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.

Original Dutch version:

Politwoops.nl

Recent Politwoops

This may be an incomplete list. If you think we're missing someone, please email us with their Name, State, Political Party, Office they hold or are seeking and, of course, Twitter handle. Thanks!

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Diane Black (R) @RepDianeBlack

RT @allison_huff: .@Washingtonian names @repdianeblack "Rising Star" in 2012 Best & Worst of Congress https://t.co/4shodUx2

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Adam Schiff (D) @RepAdamSchiff

Wonderful to see so many former interns join us for our Intern Reunion Dinner – so great to see you and thank you again

Herman Cain (R) @THEHermanCain

Politwoops no longer follows this account.
@MittRomney's not promising to stop the rise of the oceans. He's just going to help you & your family! http://t.co/riogxaGk #Leadership

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Senator Roy Blunt (R) @RoyBlunt

Great speech by @MittRomney tonight. Proud to have a nominee w/the experience & plan to rebuild economy & grow jobs #RomneyRyan2012 #GOP2012

Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

Nothing like 80's coke addicted James Brown to close out a Republican convention #GOPconvention

Gwen Moore (D) @RepGwenMoore

Somebody get the hook for Dirty Harry. #RNC

Herman Cain (R) @THEHermanCain

Politwoops no longer follows this account.
RT @khoekstra: Congressman @allenwest stole my seat on @wsb with @THEHermanCain !!! #tcot #romneyRyan2012 @gov http://t.co/QL5KhRn4

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Mitt Romney (R) @MittRomney

Politwoops no longer follows this account.
With the right steps & the right leadership, the 21st century can & will be an American century #BelieveInAmerica

Team Rick Perry (R) @TeamRickPerry

Watch for @GovernorPerry to be on Fox News this afternoon from Tampa with Neal Cavuto.

Office of Gov Perry (R) @TexGov

RT @catblackfrazier: .@governorperry workin the convention floor, visiting w TX delegates earlier this evening #GOP2012 http://t.co/kVbgdHlh

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Tom Udall (D) @SenatorTomUdall

RT @AlbaSoular: Connor says he thinks it's time to 'disarm the lawyers' and for water managers to come together to reach solutions. #NMwater

Tom Harkin (D) @SenatorHarkin

Watch live here as Tom addresses the crowd in Ames #ObamaISU http://t.co/NicLgzPj

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Rep. Bobby Scott (D) @repbobbyscott

I am at my Medicare and Budget Town Hall Meeting #ACA http://t.co/ykroERK7

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Jan Brewer (R) @GovBrewer

The sun is out in Tampa. Great timing f tomorrow's start of the RNC, but our thoughts still with New Orleans and others facing storm.

Jan Schakowsky (D) @janschakowsky

It is vital to our economy that we work to bring down the cost of education to ensure that students are not... http://t.co/JFRB6EV9

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Gov.Robert Bentley (R) @GovernorBentley

Live now on @FNC with Rick Leventhal about storm preps in #Alabama #Isaac

Rep. Scott Rigell (R) @RepScottRigell

Wonderful to spend time today with pastors on the Eastern Shore! http://t.co/ckhN2u8u

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Kevin McCarthy (R) @GOPLeader

WATCH: @RepCanseco wraps up the works he's done for #SmallBiz and #jobs this week in Texas' 25th District --> http://t.co/GHB95ACI

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Gov.Robert Bentley (R) @GovernorBentley

Now is the time for you and your family to make sure you have the proper supplies and plans in place for Isaac.... http://t.co/a9Ht5uoO

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Todd Akin (R) @ToddAkin

Politwoops no longer follows this account.
You're support has been overwhelming! Let's finish the day strong & reach $125,000. Chip-in $5 in these last minutes! https://t.co/PZAfBLWg

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Rep. Hansen Clarke (D) @RepHansenClarke

Politwoops no longer follows this account.
The ballot is stronger than a bullet. Exercise your power as a citizen. Election Day is November 6. Be #VoteReady. http://t.co/fxfVHEsS

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Donna Christensen (D) @DelegateDonna

Economic pain now not 'cause of Pres #Obama, it's R's blocking his agenda and #Dems bills. Romney would make it even worse for everyone

Donna Christensen (D) @DelegateDonna

Well they finally have the #Rep team - Romney/Ryan & we have a clear choice - forward or backward. Let's go forward w #Dems & Pres #Obama

Donna Christensen (D) @DelegateDonna

Romney and Ryan want to "take our Country back"-ward. WE ARE NOT GOING BACK!

Chris Van Hollen (D) @ChrisVanHollen

.@PaulRyanVP & I agree: we must put the economy back on a path to fiscal sustainability. But we could not disagree more on how to do it.

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

RT @ChuckGrassley: I'm very happy w Ryan as VP nominee he is an intellectual heavyweight most important he advocates well fiscal conservatism

Loretta Sanchez (D) @LorettaSanchez

Support @USHSR, and enter to win a trip to Europe! #highspeedrail http://t.co/X5NwNar1

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Louie Gohmert (R) @replouiegohmert

#POTUS must know that GDP will shrink with our gross ntl debt over 0. We must lower our debt now: http://t.co/lP9azzxO

Screenshots of links in this tweet

GusBilirakis (R) @RepGusBilirakis

Hey, all! A friend of mine is looking to sublease her apartment in the District. Let me know if you or someone... http://t.co/HLqE8nvr

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Gary R. Herbert (R) @GovHerbert

I-15 road construction-not including landscaping-to be completed by Thanksgiving! @I15CORE #ut http://t.co/iz4IVwCf

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Terry Branstad (R) @TerryBranstad

Belmond-Klemme education reform is underway! #iaedreform

Kay Bailey Hutchison (R) @kaybaileyhutch

Politwoops no longer follows this account.
@WSJ: "The flawed rule would have hit coal-fired electric plants in particular, and especially those based in #Texas" http://t.co/Vndoj9Y4

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

America cannot lead the world or compete successfully against are economic challengers on the cheap.America didn't get to be #1 on the cheap

Eleanor H. Norton (D) @EleanorNorton

Happy 77th birthday, Social Security – don’t worry about Romney/Ryan, we’ll take care of them. #socialsecurity77

Rep. Joe Walsh (R) @WalshFreedom

Politwoops no longer follows this account.
It's great to see the success of this family-owned company and I hope that it’s a harbinger of things to come. #IL08 http://t.co/R30Yzpb6

Chuck Fleischmann (R) @RepChuck

Cutting a key at Chuck on the Jon #tn03 http://t.co/lUDZg3at

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Yvette D. Clarke (D) @YvetteClarke

On 09/06/12, at my district office, people will have an opportunity to complete the forms required for deferred action.

Daniel Inouye (D) @Daniel_Inouye

Politwoops no longer follows this account.
RT @mazieforhawaii: Sen @Daniel_Inouye, "I'm supporting Mazie Hirono" http://t.co/nqjYm99E #TeamMazie @TeamDanInouye #HISEN

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Yvette D. Clarke (D) @YvetteClarke

NY Attorney General Schneiderman has been investigating

Senator Rand Paul (R) @SenRandPaul

Obama's comments dismissing individual achievement were an insult to generations of Americans: "You Didn't Build That" http://t.co/U0nJBhh0

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Screenshots of links in this tweet

John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Good talking to @The_RGA this afternoon in #Scottsdale - keep up the good work http://t.co/4YREXZoM

John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Great to join Republican Roundup in #Fargo today w/ @RickBergND & @SenJohnHoeven - on to victory in November! http://t.co/RDAreE1C

Results per page