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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Carolyn B. Maloney (D) @CarolynBMaloney

Victims Call On Obama To Add More Funds To Anti-Gun Violence Initiatives « CBS New York http://t.co/Ze35KKxTUO

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Rep. Steven Horsford (D) @RepHorsford

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Hope you can join me today for some Coffee with your Congressman! http://t.co/Kj7Lh1QCUF

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Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

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RT @hiltzikm: If there are genuine Obamacare horror stories, how come the GOP can't find any real ones? http://t.co/h5ib3RUv7K

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Mike Michaud (D) @Michaud2014

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RT @PingreeHannah: Silly blog on @shennabellows/ my mom/me. Very few young women in ME politics & we like each other! #mepolitics http://t.co/KMxoOQ0dEY

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Katrina for Congress (R) @KatrinaPierson

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Look out! My friends are out in full force.... http://t.co/PLM34sGtAC

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Phil Gingrey (R) @PhilGingreyMD

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Glad to be on state tonight at @BrenauU The #GAsenate debate starts now. #tcot

Chad Mathis, MD (R) @DrChadMathis

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You’re invited! Join #TeamMathis at the grand opening of our campaign HQ next Saturday. RSVP here —> http://t.co/LaVHwFskQn. #AL06 #tcot

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Paul Broun (R) @RepPaulBrounMD

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Can't make it to tonight's GOP debate in Gainesville? Listen to the debate being livestreamed here at 6:00pm tonight! http://t.co/jt2YVomCp2

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Congressmember Bass (D) @RepKarenBass

Excited to join Sen. @HollyJMitchell at @studyatwlac's healthcare fair! Come by at 12pm today to #GetCovered: http://t.co/g5ZzRS3eae

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Nan Rich (D) @senatornanrich

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RT @RedBroward: @CharlieCrist to Convicted Ponzi Schemer: "We Love You." @FlaDems @senatornanrich @lennycurry @FloridaGOP http://t.co/RrjTu9AJQV

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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) @SenatorShaheen

Thoughts are with the family John Durkins from Rye. Hoping for his safe return. @JDurkinMissing http://t.co/TgrnZKMc5l

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

Honored to speak at the @leadingtochange fundraiser & support their work with future leaders.

Jim Langevin (D) @jimlangevin

Families have struggled too much and for too long #RaiseTheWage http://t.co/xsE3OogkrN

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Dwayne Stovall (R) @DwayneStovall

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Folks, how does this http://t.co/0pnH514omQ square with this? http://t.co/2UmAV5avul

McDaniel for Senate (R) @CMForUSSenate

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Recent Farm bill is another example of Big Government waste. RT if you are tired of congress wasting YOUR money! http://t.co/UNwwOE6hPU

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Randy Weber (R) @WeberforTexas

Even my dog Mia understands the importance of our oil and gas industry here in the United States. It's time we... http://t.co/hQbzVEWmz7

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Braley for Iowa (D) @TeamBraley

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Bruce is proud to have Sen. Harkin's support & will continue his fight for the middle class. http://t.co/xlJlZrjJsD http://t.co/fivnDu42XK

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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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