Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

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Mark Warner (D) @MarkWarner

RT @JerryMoran: #DidYouKnow startups create an average of 3 million American jobs every year #StartupAct http://t.co/46L6TEnY

Pete Sessions (R) @PeteSessions

Just finished a telephone town hall with my constituent in #TX32. Thank you to all who participated this evening.

Rick Santorum (R) @RickSantorum

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I just released a statement on the election results in Egypt. Read it on the @Patriot_Voices website: http://t.co/CwVhWdJL

Allen West (R) @AllenWest

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In case you missed it.... Conservative Black Forum... http://t.co/qWCQa0lD Also, C-SPAN 3 replaying it again tonight at 8 est

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Allen West (R) @AllenWest

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In case you missed it.... Conservative Black Forum...http://tinyurl.com/cg3cfum. Also, C-SPAN 3 replaying it again tonight at 8 est

Judy Chu (D) @RepJudyChu

We did it! My Chinese Exclusion Act resolution just passed the House! @angryasianman @OCANational@AsianAmJustice

Senator Pat Toomey (R) @SenToomey

Gettong ready to go on Fox and Friends at 6:15 a.m.

Congressman Sam Farr (D) @RepSamFarr

Time to t#EndFossilFuelSubsidies, gov't should not bankroll global climate change. http://t.co/D5lRrOIQ

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Rep. Chip Cravaack (R) @RepChipCravaack

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My amendment would bolster the most cost-effective means of aviation security; the President would slash it in... http://t.co/4uV7lJYN

Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

RT @MN_350: "Why should BP be careful in what it’s doing.. if they could get a gov't subsidy if they should wreck the Gulf again?" -Rep. @keithellison

Rep. Austin Scott (R) @AustinScottGA08

On my way back to D.C. where we will be ramping up support for our drones bill, H.R. 5925. We've been lucky to... http://t.co/aTZxaFwG

Tom Graves (R) @RepTomGraves

Even Samuelson knows @Obamacare is bad policy. @washingtonpost: http://t.co/1VIx1wNo “Obama committed a colossal error of judgment” #4jobs

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

BIG thx 2 Alex frm Columbus High 4 your dedication as an intern this summer! http://t.co/TJvISWLl

Rep. Paul Gosar, DDS (R) @RepGosar

Happy Father's Day! Join me in honoring all of the Father's who are away from their families today fighting for freedom.http://goo.gl/KALcO

Rob Portman (R) @senrobportman

Jane & I served pancakes and Ohio maple syrup w @MittRomney in Brunswick. Rain stopped. Sun out. Great Father's Day Sunday.

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

RIP Minitel,1981-2012 (proprietary French network) last 800k terminals sera éteint; Power of #open internet http://t.co/llR69WZV #geek

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Jim Himes (D) @jahimes

RT @BorowitzReport: As Syria spirals towards chaos, CNN asks: How did Lindsay Lohan do on Saturday Night Live?

Dennis Kucinich (D) @Dennis_Kucinich

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RT @zrjaved: Getting some calling done for the @Dennis_Kucinich campaign! Remember, Ohio 9th District, he's your man for the primaries on March 6th!

Dennis Kucinich (D) @Dennis_Kucinich

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RT @zrjaved: Campaigning for @Dennis_Kucinich later this week. Remember when I painted this portrait of him for my AP portfolio? http://t.co/rpvDNpeB

Bill Owens (D) @BillOwensNY

1 year ago, I posted this photo: http://t.co/SS34zcvf

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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RT @riseofthecenter: @BuddyRoemer The real power with individual donations is bundlers. Banning those and PACs would be great.

Fred Karger (R) @fredkarger

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Astounding New study gay @LDS young people 8 times more likely to attempt suicide. http://t.co/vTJh06pI STOP THE HATE!!!

