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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Dina Titus (D) @repdinatitus

RT @votehinton: Great to see Congresswoman Titus @repdinatitus supporting literacy at the @NevadaSucceeds literacy summit. #nved http://t.co/EPRs0juOiQ

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Steve Daines (R) @SteveDaines

I has the opportunity to join Missoula Meals on Wheels this morning and deliver meals to Missoula… http://t.co/593IItcR0y

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Senator Bob Corker (R) @SenBobCorker

Senator Corker is in Murfreesboro meeting with business and community leaders at an event hosted by the @rucochamber. http://t.co/7pGinKZErD

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Tom Cotton (R) @SenTomCotton

ICYMI: My statement on the Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuse expansion: http://t.co/ytpZJsZroU

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Tom Cotton (R) @SenTomCotton

ICYMI: My statement on the Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuse expansion: http://t.co/ytpZJsZroU

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Quinn Campaign (D) @QuinnForIL

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Don't forget to vote! You can find your polling place here:… http://t.co/itqbapkf7Y

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Paul Broun (R) @PaulBrounforGA

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@theballtruck so you're not heading this way?

Reta Jo Lewis (D) @RetaJoLewis

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Many Early Voters met Reta Jo Lewis at One Judicary Square this morning. #DCision14

Reta Jo Lewis (D) @RetaJoLewis

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Many Early Voters met Reta Jo Lewis at one Judiciary Square this morning. #DCision14 http://t.co/YL9JSJlmyQ

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Heather Grant (R) @HeatherGrantNC

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@PamFayetteville @LindaSuhler @HeatherGrantNC Heather is extremely educated but speaks in plain language, not grandiloquent bombast. #WAAR

Roy Cho (D) @RoyCho5

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@Murph111Bay @RepGarrett thank you so much for your friendship and support!!

Rep. Brad Schneider (D) @RepSchneider

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RT @thunder_maker: .@RepSchneider Thank you for standing strong for women. I'll be standing with you tomorrow.

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Jackie Walorski (R) @StandWithJackie

Happy Saint Patrick's Day from the home of the Fighting Irish, the University of Notre Dame!

Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

rewind/@PJK4brainhealth: Glad I could enjoy a great #brainresearch conference this in Ireland with @chakafattah : http://t.co/ctQc5oxjaw"

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Senator Ben Cardin (D) @SenatorCardin

We could renew #unemployment insurance today if 1 Republican would change their vote and end the filibuster. #RenewUI http://t.co/N3Ks4k2vCc

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McDaniel for Senate (R) @CMForUSSenate

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@senatormcdaniel Civil War: 3 Primaries to https://t.co/2fF8MAt7x6 via @BreitbartNews

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Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

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Let's build on the progress we've made on healthcare reform. Having spent my career in the industry, I bring to... http://t.co/ciMikIYpNV

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Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

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@KDemocrats @UniteBluePA

David Rouzer (R) @DavidRouzer

Go Pack! RT @wral: RT @AaronSchoony #NCCU is going to the Big Dance. Tune into their viewing party live! http://t.co/nxYqTpPbmY

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On June 3, 2015, the Sunlight Foundation received word from Twitter that it was pulling the plug on Politwoops, reversing an agreement made in 2012 that allowed us to run the project using its API. The last deletions we have archived are from May 15, 2015. Please read our 'Eulogy for Politwoops' for more detail.

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