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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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

Journalist Steven Sotloff is in #ISIS custody. Went missing in Libya. Parents live in my Pinecrest town. Have met w/them. Felt helpless.

Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

$$$ to improve children’s schools in Florida was spent to settle a lawsuit with a former contractor. #WasteWednesday http://t.co/6Luhq8uwl7

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

Send me questions to ask NTIS director at today's hearing. NTIS collects free govt reports & then charges for them. http://t.co/bg3eH6Ivo6

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Al McAffrey (D) @AlMcAffrey

Q: When does 77 cents equal a $1? A: When you compare a woman's pay to a man's pay for doing same work. http://t.co/uOAKdKUjlG #PayEquity

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Rep. Scott Peters (D) @RepScottPeters

RT @TIME: Here's what the ALS Association is doing with the money from the Ice Bucket Challenge http://t.co/yp6pR9Q8HX

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Rep. Todd Rokita (R) @ToddRokita

Packed #TownHall in thebestwestern Monticello. Fighting for Lake… http://t.co/BgA5AUqBxP

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Richard Blumenthal (D) @SenBlumenthal

RT @SteveSinger10: Senate Democrats demand liquid nicotine rules @SenBlumenthal @RepEsty (from @AP) http://t.co/7zLceX5k18

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @RepSinema

RT @coreywoodstempe: @RepSinema You called me out I accepted the @ALSAZ #IceBucketChallenge @FredDuVal Will you accept the challenge??? https://t.co/c2b0CVlphm

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Nan Rich (D) @senatornanrich

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@JoiningForces me today at 5:30 pm in West Palm Beach http://t.co/vdie2XucM5 #StandWithNan

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Mark Meadows (R) @RepMarkMeadows

I took the #ALS #IceBucketChallenge to combat Lou Gehrig's disease. I call on @Jim_Jordan & @seanhannity to join me! http://t.co/OAAlHEm5gt

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MichelleLujanGrisham (D) @Michelle4NM

To help us reach our goal of reaching 2,000 voters, click on the following link to volunteer.... http://t.co/EhbJdwUpGJ

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Rob Zerban (D) @robzerban

@PRyan found time to campaign in Florida on vacation from the least productive Congress ever. His new book? http://t.co/0OwXzHOSBr

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Matt Silverstein (D) @MattForOK

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https://t.co/nCoBJYUY9N

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Gwen Moore (D) @RepGwenMoore

This morning at @ATIPT working it out! http://t.co/Eh1L6p9R5x

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Senator Ted Cruz (R) @SenTedCruz

Hope you'll join us today at 5 pm CT! http://t.co/HPhO6pPFKO

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Pat Roberts (R) @PatRoberts2014

I am working to make certain that the Army understands how important Ft. Riley & Ft. Leavenworth are to all Kansans. http://t.co/D3cIiuAMX4

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Patrick Henry Hays (D) @PatHenryHays

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We've got a new ad up on TV! http://t.co/DfcHEA9JMh We streamlined city services in NLR and they should streamline gov. in DC. #arpx #ar02

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Deval Patrick (D) @DevalPatrick

RT @MassDOT: Boston- Morton Street Bridge opened early today, 1 day early! #HeavyLift success: 9 days, new bridge. #innovation http://t.co/tRUswKu2Fm

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

Are tax giveaways to the big banks going to help struggling Americans? Dr. Coburn talks #NMTCs in Tulsa http://t.co/sumz2KvOed

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Michael McCaul (R) @McCaulPressShop

Congratulations to @livestrong for pledging $50 million to the UT Dell Medical School to help patients battle cancer. http://t.co/IY9fZKpeYW

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Rep. Kristi Noem (R) @RepKristiNoem

RT @argusleader: Live now: U.S. House candidates @CorinnaforSD and @RepKristiNoem debate from Mitchell. http://t.co/Y8vnGHxNrB

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Rep. Kristi Noem (R) @RepKristiNoem

RT @argusleader: We are live now previewing the U.S. House debate. @CorinnaforSD and @RepKristiNoem debate at 10. http://t.co/Y8vnGHxNrB

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RepBThompson (D) @BennieGThompson

I really enjoyed Annual Back-to School Event with Key Elementary! With the help of Walgreens, we were… http://t.co/fBQvPQh4zi

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Steve Israel (D) @RepSteveIsrael

Please read my op-ed in the Long Island Jewish World about my recent trip to Israel. Check it out below http://t.co/leoDqSfVYj

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Douglas Collins (R) @Douglas_Collins

U.S. Senate candidate @Perduesenate will be joining us at Collins BBQ Friday. Hope you will RSVP today! http://t.co/mjFhBemA1V

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Paul Davis (D) @PaulDavisKS

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I offered $90M in property tax relief in '12. #Brownback rejected it. Property taxes now up $300M+ since '11. http://t.co/63kLVp1Wjh #ksleg

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Matt Salmon (R) @salmoncongress

These words serve as an inspiration to me whether I am beginning or ending my day. Good reminder of what is at stake. http://t.co/DkRhOfdFax

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Rob Zerban (D) @robzerban

A big thanks to everyone who took part in our #NameRyansBook challenge. Here's on of our favorites... http://t.co/GC5nkdiPk4

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Neal Marchbanks (D) @NealMarchbanks

Join me Saturdah in Graham for a great event! http://t.co/i70tcVL1RI

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Rep. Roger Williams (R) @RepRWilliams

A reat discussion today with leaders at the Choices Life Resource Center in Stephenville. Thx for having me! #TX25 http://t.co/RyNYTAvGeh

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Brian Sandoval (R) @BrianSandoval

ICYMI “Sandoval issues Ice Bucket Challenge to Reid, Heller, Sisolak” http://t.co/ahSRnxzp6B via @reviewjournal

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John Garamendi (D) @RepGaramendi

RT @SenFeinstein: This @WashingtonPost article details the strain the Calif drought has placed on farmers, why urgent action is needed. http://t.co/oOqi28ZePf

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Banach for Congress (R) @Banach4Congress

Internet goes out mid workout? Thanks comcast

Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

RT @nylovestech: New York's own Chief Digital Officer @rachelhaot is featured in @Refinery29's Superwoman series. Read the full piece: http://t.co/ZyX9d6SinL

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

RT @StoweToday: @SenSanders will hold a town meeting on the economy tonight at the Peoples Academy cafeteria, 202 Copley Ave., Morrisville.

Rick Snyder (R) @RickForMI

Have you downloaded are mobile app yet? Be sure to at http://t.co/mW7ujOoFpC

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Bobby Scott (D) @BobbyScott4VA3

RT @rolandsmartin: While most are focused on #Ferguson #MikeBrown, don't forget #JohnCrawford in Ohio. Follow the hashtags #RELEASETHETAPE for more information

Senator Jeff Merkley (D) @SenJeffMerkley

8 weeks of groceries, 21 tanks of gas, or 12 months of electricity -- what $10.10/hr means for min.-wage OR workers. http://t.co/kMy7n6xVtA

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Treadwell for Senate (R) @Mead_Treadwell

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@Nat_Herz Yes,and same SuperPAC spent 110K against Treadwell - showing they're not focused on just one candidate as the other camp portrays.

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