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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ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Wow, Chuck hasn't even changed his password.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

@fleetadmiralj actually it was 'icecream'

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

@Sloup Well, thank you 'Sloup'

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Chuck is a supporter of SOPA, PIPA, and ACTA, meaning he wants no privacy for private accounts.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

@MrTraywick Yes, I agree MrTraywick

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

I really wanted Herman Cain to get president this year.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Yes, its surprising that I'm actually writing in full sentences with spaces and correct grammar/spelling.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Well, its been fun getting Chuck's account this week, so I better get off. I got nothing better to do since we got a snow day here in Osage.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Hey guys let's have a contest: Whoever can change the password to this account the quickest has to tweet to me whoever got it. ok? ready?

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

My password is: chuck123

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

@MaraAlyseGH Yes! my password is chuck123

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Password has been changed. Someone from the Senator's office contact me for the password. email address forthcoming

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Someone from the Senators office contact me at the email i set up at grassleytwitter@gmail.com and I'll give you the new password.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

To clarify, I'm not the person that originally hacked the account. I think that person got their point across.

Raúl R. Labrador (R) @Raul_Labrador

#NBCDebate What steps would the candidates take, if elected, to remedy problems caused by #fastandfurious? @NBC

Rep. Robert J. Dold (R) @RepDold

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Our thoughts and prayers are with @SenatorKirk and his family today http://t.co/YnxwvvHn

Mike Ross (D) @RepMikeRoss

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While these new laws are an important step forward, we still have a long way to go. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay... http://t.co/EkmR0kmn

Mac Thornberry (R) @MacTXPress

@Drew_Blood Thank you for being engaged with the issue.

Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

En #ToaBaja - @ Firma del proyecto de Amnistía para la Entrega de Armas de Fuego junto a @luisfortuno51 y @trschatz51 en el Barrio Pájaros

Peter Roskam (R) @PeterRoskam

Tune in to @foxchicago in 15 minutes to watch a

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

impressive Isaac Asimov graffiti in Rome h/t @BoingBoing

Gary Ackerman (D) @RepGaryAckerman

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@GabbyGifford's courage is 2nd to none. Wish my friend and colleague contin'd success in her recovery

Gary Ackerman (D) @RepGaryAckerman

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@gabbygifford's courage is 2nd to none. Wish my friend and colleague contin'd success in her recovery

Fred Karger (R) @fredkarger

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RT @markzbarabak: Abortion, Round 10,000. Romney sez he pro-life and will be very much so as president. Santorum sez he's actually fought the fight #cnndebate

Steve Southerland (R) @Rep_Southerland

Had a wonderful time last night meeting @GovChristie and his wife Mary Jo in Baltimore. He rocked the house! http://t.co/YZHhpLpy #gop #tcot

Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D) @RepTerriSewell

Check out this @msnbctv interview with MORE Mag's @pradagirl47 hightlighting @MichelleObama's new #mentoring program. http://t.co/PRAU3czq

Janice Hahn (D) @Rep_JaniceHahn

Having a great time meeting with my constituents at my 1st Congress on Your Event. http://t.co/f6GIhXWs

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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JOIN ME: I will be chatting live with supporters on Yowie today at 4pm ET. Here's the link: http://t.co/tEQ7NKDK

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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TUNE IN: Will be on HBO's @BillMaher show tonight!

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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Getting ready for @Yowie town hall. Who is joining? #letsdothis #gop2012 http://t.co/d3TZdxO8

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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Going into overtime with Bill Maher [LINK] http://t.co/EGnfFJkQ

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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RT @RealTimers: Hurry home because it's only 30 minutes til #RealTime w/ @BillMoyers, @JenGranholm, @BuddyRoemer, @SenatorSanders and @mattklewis!

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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Correction: JOIN ME: I will be chatting live with supporters on Yowie today at 7pm ET 4pm PT. Here's the link: http://t.co/tEQ7NKDK

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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RT @LCGMeetings: @BuddyRoemer to discuss presidential campaign on @HBO 's @billmaher tonight, will host online forum via @Yowie: http://t.co/7DyPQl8O #GOP

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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@onelife_nofear Prevent another Great Depression. And how to do figure Wall Street banks who lied and cheated not responsible in '08?

Jason Chaffetz (R) @jasoninthehouse

http://t.co/uP5Nm6Hx Good article about how we defeated SOPA/PIPA #sopa #pipa

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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You know what else Gingrich promised in 1995 and didn't follow through on? Here's a link >> http://t.co/y4zWhuEK #CNNdebate

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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Getting ready for my online forum via @Yowie at 7PM EST. Ask questions and watch live at: http://t.co/kpZq2wkE

Mike Ross (D) @RepMikeRoss

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Friday Open Forum: The President recently rejected the permits for the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry... http://t.co/BJOS2gDV

Steve Stivers (R) @RepSteveStivers

Check out the video from when I appeared on @NBC4i’s “The Spectrum.” http://t.co/ZTZ1Vivq

Paul Tonko (D) @RepPaulTonko

I will host a town hall mtg in Schoharie tomorrow http://t.co/LEiGnEBy on flood recovery incl farm help and taxes

Rep. Hank Johnson (D) @RepHankJohnson

I applaud Chm. Smith's decision to suspend #SOPA consideration. Any fut. bill should be be fully reviewed through regular order.

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