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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Frederica Wilson (D) @RepWilson

My sympathies to all affected by the violent act in Newtown, Connecticut. There are no words to describe this heartbreaking tragedy.

Rep. Scott Rigell (R) @RepScottRigell

I'll be on Fox Business with Neil Cavuto at 5:50 pm. Please tune in.

John Carney (D) @John_Carney

no way to explain senseless violence perpetrated on young children & their teachers. As a father I cannot imagine the pain of their families

Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

My condolences to the families and loved ones impacted by today's horrific shooting in CT.

Elizabeth Esty (D) @Elizabeth_Esty

As a mother, I can only begin to imagine what the students, parents, teachers and staff of Sandy Hook must be... http://t.co/KHsFF2j4

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

1pmET today: Sen. Sanders will be on the radio talking with @WeGotEd about the so-called #FiscalCliff. Listen here: http://t.co/tVMExJWX

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John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Great to be joined by former Colombian President @AlvaroUribeVel tonight in #Phoenix http://t.co/bQ5UmVoG

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Dennis Kucinich (D) @Dennis_Kucinich

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@tc99mman @dejrabel -- really...?

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) @SenatorShaheen

This is unacceptable. Gay and lesbian servicemembers shouldn't be discriminated against b/c of their sexual orientation http://t.co/wmpqAecc

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Sean Bielat (R) @SeanBielat

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RT @RyanERodgers: At the @SeanBielat rally in Mansfield. #mapoli #ma4 http://t.co/03f9zOqX

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Governor Walker (R) @GovWalker

On AM 920 The Wolf w/Gregory John at 7:00am. This is wear the frosted pecans for the holdays all started a decade ago.

RepScottPerry (R) @RepScottPerry

RT @pennlive: Earth survives to 12/12/12, a day after asteroid passes closer than moon http://t.co/vlj0eEaE

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Corrine Brown (D) @RepCorrineBrown

Extending middle class tax cuts is idea both parties support, but GOP is protecting wealthiest. #DoTheRightThing http://t.co/ALjI5WHw

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Olympia Snowe (R) @OlympiasList

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@GTSchutz thank you!!

Tim Scott (R) @votetimscott

RT @Benefitfocus: Our CEO @shawn_a_jenkins with Gov @nikkihaley, Mayor Riley & Mason Holland in the new Design + Engineering building http://t.co/No4eOJMt

Niki Tsongas (D) @nikiinthehouse

@AmnestyOnline I’m speaking in support @SenBobCasey amendment around 5pm, Afghan women must have seat at the table http://t.co/lthqwlgD

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Niki Tsongas (D) @nikiinthehouse

I’m speaking around 5pm urging colleagues to support protections for Afghan women & @SenBobCasey’s amendment http://t.co/lthqwlgD

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Jim McDermott (D) @RepJimMcDermott

@GroverNorquist, you'll be missed at today's important @PoliticoPro tax discussion. #p2012

Rep. Hansen Clarke (D) @RepHansenClarke

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I'm flying to DC today with President Obama. I will ask him for help in solving Detroit's financial crisis. I won't give up or lose hope!

Rick Larsen (D) @RepRickLarsen

RT @RealHankAaron: Alright folks! Its follow time. RT for a follow.

Rep. Hansen Clarke (D) @RepHansenClarke

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I'm flying to DC today with the President Obama. I'll ask him for help in solving Detroit's financial crisis. I won't give up or lose hope!

Connie Mack (R) @ConnieMackIV

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Thanks for the follow! @AntonucciDaniel

Dr. Richard Carmona (D) @CarmonaForAZ

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RT @AlexisTameronAZ: No one had to put up w more political bullshit than this guy: @luisheredia. He's an under appreciated gift to @azdemparty since 19??.

Marco Rubio (R) @marcorubio

12/8/12 - Sen Marco Rubio (R-FL) Delivers Weekly GOP Address On Jobs & The Middle Class http://t.co/d0jDM4md via @youtube

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Bob Brady (D) @RepBrady

Today, Lincoln Financial Field hosts the 113th Army Navy Game! Thank you to all who serve our nation, and in honor... http://t.co/2zuGe4ti

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Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

.@whitehouse's request of $60b will enable NY & NJ to recover, repair&rebuild better&stronger than before - @NYGovCuomo & @GovChristie

Rep. Paul Gosar, DDS (R) @RepGosar

CBO has renewed its fiscal cliff warning: http://t.co/kJp1TQwB Now more than ever, we must work together #Fiscalcliff http://t.co/CNhZmFsV

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Nikki Haley (R) @nikkihaley

RT @RobGodfrey: RT @PeterHambyCNN Haley: "I will appoint a person who has the same philosophy of government that Jim DeMint and I share."

Kenny Marchant (R) @RepKenMarchant

RT @GOPWhip: Dec 7, 1941 - "a day which will live in infamy"

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

RT @fshakir: 102 House Ds, led by Grijalva, Ellison, Crowley, Courtney + Conyers, pen letter to Boehner urging him to take cuts to Soc Sec off the table.

Cynthia Dill (D) @dillesquire

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Does Bob Costas have a Second Amendment right to carry a firearm while broadcasting? Should he?

Senator Roy Blunt (R) @RoyBlunt

RT @RoyBlunt Press: .@MONewsHorizon: #FiscalCliff: @RoyBlunt Warns Lowering Estate Tax Would Harm Farmers http://t.co/RRKS4bI8

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Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D) @RepLynnWoolsey

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Why do we spend like drunken sailors on wars & weapons that destroy life, but squeeze programs that save lives? http://t.co/FuE4Aako #AIDS

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Mac Thornberry (R) @MacTXPress

Morning Bell: Obama Wants Power to Raise Debt Limit By Himself, Anytime http://t.co/6ys061Ho via @heritage

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Debbie Stabenow (D) @stabenow

RT @KnowYourObama: The fish species scientists named after Obama: Etheostoma obama http://t.co/RIHkXrIz http://t.co/QW2Y2hk1

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Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

911 outage issues must be resolved

Neil Abercrombie (D) @neilabercrombie

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Governor Abercrombie signing General Election Certificates for numerous elected officials http://t.co/NXDjxsou

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Rep. Erik Paulsen (R) @RepErikPaulsen

Attended lighting of the @USCapitol Christmas tree, a 73 ft spruce from Colorado. #MN03 http://t.co/FML1p9Q8

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Kay Bailey Hutchison (R) @kaybaileyhutch

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RT @CommerceGOP: Sen. Hutchison statement at committee hearing for nominations to FCC, FTC, among others http://t.co/NFBS1Me7

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Darrell Issa (R) @DarrellIssa

The new Plumb Book is accessible here: http://t.co/gAgRilQK I bet you can't the link to it.

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Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

This morning, I spoke at the 77th annual convention of the @NCFarmBureau in Greensboro. http://t.co/jbNWv7K9 #NC2 #agriculture #NCFB12

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Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

This morning, I spoke at the 77th annual convention of the @NCFarmBureau in Greensboro. http://t.co/jbNWv7K9 #NC2 #agriculture

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Martin O'Malley (D) @GovernorOMalley

Congratulations to Bruce Depuyt @News8NewsTalk on 10 years of journalism covering Maryland.

Darrell Issa (R) @DarrellIssa

RT @Nextgov: Thank you to Reps. @DarrellIssa and @GerryConnolly for joining us to discuss the future of federal IT! #Prime2012

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