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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Sen. Robert Menendez (D) @SenatorMenendez

RT to bring awareness to case of Cuban dissident who was reportedly arrested, beaten after testimony to #Senate. More: http://t.co/GXJ4mzAa

Lindsey Graham (R) @GrahamBlog

Ella and Will: All A's the entire year. Way to go! @ East End Elementary http://t.co/mZ117Yu2

Rep. Tim Griffin (R) @RepTimGriffin

At LRAFB for the 314th Airlift Wing Change of Command Ceremony. #ar2

Rep. Tim Griffin (R) @RepTimGriffin

At LRAFB for the Changing of the Guard. http://t.co/ZqAgUG95

Rep. Richard Hanna (R) @RepRichardHanna

Discussing cyber-security #4jobs & #STEM education at Cyber and Information Challenges Conference at @SUNYIT. #NY24 http://t.co/99JdcA4d

Rep. Richard Hanna (R) @RepRichardHanna

Discussing cyber-security #4jobs & #STEM education at Cyber and Information Challenges Conference at @SUNYIT. #NY24 http://t.co/p76kbGcc

Janice Hahn (D) @Rep_JaniceHahn

Congratulations to the NHL Stanley Cup champions @LAKings! Kings won with 6-1 victory over Devils.

Janice Hahn (D) @Rep_JaniceHahn

Kings bring the NHL Stanley Cup to Los Angeles ! Congratulations! #LAKings

Kelly Ayotte (R) @KellyAyotte

Report: StateDept spends $16.5M on 2500 Kindles. Why has State gone ovr 4 yrs wo inspctr gen? http://t.co/e6CWpKAs

Daniel Inouye (D) @Daniel_Inouye

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Senator Inouye is sitting down with @NPR CEO Gary E. Knell http://t.co/aUtwS6C1

Mitt Romney (R) @MittRomney

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RT @ZekeJMiller: .@zacmoffatt: “Some of you are saying some really nice things, and some of you don’t even like my daughter who is 6 months.”

Sandy Adams (R) @RepSandyAdams

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I recently discussed Fast and Furious on @NRA’s @CamAndCompany with host @CamEdwards. Listen here: http://t.co/JkMM42HD #tcot

Kay Bailey Hutchison (R) @kaybaileyhutch

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I will be speaking at the @WomeninAero Annual Congressional Breakfast tomorrow morning. You can register here http://t.co/pWhpSJV8?

Jim Cooper (D) @repjimcooper

Correct, @wadams2010 & @slyeargin. And which type does the govt. use?

Tom Graves (R) @RepTomGraves

In #Atlanta to visit @ICE_Markets. Headed Jeffrey Sprecher, #ICE operates a marketplace for energy commodities trades. http://t.co/GhY9ElmQ

Dennis Ross (R) @RepDennisRoss

RT @LachlanMarkay: Key quote: "and I don't" http://t.co/zBnWkHPu Jeb Bush explicitly rejects the opinion CNN attributes to him.

Rep. Scott Rigell (R) @RepScottRigell

Wanted to share with you the latest op-ed from the founders of the @FixCongressNow. http://t.co/SmwlcujE

Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

Ahrora EN VIVO junto a @SanchezOnline por @WKAQ580, 580AM

Justin Amash (R) @repjustinamash

RT @senatortomdavis: I am always encourage when I read a piece that distinguishes pro-market policies from "pro-business" ones. Too... http://t.co/sUO9cY6T

Jim Himes (D) @jahimes

RT @dottylemon: My favorite politician, @jahimes just waved to me! Great parade in Black Rock!

John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Getting ready to talk w/ Candy @CrowleyCNN on @CNNsotu shortly - tune in!

Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R) @MaryBonoUSA

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Congrats to @timbradleyjr on his monumental victory vs. Pacquio #GoTimGo

Dennis Ross (R) @RepDennisRoss

I guess hunting boat with me and @bterris is a "green job" too! @DarrellIssa: @RepDennisRoss http://t.co/e6T463FX

Frank R. Lautenberg (D) @FrankLautenberg

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As the great Yogi Berra famously said, "it over till it's over" #LetsGoDevils #WinGame5

Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

Junto a @luisfortuno51 en la convención del @pnp_pr - a compartir con nuestros hermanos progresistas!

Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

RT @pnp_pr: Llegan @pedropierluisi y @luisfortuno51 al segundo día de la convención del PNP ¡Arriba la Palma!

Rep. Paul Gosar, DDS (R) @RepGosar

Things deleted today: This tweet and $1,235,000 of funding for the US Botanic Garden. Pleased my amendment passed the House. #Poltiwoops

Rep. Vern Buchanan (R) @VernBuchanan

RT @AllenWest: Follow @VernBuchanan - a Florida colleague of mine with the right kind of leadership we need in DC

Congressman Sam Farr (D) @RepSamFarr

Celebrating Capitol Hill Oceans Week and National Oceans Month. Shortly after delivering this speech, two House... http://t.co/4mnX2IPq

Rep. Scott Rigell (R) @RepScottRigell

Beautiful pic from @OpSail_2012 at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel today! #ESVA #hrva @OpSail2012VA

Louie Gohmert (R) @replouiegohmert

ICYMI: Joined @RepGowdy last night to talk with @LouDobbs about #AG Eric Holder. VIDEO: http://t.co/EvgsuLbO

Rep Tim Walberg (R) @RepWalberg

Celebrating 38 years of marriage to Sue today. I can't imagine going through my life without Sue, my partner, love of my life, and friend.

Tom Graves (R) @RepTomGraves

PHOTO (5/5): I talked with a group of home builders. http://t.co/EVEDlFfJ

Tom Graves (R) @RepTomGraves

PHOTO (2/5): I sat down with representatives from a flooring company. http://t.co/UvgTeCKH

U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R) @boblatta

I uploaded a @YouTube video http://t.co/Y4CQV0aw Rep. Bob Latta on The Future of Audio

Lynn Westmoreland (R) @RepWestmoreland

Good morning! The House is in session and voting today on the Dept of Homeland Security approps package. Full schedule: http://t.co/p52yDZpl

Louie Gohmert (R) @replouiegohmert

On this day in 1982: Reagan became the first US chief exec to address a joint session of UK Parliament. http://t.co/vGetX9hG #history

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

Terry Colloquy on Cyber Security http://t.co/OgbvS3xT

Rep. Bill Flores (R) @RepBillFlores

I will be on the @shanewarnershow in a few minutes to give my weekly Washington update. Watch live online at http://t.co/q8vAmJv5

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

130 million Americans have no dental insurance. one-fourth of adults age 65 or older have lost all their teeth. http://t.co/mXKAiaFd #HCR

Nancy Pelosi (D) @NancyPelosi

Cool, I'm about to reach 900 tweets! See the rest of my stats at Twitter Counter: http://t.co/L3bc8dYP

Eleanor H. Norton (D) @EleanorNorton

RT @MarthaGSA: Thank you @EleanorNorton for joining @USGSA’s Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration ceremony

The White House (D) @WhiteHouse

RT @MarthaGSA: America's businesses: you now have access to services & information in one place http://t.co/OL3w8lyl @BizUSAgov

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Sen. McConnell Press (R) @McConnellPress

Senator McConnell's staff is taking pictures at the coal rally in Pikeville

Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R) @CynthiaLummis

I am honored to be one of two recipients of the American Agri-Women's annual "Champion of Agriculture" award http://t.co/00C6ip5y

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