Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

Sure, we all tweet things we don't men mean to share, but now politicians have no way to hide them. Discover tweets that your politicians shared and then deleted.

To meet the Twitter API Terms of Service, all deleted tweets shown here since June 22, 2012 have been reviewed and approved by the Sunlight Foundation.

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James Lankford (R) @jameslankford

Proud and humbled to have such strong support in the race to fill @TomCoburn large shoes in the Senate #TeamLankford http://t.co/nSsHZ0d8HK

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Rep. Barbara Lee (D) @RepBarbaraLee

Great to see @JohnKerry coming up to Congress for the Budget Committee hearing on State and Foreign Operations. http://t.co/vFVwWDam3o

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Rep. Luke Messer (R) @RepLukeMesser

RT @BenSchulzey: They usu sue to stay open RT @QualityCharters: Charters seem to be far more accountable since when they fail they close -@RepLukeMesser

Rangel 4 Congress (D) @Rangel4Congress

Will you donate today to return the Lion of Harlem to Congress? http://t.co/JZlYaHzdpk http://t.co/D8tXRbBc66

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Jan Schakowsky (D) @janschakowsky

When we invest in our people—mothers, fathers, grandparents, children—we’re all #BetterOff. #BetterOffBudget http://t.co/WHawAmrX33

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Paul R. LePage (R) @Governor_LePage

Announcing today IGIC's install of 2 tissue machines at new St. Croix Tissue in Baileyville=80 new jobs, up to 200-300 add. indirect jobs!

Tim Griffin (R) @TGforArkansas

Read my Officer Evaluation Reports in their entirety (some info redacted for privacy) http://t.co/qY8AEtwpfC #TG4LG

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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D) @SenatorHeitkamp

RT @AmericasPower: ACCCE sat down with .@SenatorHeitkamp to discuss the importance of #CleanCoalTech to North Dakota and to America. http://t.co/qR4rxZcgqA

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Vincent C. Gray (D) @mayorvincegray

We are here at Kelly Miller Middle School tonight b/c it's a shining example of the progress our Punic schools are making.

Maxine Waters (D) @MaxineWaters

RT @FSCDems: Since 2011, @CFPB has refunded $3 billion to consumers subjected to deceptive practices #CFPBworks. http://t.co/mJUobm2dSZ

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Rep. Chris Smith (R) @RepChrisSmith

Excellent meeting with Col Paul Owen, US Army Corps, NY District C.O. to talk post Sandy shore protection projects http://t.co/iNTaJmN5Kl

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Rep. Chris Smith (R) @RepChrisSmith

Today's hearing on the #NorthernIreland Peace Process will convene at 2:00PM. Tune in here: http://t.co/rqFzq23UZo

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Dina Titus (D) @repdinatitus

RT @tfalvv: Over 40 students in attendance for the first ever #HouseAppChallenge workshop! @zappos @repdinatitus @LasVegasSun http://t.co/Ncm7vmNkoC

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Eric Cantor (R) @GOPLeader

.@SpeakerBoehner enrolls the Gabriella Miller #KidsFirst Research Act so it can be sent to the President. http://t.co/jKx6OXkVGw

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Gary Peters (D) @RepGaryPeters

In 2000, @stabenow became the 1st woman Senator from #Michigan. She also served as 1st woman Speaker in the MI House #WomensHistoryMonth.

Jorge Bonilla (R) @BonillaCongress

@FL_District_9 No. I oppose any additional burdens on our fundamental #2A rights.

Pete Gallego (D) @petegallego

Make sure you follow me on @RepPeteGallego for updates on #TX23 tour

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