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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Ed Markey (D) @MarkeyMemo

RT @NECN: FBI/police press conference right now: http://t.co/5WW0sqym1y

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Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

RT @gopconference: RT @SpeakerBoehner: Our thoughts and prayers are with those in West, TX impacted by yesterday’s tragedy. #prayforwest

Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

In what has sadly and recently become an all too familiar sight the Capitol’s flags are once again at half-mast... http://t.co/YMUPra0ZP0

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Cong. Steven Palazzo (R) @CongPalazzo

@MississippiDem YES BUT I DID IT RESPECTFULLY! I'M SORRY I WAS RAISED TO TAKE OUT THE TRASH. HELLO!

Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

Thank you to everyone who shared their thoughts on CISPA. I always appreciate getting your views on issues and... http://t.co/oRd34jB68M

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Bill Flores (R) @Flores4Congress

RT @JackAcostaKHOU: JUST IN - new video from news chopper, flying close over what's left of the plant that exploded in West, TX. @khou http://t.co/vfzTjgvSD3

Todd Young (R) @ToddYoungIN

RT @mobrien1: I know this isn't supposed to be funny, but... RT @nwi: Friday's flood fighting drill canceled due to real flooding http://t.co/CvjfUz9dQd

Rep. Steve Stockman (R) @SteveWorks4You

RT @RepRWilliams: Thanks to the outpouring of support, the Carter BloodCare facility may be full today, but please consider giving... http://t.co/1lyEVrFWRx

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

I am disappointed that the majority of senators disagreed with the majority of Americans. #Guns #Senate

Governor Dan Malloy (D) @GovMalloyOffice

I support common-sense steps to reduce gun violence. #NowIsTheTime to act. Share this if you agree: http://t.co/jCTn3IaJEX

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Hal Rogers (R) @RepHalRogers

RT @AP: BREAKING: Law enforcement official: Arrest imminent in Boston Marathon bombing, suspect to be brought to court.

Rep. Steve Stockman (R) @SteveWorks4You

FBI warns of ‘unintended consequences’ from false media reports on Boston attacks http://t.co/lqXexgTSZR

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Steve Pearce (R) @RepStevePearce

Breaking: an arrest has been made related to the Boston bombings: http://t.co/iGJQ3IYyW0

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Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Hot!hot!Memphis soul!Justin Mavis Eddie Floyd Cyndi too !PBS now

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

"@joesills: @RepCohen this Memphis Soul concert at the White House is LEGIT!"Alabama Shakes hot too!!! #MEMPHIS is in the House

Mike Ross (D) @MikeRossUpdates

Mike Ross officially announcing his run for governor in his hometown of Prescott, surrounded by friends, family... http://t.co/38folcNomd

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Mike Ross (D) @MikeRossUpdates

Please, come out and show your support for Mike Ross at an announcement event near you! Texarkana: 9:45 a.m. –... http://t.co/uGboW0t9MI

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