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Rep. Xavier Becerra (D) @RepBecerra

RT @wexler: Sending @BenMarter off to the @ChrisMurphyCT for Senate campaign (@ Tortilla Coast w/ 3 others) http://t.co/pgqXNAoZ

Dean Heller (R) @DeanHeller

Dean enjoyed touring @threesquarelv this morning - thank you for the tour and for all that you do for Las Vegas! #FF @threesquare

Blake Farenthold (R) @farenthold

RT @TheKudlowReport: What does the President's shift in immigration policy mean? @farenthold and @MariaTeresa1 will debate tonight at 7p ET.

Rep. Hansen Clarke (D) @RepHansenClarke

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Congratulations to @HenryForNews and Altarum Institute w/ @DMC_Heals for receiving Health Care Innovation Awards!

Randy Forbes (R) @Randy_Forbes

RT @LGBillBolling: US Chamber of Commerce Commends Virginia as America's "Most Livable State" in Annual Enterprising States Rankings http://t.co/aLGdDvsJ

JeffFortenberry (R) @JeffFortenberry

IWill be on KLIN’s Drive Time Lincoln live this afternoon at 4:40 CDT to talk about the President’s amnesty announcement today.

Senator Tom Carper (D) @SenatorCarper

I welcome new @WhiteHouse directive + we will work 2gether 2 move common-sense immigration reform forward #netDE http://t.co/6onJFymh

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Senator Ben Cardin (D) @SenatorCardin

Ben: @whitehouse action shows America can be fair/compassionate while strengthening our national security #DREAMAct @CasdeMaryland

The White House (D) @WhiteHouse

RT @TheTaskForce: Rallying in front of the @Whitehouse with #DREAMers! To thank Obama for today's announcement! http://t.co/5J5C1RBC

Nancy Pelosi (D) @NancyPelosi

Congrats to #dreamers who mobilized and organized for the #right2dream. You helped make this happen. Keep up fight for immigration reform

Bill Owens (D) @BillOwensNY

RT @Lake_Champlain: Thank you, @BillOwensNY , for your support of Lake Champlain conservation efforts

Chris Van Hollen (D) @ChrisVanHollen

Looking fwd to discussing issues important to the Hispanic community @WhiteHouse's Community Action Summit tmrw - http://t.co/EsBvKsAg

Rep. Todd Young (R) @RepToddYoung

I'm proud to accept the nomination for the 2012 Angels in Adoption program. It is truly an honor, and I look... http://t.co/tgpMpa4J

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Herman Cain (R) @THEHermanCain

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Here I am at the Faith and Freedom Coalition in DC signing to affirm my support for Israel. #TCOT #Isreal http://t.co/RePDozFn

Bruce Braley (D) @BruceBraley

RT @BorowitzReport: I've invented Twofacebook, the antisocial network. You start being friends w/entire world & defriend people one by one.

Fred Karger (R) @fredkarger

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RT @markzbarabak: He could have been a contender. Or, better still, says @fredkarger, "I could have been the gay @THEHermanCain" http://t.co/3FvUrqk4

Adam Kinzinger (R) @RepKinzinger

Tomorrow at 7:10 am CT, I'll join @Soledad_OBrien on @StartingPtCNN to discuss the latest on the #F-22. Tune-in!

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

It is estimated that 2M older adults are victims of abuse each year, it must be stopped. Thx @SenBlumanthal http://t.co/6s8flDBJ

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

"The flag flies not only over the great events of our history but also over the more personal moments of American life." #FlagDay

Rep. Mike Coffman (R) @RepMikeCoffman

Although the US flag has changed designs over the centuries,it continues 2be a symbol of freedom&democracy throughout the world#happyflagday

Rep. Mike Coffman (R) @RepMikeCoffman

Although the US flag has changed designs over the centuries, it continues 2 be a symbol of freedom & democracy throughout the world #flagday

Susan Collins (R) @SenatorCollins

RT @LukeWelch: @SenatorCollins "It's essential that we act to prevent the interest rate on student loans from doubling" http://t.co/WiVd7K6X @MPBNnews #ME

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