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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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

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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

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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

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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

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Todd Akin (R) @ToddAkin

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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

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Rep. Hansen Clarke (D) @RepHansenClarke

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The ballot is stronger than a bullet. Exercise your power as a citizen. Election Day is November 6. Be #VoteReady. http://t.co/fxfVHEsS

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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

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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

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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

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Gary R. Herbert (R) @GovHerbert

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

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Terry Branstad (R) @TerryBranstad

Belmond-Klemme education reform is underway! #iaedreform

Kay Bailey Hutchison (R) @kaybaileyhutch

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@WSJ: "The flawed rule would have hit coal-fired electric plants in particular, and especially those based in #Texas" http://t.co/Vndoj9Y4

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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

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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

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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

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RT @mazieforhawaii: Sen @Daniel_Inouye, "I'm supporting Mazie Hirono" http://t.co/nqjYm99E #TeamMazie @TeamDanInouye #HISEN

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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

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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

John Shimkus (R) @RepShimkus

I am very excited about Paul Ryan. The choice of two futures is before us. Malaise, despair and dependency or a future of freedom and growth

John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

I'm very proud to support Jeff Flake for US Senate from #Arizona http://t.co/8EQqiIOd #AZSen http://t.co/Q2Uzc6dB

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John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

I'm proud to endorse Ben Quayle for Congress in #AZ06 - Ben represents the next generation of leadership for #Arizona http://t.co/5O8eIaIx

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John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Headed to #Utah to campaign for rising GOP star @MiaBLove. Learn more about Mia: http://t.co/zQYqoi8p #UT04

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John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Headed to beautiful #Montana today to support @DennyRehberg for Senate #MTSen

John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Joining "Voices of #Montana" this AM previewing my visit to Big Sky Country - listen live: http://t.co/qoBt4PwH #MTSen

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Jim Himes (D) @jahimes

Voting is key obligation/right of Americans. My opponent @SteveObsitnik never voted in district he would rep. Read: http://t.co/Y75sUKY1

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

Media love American swimming from Cuba 2 US. Covering the beatings of Ladies in White in Cuba? Not so much! She says "Courage". Baloney.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

Media love 2 cover Nyad's swim from Cuba 2 US but the beatings against Damas de Blanco? Not so much. Nyad say "courage" 2 herself. Really?!

Barack Obama (D) @BarackObama

Keep making history—get registered today: http://t.co/6bruRWRw, http://t.co/MIr7S8nm

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Jim Himes (D) @jahimes

Let's do that. Let's start w/why u've never even bothered to vote in CT til u decided to run“@SteveObsitnik:Let's talk record and results.”

Jim Himes (D) @jahimes

Time to meet .@SteveObsitnik. Bragged about moving jobs from CT to NY, never voted in CT until he decided to run for Congress. #doesntcare

Rep. Jim McGovern (D) @RepMcGovern

Hardwick Fair...oldest fair in the nation! http://t.co/fRe2snzu

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ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

RT @tinybaby: @ChuckGrassley i remember a time when people were proud to have the President visit their establishment

Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

RT @NBCNews: Stocks close Friday near fresh four-year high http://t.co/TzrrhxtT

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