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.

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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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Happening now: Sen. Sanders joins @AllInwithChris on @MSNBC to discuss today's #McCutcheon Supreme Court ruling.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Coming up at 8 p.m. ET: Sen. Sanders joins @AllInwithChris on @MSNBC to discuss today's #McCutcheon Supreme Court ruling.

Senator Mike Crapo (R) @MikeCrapo

Taxpayers cannot continue to be on the hook for future losses in our multi-trillion dollar mortgage market.#GSEreform http://t.co/jTxxL0b9Op

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JudgeCarter (R) @JudgeCarter

Hutto's new facility is a great addition to the community & will provide an amazing opportunity to disabled students! http://t.co/7cpAWCDe8I

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Dan Bongino (R) @dbongino

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Sen @RichMadaleno proudly encourages jobs to flee the state under the banner of "fairness" & uses our money to do it. http://t.co/n1hCHw5BXH

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Dan Bongino (R) @dbongino

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Why I left the Secret Service in video. http://t.co/iRANi4iEmA

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US Rep Rodney Davis (R) @RodneyDavis

Congrats to @McFaddenracing from Champaign & @Illinois_Alma who competed and won in the 2014 #paralympicswintergames

Bradley Byrne (R) @BradleyByrne

Southwest Alabama should not be forced to pay for Planned Parenthood. #AL01 http://t.co/DmB7rbAeyd

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Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

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The #GOPbudget is driven by the politics of blame. http://t.co/CuYDkYMXAx

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Governor Christie (R) @GovChristie

So having our law enforcement officers and our first responders carry and administer Narcon may mean the difference between life and death.

Governor Christie (R) @GovChristie

Every minute counts in an emergency overdose situation.

Governor Christie (R) @GovChristie

By providing Narcon to our first responders this can be the first step in saving lives in emergency situations.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Sen. Sanders is heading to the Senate floor to speak on @RepPaulRyan's budget. Watch LIVE: http://t.co/9cbZxKbLdz

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Happening now: Speech on the Senate floor about @RepPaulRyan's budget proposal. Watch live: http://t.co/9cbZxKbLdz

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Dean Heller (R) @SenDeanHeller

The @CityOfLasVegas is one step closer to hosting the 2016 @RNC Convention. Congratulations @LV2016 http://t.co/zYlEDH7V6R

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Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D) @RepBetoORourke

TAKING DOWN THE CARTELS: EXAMINING UNITED STATES -- MEXICO COOPERATION http://t.co/oWSzWzUTJ1

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Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

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Thoughts on the GOP budget proposal... http://t.co/CwJJyhQKHT

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Mark Jacobs (R) @MarkJacobsIowa

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If @BruceBraley wants to apologize he should give back the money he raked in from trail lawyers. Agree? http://t.co/uZGW15rs2F #IASen

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Rep. Diana DeGette (D) @RepDianaDeGette

TUNE IN: I will join @mitchellreports on @MSNBC at 12:00 PM ET today to discuss the GM ignition switch tragedy. #GMrecall

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