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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Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

RT @Politicolnews: Way off topic, Romney is an ass. Obama is winning this one. #Debate

Lindsey Graham (R) @LindseyGrahamSC

If you haven't done so yet, please allow follow our Facebook page. http://t.co/CHOQkBnE

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Ed Perlmutter (D) @Ed4Colorado

RT @TheFix: LOVE partisans on Twitter. EVERYTHING their guy says is right, EVERYTHING other guys says is bad/lie. #debates

Fred Karger (R) @fredkarger

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RT @zachdcarter: Brutal Obama hit on Romney's support for "territorial" tax system, which allows zero taxation for offshore corporate $. #debate

Ron Kind (D) @KindforCongress

@mittromney easily suggested sending people to war in order to prove their alliance to the US, especially those who can't vote #kindchat12

Matt Doheny (R) @Doheny4Congress

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Our opponent said ObamaCare didn't "cut" Medicare, it "reduced payments." That's semantics. It's a cut. http://t.co/eOtEF68H #ny21debate

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Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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RT @chatterbarn: #buddychat Why take something good and try to twist it into something bad? He helped a woman in need. Leave it at that.

Rep. Hansen Clarke (D) @RepHansenClarke

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I am working with @RayLaHood to ensure that #Detroit has efficient regional transportation & light rail. http://t.co/xIbhCUD3

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Rep David Schweikert (R) @RepDavid

Number of the Day: 10. For every 10 people added to the labor force, 10 drop out. Not OK. http://t.co/34dXYpz6 http://t.co/RiacPnQv

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Allen West (R) @AllenWest

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Marine Corps Dogs Need Homes! See here for more info to help http://t.co/X8JqWj8T

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GusBilirakis (R) @RepGusBilirakis

Congressman Gus Bilirakis Mourns the Loss of Former Congressman Sam Gibbons http://t.co/CkJ3Pi7Z

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Lee Terry (R) @voteterry

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Q11: what would you tell Obama if you were at dinner with him?

Robert Hurt (R) @RobertHurt

WATCH: Why does DC insider & lobbyist @JWDouglas continue to contradict himself when it comes to his lobbying record? http://t.co/eDwTQLvT

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Sen. McConnell Press (R) @McConnellPress

Press Releases - News - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell http://t.co/6tSg1e3I

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Joe Garcia (D) @JoeGarcia

52 charges, FBI investigations, female escorts: David Rivera's horrifying record. Get the facts + spread the word http://t.co/mtWKj1RU

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John Dingell (D) @TeamDingell

Go Blue! Former Belleville Mayor Richard Smith, his wife Phyllis, and I attended President Coleman's tailgate in Ann Arbor this morning....

Cynthia Dill (D) @dillesquire

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@brianjameswalsh aww. poor you.

Team Rick Perry (R) @TeamRickPerry

RT @edsbs: In my struggle to mentally frame Mizzou on the SEC I have resorted to calling them "Farkansas" because they're basically in Canada.

Bob Menendez (D) @Menendez4NJ

Kyrillos voted against women’s health funding 6 times over the last 3 years. Why is Joe so hard on women and seniors in this state?

Bob Menendez (D) @Menendez4NJ

Bob Menendez helped deliver $300 million in federal funding for the NJ HomeKeeper Program has not gone to the families that need it most.

Marlin Stutzman (R) @MarlinStutzman

RT @NickBarbknecht: "give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus." http://t.co/GeDm6DGa

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Marlin Stutzman (R) @MarlinStutzman

RT @NickBarbknecht: "Mr. President, you're entitled to your own plane and your own house but not your own facts." @MittRomney #CantAfford4More

Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R) @MaryBonoUSA

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Check out http://t.co/8Lu69TDz to find out who the Raul Ruiz is.

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Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

RT @chrisrockoz: Paul Ryan says the President is "projecting weakness around the world." Osama Bin Laden responds with silence. #vpdebates

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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D) @repcleaver

Ribbon Cutting for the SmartGrid Innovation Park @greenimpactzone @CindyCirco http://t.co/vmE6fKTS

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

Great disection of #VPdebate by Peggy Noonan: Confusing Strength With Aggression - http://t.co/IehmcU8f http://t.co/bTTC6r9i via @WSJ

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Team Mitch (R) @Team_Mitch

RT @RobertHurt: Tonight's VP debate further proved that @PaulRyanVP and @MittRomney are the the only clear choice for Americans on Nov 6th

Gov. Sean Parnell (R) @AKGovParnell

RT @JRubinBlogger: Biden's laughing is losing the debate- obnoxious

Gov. Sean Parnell (R) @AKGovParnell

RT @EmilyMiller: Biden laughing when he disagrees with Ryan is so annoying. Like a child in time out.

Gov. Sean Parnell (R) @AKGovParnell

RT @TheFix: Ok. I have decided. I find the Biden smile slightly unsettling. #vpdebate

Gov. Sean Parnell (R) @AKGovParnell

RT @secupp: Biden needs to laugh a little less through the Libya, Middle East, nuclear Iran segment.

Loretta Sanchez (D) @LorettaSanchez

Nữ Dân Biểu Liên Bang Loretta Sanchez sẽ có buổi gặp gỡ và chuyện trò với độc giả củatừ 2-4 giờ chiều Thứ Sáu, 10/12. http://t.co/9KxbCLkw

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Barack Obama (D) @BarackObama

.@JoeBiden: “We think you grow this country from the top down, not the middle out.” #TeamJoe

Lynn Westmoreland (R) @RepWestmoreland

A friend just said VP #Biden must have skipped kindergarden because he hasn't learned to share time or wait until it's his turn. #VPDebate

Ron Kind (D) @KindforCongress

Tell @PaulRyanVP that we'll take good jobs, affordable healthcare, and quality education over #romney's charity #kindcat12

Kim Vann (R) @KimVannCongress

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Congratulations to the San Fancisco Giants for advancing to the #NLCS!

Kim Vann (R) @KimVannCongress

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Congratulations to the San Fancisco Giants for advancing to the #NLDS!

Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

Congrats to MT Paul Feinman Named 1st Gay Man on NYS Appellate Division http://t.co/H34bGHig @NYGovPaterson @PrideAgenda

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Darrell Issa (R) @DarrellIssa

RT @PauletteRevere1: @DarrellIssa @repjustinamash <-Luv this guy! He stands 4 #Freedom and the #Constitution and has guts to do so! I wish he was in my state!

Laura Richardson (D) @RepLRichardson

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Remembering the victims & thinking of their families on the one year anniversary of the Seal Beach Massacre

Pete Olson (R) @PeteOlson

Today is the 44th anniversary of Apollo 7 - America's first manned space flight! #NASA #tx22 http://t.co/QtqCRxHE

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Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R) @MaryBonoUSA

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RT @RichardGrenell: i hope the moderator asks Raul why he protested against Thanksgiving while at Harvard >@MyDesert: @MaryBonoMack & @Dr_RaulRuiz debate Friday

Jonathan Paton (R) @JonathanPaton

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RT @Scarpinato: Another newspaper declines endorsing @Ann_Kirkpatrick in #AZ01. "Disgusted" with new ad against @JonathanPaton: http://t.co/sqx5RSsu

Lynn Westmoreland (R) @RepWestmoreland

@Kia Manufacturing Georgia now accepting applications for Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technology Positions http://t.co/AtSLMVg4

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