.co/WNUilvXY #CSpan #IN6 #ProLife

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

Check out my first speech on the floor of the House live @ http://t.co/WNUilvXY Will be giving it between noon and 12:30PM #IN6

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

Follow me on my official Gov't account @RepLukeMesser #in6

Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

Follow me on my official gov't account @RepLukeMesser or 'like' us on Facebook https://t.co/a9YDHyTW

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

I'll be on C-Span tomorrow at 10am and 6pm talking about the issues facing Congress. http://t.co/k9CFHjIF

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Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

RT @melissadderosa: The arrows are pointing in the right direction: unemployment rate dropped to 6.8% today while Buffalo's S & P bond rating went up!

Lindsey Graham (R) @LindseyGrahamSC

Now speaking with #FoxNews @GretchenCarlson about the latest developmments in Ukraine.

Mike Michaud (D) @RepMikeMichaud

No one in the workplace should be discriminated against because of who they are or who they love: http://t.co/grEfLWYDgr #mepolitics

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Stephen Fincher (R) @RepFincherTN08

Looking forward to the @RiponSociety CD/LD event tomorrow at Mount Vernon with special guest #VaSen candidate @EdWGillespie

Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

Leadership is about solving problems, not just pointing fingers. Unfortunately, playing the blame game is the... http://t.co/QUwTPHKj0A

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Jim Langevin (D) @jimlangevin

What an inspiration to hear the @DalaiLama speak this morning! I so admire his vision of peace and human kindness

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