Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

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Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

Was MA 47th in job creation under Governor Romney?

Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

RT @SplitRomney: Hey @keithellison! What Paul Ryan and I may or may not have said repeatedly on video and in op-eds have NOTHING to do with this election!

Kirsten Gillibrand (D) @SenGillibrand

Lk fwd to joining @CecileRichards @TheTinaBeast & others on @NowWithAlex on Mon to discuss the need for more women in power #offthesidelines

Paul Tonko (D) @RepPaulTonko

And special thx to staff who help put it on http://t.co/Y3aIyIJg

Paul Tonko (D) @RepPaulTonko

And special thx to staff who put it on http://t.co/VY3xZsdA

Paul Tonko (D) @RepPaulTonko

And a special thx to all the hardworking staff http://t.co/xlABEbtq

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

Just what America needs now: ""We will not replace our founding principles, we will reapply them." - @RepPaulRyan

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

"Proud to stand with a man who understands....who knows from experience, that if you have a small business—you DID Build That" - Paul Ryan

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

I applaud the great VP choice @MittRomney made in principled conservative and American success story @RepPaulRyan.

CathyMcMorrisRodgers (R) @cathymcmorris

@Matt_Romney Saw you on TV Sat. standing next to our outstanding VP pick, Paul Ryan. Thanks for making the trip to Spokane last week. #VP

US Rep E.B.Johnson (D) @RepEBJ

I posted 11 photos on Facebook in the album "Dallas Regional Chamber annual Congressional Forum Luncheon" http://t.co/YDccedRZ

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Jackie Speier (D) @RepSpeier

Watch KNTV investigative unit's report on PG&E's gas leaks and repair delays:http://t.co/WqeaIbde

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Rick Santorum (R) @RickSantorum

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Apologies for broken link on last tweet. Click here for my Obamanomics article at Redstate: http://t.co/KBw9I54m

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Richard Blumenthal (D) @SenBlumenthal

Shared memories & pride at Iwo Jima Memorial Park in #NewBritain for Spirit of ’45 Day. We remember all #CT #vets who have served our Nation

Richard Blumenthal (D) @SenBlumenthal

Proud to join Beth Hillel Synagogue in an evening of honor for @JoeLieberman’s 24 years of service to #CT & the Jewish community

Donna Christensen (D) @DelegateDonna

Wait a minute! Are there black people in Va? Guess just not w Romney Ryan! At least not seeing us. We know who's got our back & we have his

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

@PaulRyanVP is a gr8 selection 4 @mittromney: practical, economy expert, works hard on fixing nation http://t.co/StTb77eX

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Olson & Staff (R) @OlsonPressShop

No better choice than this team of Gov. Romney & Rep. Paul Ryan to tackle challenges America faces and put US back on a path to prosperity!

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

Ryan's an inspired choice cause he has plan 2 save our economy http://t.co/StTb77eX

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Virginia Foxx (R) @virginiafoxx

Until today w/ .@RepPaulRyan, a sitting Representative hadn't been tapped to join a Presidential ticket since 1984.

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

RT @virginiafoxx: It's not every day that the House's best & brightest .@RepPaulRyan is drafted to help lead America's comeback. Best of: http://t.co/bOTDIHQN

Virginia Foxx (R) @virginiafoxx

It's not every day that the House's best & brightest .@RepPaulRyan is drafted to help lead America's comeback. Best of: http://t.co/bOTDIHQN

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US Rep. Mike Turner (R) @RepMikeTurner

Congratulations to my colleague @RepPaulRyan. He is a serious pick.

Kenny Marchant (R) @RepKenMarchant

Congratulations to my friend and @WaysandMeansGOP colleague @PaulRyanVP on being selected as Gov. @MittRomney's VP. #AmericasComebackTeam

Randy Neugebauer (R) @RandyNeugebauer

Congratulations to my friend @PaulRyanVP on being selected as vice presidential candidate.

Chris Van Hollen (D) @ChrisVanHollen

w/ his picking @RepPaulRyan as vp, @MittRomney has doubled down on the failed econ policies that got us into this mess to begin with.

Chris Van Hollen (D) @ChrisVanHollen

.@MittRomney sent a clear msg to Independent voters this a.m.: "Take a hike."

Chris Van Hollen (D) @ChrisVanHollen

w/ his picking @RepPau;Ryan as vp, @MittRomney has doubled down on the failed econ policies that got us into this mess to begin with.

Jeb Hensarling (R) @RepHensarling

Could NOT be more thrilled with the @RepPaulRyan VP pick. Romney-Ryan 2012!! http://t.co/EB7LYwe8

Dean Heller (R) @DeanHeller

Thanks to @OppVillageLV for the tour of the Children’s Heart Center!

Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

"As we look ahead ....,leaders will be those who empower others. Bill Gates http://t.co/4c5koV7R

Frank R. Lautenberg (D) @FrankLautenberg

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Congratulationss to the #USWNT on their third straight #Olympic gold. #JerseyGirl @CarliLloyd with both goals for #TeamUSA today.

Steny Hoyer (D) @WhipHoyer

This day in 2010 reauth of COMPETES Act signed into law. I supported this #MakeItInAmerica bill, which expanded funding for STEM activities.

Marcia L. Fudge (D) @RepMarciaFudge

Ohio voters, remember you need a valid State or US Gov't issued Photo ID with your current address to vote in the 11/6 Election #VoteReady

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

Study shows that thousands of new #Medicaid patients may have difficulty finding physicians who accept their insurance. http://t.co/TNhF0s52

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MicheleBachmann (R) @MicheleBachmann

RT @AFPfoundation: Does the debt pose a threat to the economy and economic growth? Find out LIVE: http://t.co/yGaEXoeM 12-12:45pm ET today

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Senator Pat Toomey (R) @SenToomey

Held a press conference in Bethlehem today highlighting job-crushing regulations against mom and pop cigar shops http://t.co/VZTygDIf

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US Rep E.B.Johnson (D) @RepEBJ

NASA LANDS ON THE MOON!!! - Watch video from NASA headquarters during the MARS landing. http://t.co/tT6eDa52 http://t.co/EEC1vpNP

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Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

RT @aosolutions: El comisionado residente, Pedro Pierluisi felicita a Javier Culson http://t.co/U47QosKA @pedropierluisi

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Richard Blumenthal (D) @SenBlumenthal

Happy Birthday @ChirsMurphyCT and I look forward to celebrating the next one together in the US #Senate. Enjoy!

Richard Blumenthal (D) @SenBlumenthal

Better if I spelled his name right! Happy BDay @ChrisMurphyCT & I look forward to celebrating the next one together in the #Senate. Enjoy!

Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R) @MaryBonoUSA

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Good show Michael Phelps. Well played! #TeamUSA

Loretta Sanchez (D) @LorettaSanchez

Thanks @lajlaj! You are my 10,000th follower! I appreciate your support

Tom Graves (R) @RepTomGraves

Voted to #stopthetaxhike so families can keep more of what they earn & job creators get economic certainty. http://t.co/N2nJIEId

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Rep David Schweikert (R) @RepDavid

Palo Verde Republican Women's Club and Joe Meli at Chick fil a!! #azcd6 #azright http://t.co/1CLhSiA2

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