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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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Israel to hold new elections soon, an opportunity for peace http://t.co/X01ottKPSJ

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Vincent C. Gray (D) @mayorvincegray

Today's @ServeDC Mayor's Community Service Award winners. Congratulations & thank you for making a difference! http://t.co/EX2LbhKDBd

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Blake Farenthold (R) @farenthold

It’s #TechTuesday, learn how innovative companies help improve the lives of people like @stephenhawking, communicate http://t.co/ek8scNTubE

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Kelly Ayotte (R) @KellyAyotte

Need to find most effective ways to address this #addiction crisis so that people like the Griffins know where to go to get help

Ted Yoho (R) @RepTedYoho

House Republicans Call the Vet to Avoid Another Shutdown http://t.co/etEMADdH2m via @bpolitics

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Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R) @CongressmanGT

RT @starsandstripes: #ANALYSIS | As 113th Congress ends: A list of #military bills that might have been or may still be: http://t.co/9NpSFvsRMY @Travis_Tritten

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Rep. Cheri Bustos (D) @RepCheri

Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday! To learn more about this day of giving back & volunteerism visit http://t.co/NwPeVmSP3q. http://t.co/DK5Em6h34S

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Rep. Ed Whitfield (R) @RepEdWhitfield

Today, the #Sunscreen #Innovation Act was signed into law. It is good for America when we #worktogether!

David Ige (D) @DavidIge4Gov

Danny Akaka Jr. providing the puke during our Inauguration. http://t.co/No6znJHbpl

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John Shimkus (R) @RepShimkus

RT @971FMTalk: @Ukcatsfan and @Annie_Frey talk to @RepShimkus from the 15th Dist. in IL on FM NewsTalk 97.1. Listen here: http://t.co/KLWk5Lh3ig

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David Vitter (R) @DavidVitter

@CarlaMondt thanks for the follow! I am glad to have your support.

David Vitter (R) @DavidVitter

@CarlaMondt thanks for the follow! I am glad to have your support.

Elizabeth Esty (D) @RepEsty

21 years ago today, President Clinton history signed the #BradyBill. It's time to #FinishTheJob & pass commonsense gun reforms

Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

Golden Gophers had a great year on the gridiron. Thank you Coach Kill, staff, and players. Congrats to the Wisconsin Badgers.

Governor Rick Snyder (R) @onetoughnerd

Ready for dinner in the Snyder house! From our family to yours, have a great Thanksgiving! http://t.co/y205E4399k

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @RepSinema

RT @stockholmabuse: "@RepSinema: Happy Thanksgiving! What are you grateful for?" Freedom

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