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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Tim Bishop (D) @TimBishopNY

Equipment is moving in, and work to repair breach near Cupsogue County Park begins as early as tomorrow. http://t.co/H3hMeVOW

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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) @SenatorShaheen

RT @portsmouthnhnow: Shaheen honored by anti-violence group in N.H.: BEDFORD (AP) — New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has been honored... http://t.co/ejElvELt

Tom Harkin (D) @SenatorHarkin

@EPAgov news is a step forward in promoting the use of clean, renewable fuels. RFS mandates are not the root cause of economic problems.

Tom Harkin (D) @SenatorHarkin

@EPAgov news is a step forward in promoting the use of clean, renewable fuels. RFS mandates are not the root cause of economic problems.

Rep. Walter Jones (R) @RepWalterJones

Please join me in telling the president to bring our troops home starting in the summer of 2013, NOT 2014 http://t.co/qcwY0Qr7

Governor Pat Quinn (D) @GovernorQuinn

The Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Chicago-STL high-speed rail corridor has been signed and issued. @IDOT_Illinois

JohnCornyn (R) @JohnCornyn

RT @TrenchtownTweet: @JohnCornyn markets crashing enough for you yet to get serious? Elections are over. MAKE A DEAL.

Gov. Sean Parnell (R) @AKGovParnell

Thanks to the AK Miners Assoc. for working to invest in infrastructure, open up our rich mineral resources, and create new jobs. #Alaska

Kevin McCarthy (R) @GOPLeader

Congratulations to my good friend @GOPLeader for being selected to serve as House Majority Whip in the 113th Congress.

Senator Roy Blunt (R) @RoyBlunt

Tune into @CNBC at 10:40am CT – I’ll be talking to @carlquintanilla about the need for leadership to avoid the #FiscalCliff.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Hedge fund managers who made a billion dollars last year now pay a lower effective tax rate than many teachers. #budget

Tammy Baldwin (D) @tammybaldwin

From @CapTimes: Did they underestimate Tammy? You’re damn right they did. Read more: http://t.co/rQlrpXJu #WIsen

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Rep. Adam Smith (D) @RepAdamSmith

@jorgen_junker Please call my DC office at 202-225-8901. They can help assist you.

Senator Mark Begich (D) @SenatorBegich

RT @jahimes: Headed to DC. Feeling pretty good about prospects for a deal averting fiscal cliff. It'll surely be sloppy, but I think we'll get there.

Elizabeth Esty (D) @Elizabeth_Esty

Congresswoman-elect Elizabeth Esty http://t.co/yesI980I

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Jan Schakowsky (D) @janschakowsky

Please help support I Voted!, add a #Twibbon now! http://t.co/4Qap85JU

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Dr. Richard Carmona (D) @CarmonaForAZ

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RT @donnabrazile: Can Democrats still pick up a Senate seat in Arizona? That would leave Republican faces as deep red as the state of Arizona supposedly is!

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Ed Perlmutter (D) @Ed4Colorado

RT @eluning: Hasn't he promised that before? RT @APkristenwyatt: I couldn't see @Ed4Colorado cartwheel. He says he'll never do one again. #coleg

Ed Perlmutter (D) @Ed4Colorado

RT @LauraChapin: Still recovering from watching @Ed4Colorado leading the Electric Slide in the Sheraton ballroom last night. #copolitics

Congressman Joe Heck (R) @RepJoeHeck

Happy Birthday #USMC: fighting our countries battles "in the air, on land and sea" for 237 years! Semper Fidelis! http://t.co/FtaU1Heu #NV03

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Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Iranian human rights activist reportedly tortured to death. Applaud UN reporter @ahmedshaheed willingness 2 investigate http://t.co/KkmhJ1RE

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Dick Muri (R) @DickMuri

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Neil Abercrombie (D) @neilabercrombie

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Governor proclaiming John Henry Felix day & plaque presentation http://t.co/BiPT4gbn

