Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

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Senator Ted Cruz (R) @SenTedCruz

Again, Harry Reid has shot down funding for the VA and national parks: http://t.co/EthnWhxtHe No doubt -- this is #HarryReidsShutdown

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Rep. Roger Williams (R) @RepRWilliams

Reports of shots fired on Capitol Hill. I am safe is so is my staff. Following shelter in place procedures.

Rep. Richard Hanna (R) @RepRichardHanna

I will donate my pay to the Wounded Warriors Project and United Pay for as long as the shutdown lasts. Congress should do its job. #NY22

Rep. Pete Visclosky (D) @RepVisclosky

Pete’s #Jobs and #Opportunity Fair is set for 10/21 in Mich. City on 10/21. Visit http://t.co/I4DyiwxfuW for more. http://t.co/Y8DOHZmaB6

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Rep. Susan Davis (D) @RepSusanDavis

Coverage of the bipartisan bill I'm cosponsoring to provide Fed workers with back pay when the government reopens. https://t.co/KG6esBzhWQ

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Rep. Joe Garcia (D) @RepJoeGarcia

@CNNDirectoUSA: @JoeGarcia habla hoy en @CNNDirectoUSA sobre la paralisis politica en #Washington y el cierre del gobierno. 6PM ET

Elijah E. Cummings (D) @RepCummings

Tune in to @MiddayWYPR at 12PM today - I'll be on with @DanRodricks to discuss the government shutdown, and impact on federal workers.

John Shimkus (R) @RepShimkus

John 14:6 Jesus Saudi to him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R) @RepChrisStewart

VIDEO: #HeartlessHarry strikes again: First no funding for veterans, now no funding for children with cancer http://t.co/mCG6XPWDvq

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U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan (D) @USRepRickNolan

RT @davidaxelrod: Interesting to watch House Rs identify area after area they now deem critical enough to fund. Pretty soon they'll believe in government!

Johnny Isakson (R) @SenatorIsakson

Isakson Expects Sequester To Persist http://t.co/jwJdp0UNim via @jstewnews

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elisabeth jensen (D) @JensenElis

ICYMI - On Tuesday I called for Congress to actually start governing together, not shut the government down.... http://t.co/5Q13mujigJ

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Robert Sarvis 4VaGov (I) @RobertSarvisVA

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Major Coup for Sarvis!:“@varight: @RobertSarvisVA Virginia Right! Endorses Libertarian Sarvis for Governor [...] http://t.co/icQgz6qoUW

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Charles Rangel (D) @cbrangel

Proud to stabs with my Colleagues in introducing HR15-comprehensive immigration reform #CIR http://t.co/qWfBkiBkdT

Rep. Steve Stockman (R) @SteveWorks4You

Obama is now asking the stock markets to tank tomorrow because he thinks it will help him. https://t.co/wonR3cjXoU

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Tom Cotton (R) @RepTomCotton

Tonight the House will vote on H.R. 3230, legislation that would ensure funding for @arkansasguard

Jim Graves (D) @Graves4Congress

RT @tcdailyplanet: Minneapolis mayoral candidate Betsy Hodges wants Minneapolis residents to be "militantly immodest" http://t.co/pY6DABg9kh

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Hear what many Republicans have to say about @SpeakerBoehner's #GOPShutdown: http://t.co/BRxKG8SObo

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