Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

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Tom Udall (D) @SenatorTomUdall

40 yrs ago, Bobby Mitchell broke the color barrier on the last all-white NFL team: http://t.co/XfJVazay #blackhistory http://t.co/XFd5n2Vg

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Peter Roskam (R) @PeterRoskam

NEW #AskPeter video: We need #energy policies that lowers costs, not benefit political allies: http://t.co/1XXlTYJR

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Dean Heller (R) @DeanHeller

RT @RalstonFlash: Is it just me, or have these hyperventilating, cliche, nauseating end-of-month, Democratic candidate/party $$ pitches always been so awful?

Tom Graves (R) @RepTomGraves

Please tune into @foxbusiness in the 5pm tomorrow. Will talk with @GerriWillisFBN about #highgasprices & my proposal to lower #fedgastax

Gregory Meeks (D) @GregoryMeeks

Job well done by our skilled diplomats: Egypt has announced release of US democracy workers and North Korea will suspend nuclear enrichment

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Newt's statement that Palestinians are "an invented people" reckless,harmful to US foreign policy and shows he's unfit for the office

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Huntsman withdrawal just adds to Romney inevitability. And now there are five --sorta

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Perry drops out. Cowboy swagger just didn't cut it

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

GOP debate again shortchanges Ron Paul while Romney mouthed every cliche. Gingrich and Santorum seemed strong

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

I plan to join @timkaine, @MarkWarner, @Jim_Moran, Bobby Scott, Montana Gov Schweitzer & 1,300 others at the JJ Dinner in Richmond.

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Santorum beats presumptive nominee in MO. and MN. Where are those pundits who declared it over in FL?

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Inconvenient fact: the auto rescue worked, magnificently. Tonight's debaters live in a parallel universe on that subject

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Bombast and threats do not a foreign policy make Newt, Rick and Mitt

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Will Ron Paul ever catch on that his philosophy is unwelcome in this party? War, education, debt & spending they reject your views.

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Except for Paul three GOP contenders all but declare war against Iran.

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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RT @dcmdvapm: @BuddyRoemer Thank you Buddy for standing up and having the courage to publicly call out those who continue to abuse the American people

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Mitt by going relentlessly negative may lose in winning tonight. Americans need a positive plan to help the middle class

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Proof that the House majority is in play. This is seismic http://t.co/l8RyRRIK

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

There is an almost rabid tone to the AZ debate. One is as disturbed by the audience as by the four candidates themselves

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Santorum's satanic concern a disqualifier for presidency. We've crossed into utter craziness in this campaign http://t.co/Sgbm229X

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Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Santorum has been carpet bombed tonight--by Ron Paul.

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Romney is tonight's winner--and all but certain nominee--by comparison alone. Newt has given up, Rick is deer in headlight & Paul is a crank

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Mitt's talk to empty stadium in Detroit a metaphor for vapid message and dispirited campaign

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Romney wins AZ and is ahead in MI. But MI is a weak win and presages a rough road ahead in OH,TN,GA and OK

Congressman Landry (R) @JeffLandry

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My testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on indefinite detention of Americans: http://t.co/KNAtnTZL #NDAA #liberty

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Kay Bailey Hutchison (R) @kaybaileyhutch

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@TheHill: Senate GOPers 2 intro cybersecurity alternative tmw http://t.co/FvQGmSTs @SenJohnMcCain @ChuckGrassley @lisamurkowski @SenDanCoats

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Bill Johnson (R) @RepBillJohnson

My latest eNewsletter: "Defending America's Constitution from Mandates" http://t.co/fAq1G13t

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Rep. Diana DeGette (D) @RepDianaDeGette

.@JudyChu talking cost of birth control on House floor. Watch live: http://t.co/9e5rUyQD #WHWeds

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Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D) @RepTerriSewell

Hope everyone at the Women's Leadership Conference in Birmingham has a successful conference! My dear friend & (cont) http://t.co/CmMC1lDY

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CongressmanBobTurner (R) @USRepBobTurner

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Met with Fred S. Sganga, Exec. Dir. of LI State Veterans Home. He briefed me on the State Veterans Homes Program. #NY9 http://t.co/utrNraqr

Jim Himes (D) @jahimes

Bernanke: "manufacturing prodn has increased 15% z

Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

RT @NAH_208: Congressional Rep. Chaka Fattah is excited about America's Energy Future!!!#eis12

Rep. Charles Bass (R) @RepCharlesBass

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Be careful out there tonight RT @Amherst Patch Almost A Foot Of Snow Expected Tonight - Amherst, http://t.co/7UumeBFN

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Sen. McConnell Press (R) @McConnellPress

Sen. McConnell speaking on the Senate floor now. #CSPAN2

Rep. Robert Hurt (R) @RepRobertHurt

South Hill Enterprise: Hurt Visits South Hill –read more about Robert’s visit here: http://t.co/HZ1J8vjH #VA5

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Jackie Speier (D) @RepSpeier

I'm hosting a telephone Town Hall meeting tonight at 6 PT. Tweet me your questions! Learn how to join the call at: http://t.co/S9sfaaCF

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Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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Put your fire extinguishers away. Romney's hair is safe tonight. #MIprimary

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Romney wins AZ and is ahead in MI. But MI is a weak win and presages a rough road ahead in OH,TN,GA and OK

Jose E. Serrano (D) @RepJoseSerrano

I spoke to AG Holder about the NYC Police Dept's Stop and Frisk policy.http://on.fb.me/zKvKKB @rachelnoerd @NationalAction #latism

Newt 2012 Campaign (R) @Newt2012HQ

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RT @OSUCRs: Ohio State CRs are currently out phone banking on behalf of @newtgingrich

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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@OAinteractive Yes, Twitter is free! And for that I'm grateful. But need $$ to reach out those not on Twitter. Digital ads go a long way!

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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I can't do this alone, America! Please donate $$ to my #moneybomb to keep my message alive. People deserve the truth! http://t.co/St3E33Mi

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Kathy Hochul (D) @RepKathyHochul

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At a House Armed Services Committee hearing today, I pressed both the Secretary of the Air Force and the... http://t.co/YsF7Mgfv

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Kathy Hochul (D) @RepKathyHochul

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At a #HASC hearing today, I pressed the Secretary of the @US_Air_Force on @DeptofDefense spending & cuts to #NFARS. http://t.co/9RfKE68C

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Chuck Fleischmann (R) @RepChuck

Rep Desjarlais is right, we need to focus on the best energy policy, not on playing politics with our gas prices.

Mark Warner (D) @MarkWarner

Unacceptable: #GAO reports on govt duplication & redundancy becoming duplicative & redundant -http://bit.ly/zOghO3

Eric Cantor (R) @RepEricCantor

RT @SteveCase Eric Cantor talks to 75 Entrepreneurs of Year re need for bipartisan support for startups #StartupAmerica http://t.co/EarE30nA

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Marcia L. Fudge (D) @RepMarciaFudge

I favorited a @YouTube video http://t.co/E7zDLpPi Congresswoman Fudge Speaks Out Against Suppressive Voting R

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US Rep Joe Donnelly (D) @SenDonnelly

Here’s a photo after my meeting with @AmericanLegion members from #Indiana. #veterans http://t.co/r7uwZu91

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Pete Sessions (R) @PeteSessions

Today I was delighted to meet with President of the Dallas Leadership Foundation, Will McCall. PHOTO: http://t.co/jha8WiQk #TX

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