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Tammy Baldwin (D) @tammybaldwin

ICYMI: more hindsight on Tammy's victory in the #WISen election via @HuffingtonPost – Three cheers for Tammy! http://t.co/i8A5QU9u

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Steve Womack (R) @womack4congress

Today I spoke at Tyson's 2012 Veterans Day Celebration. http://t.co/FQfpqcMq

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Senator Ben Cardin (D) @SenatorCardin

RT @OxfamAmerica: SEC denies oil/mining industry’s push to halt implementation of payment disclosure req's! #Transparency victory! http://t.co/PdnBUllY

Rep. Cory Gardner (R) @repcorygardner

RT @GroverNorquist: RT @RBReich: I'll be debating Grover Norquist about fiscal cliff on Piers Morgan Tonight, tonight.

Rep Tim Walberg (R) @RepWalberg

We need to address fiscal issues facing families and businesses now. http://t.co/6VmnbYLQ

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Team Mitch (R) @Team_Mitch

McConnell on Rep. Yarmuth: "If he'd like to try his luck in a U.S. Senate race we'll be happy to pay his filing fee...

Dr. Ami Bera (D) @BeraForCongress

RT @dailykos: Ami Bera with razor-thin lead in uncalled House race, headed for recount http://t.co/sxVxR8Xn

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Team Romney (R) @TeamRomney

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RT @MattLira: @tvuljaj @billmurphy @jwbritten @jaylow @patrick_kent @browntyler Is Anton in the Cool Room?

Karen Harrington (R) @Karen4Congress

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#VOTE Karen Harrington for Congress #FL23 Visit: http://t.co/eYZi9CT7 {OR} http://t.co/puIDPMya To Help #FireDebbie http://t.co/bUAp7ehA

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Wendy Long (R) @WendyLongforNY

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RT @RedCross: We continue to publish real time emergency response vehicle locations here: http://t.co/IsixgOxl #Sandy

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Billy Long (R) @auctnr1

RT @SummitOne: Former CNN reporter says she was ordered 2 report fake stories, delete unfriendly stories adverse to Obama http://t.co/nl0e4D2u #MIpolitics

Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

RT @leewah: .@KyrstenSinema "would be a Member of Congress of whom @ASU can be proud." http://t.co/6kkwgKuu #AZ09

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

RT @leewah: .@KyrstenSinema "wants to move all of us forward, and @ASU will be a major partner in this endeavor": http://t.co/6kkwgKuu #AZ09

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

RT @roddmcleod: Phoenix's Jewish News endorses @kyrstensinema because she's the "perfect fit" for #AZ09 http://t.co/l47MCAgy

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

RT @roddmcleod: AZ Republic endorses Romney ... and @kyrstensinema They know she has the fire to represent AZ. http://t.co/x2bUFNQb

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Abel Maldonado (R) @abelmaldonado

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RT @Kbardella: BREAKING: @SLOTribune - ethics complaint filed by @CAGOP against @RepLoisCapps for financial relationship w/ staffer - http://t.co/iPGdOGWY

Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R) @MaryBonoUSA

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RT @RNCResearch: .@BarackObama FACT: Under Obama, avg cost of family health insurance increased by $3,065 to $15,745, a 24.2% increase http://t.co/fQgzR8xo

Team Romney (R) @TeamRomney

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RT @andreamsaul: In new CNN poll, Romney leads independents 59-35!! Topline appears tied, but sample is D +11 http://t.co/NDMlx9z1 #RomneyRyan2012

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Luis Fortuño (R) @luisfortuno51

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RT @pnp_pr: ¡Dile NO a la Colonia! http://t.co/9f04ZPLc #NoalaColonia #Estadidad #SalAVotar #SigamosAvanzando

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Virginia Foxx (R) @virginiafoxx

The Smiths spend way too much! http://t.co/O0WP5Z43

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