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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Mike Fitzpatrick (R) @RepFitzpatrick

42 cents of every federal dollar spent is borrowed. #NoBudgetNoPay

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

RT @cbyrdd: Me: "I wore sweatpants 3 out of 4 days last week" Lorie (my mom): "wow I wonder why you don't have a boyfriend" thanks Lor :-)

Brian Sandoval (R) @BrianSandoval

.@BrianSandoval at the White Pine & Eureka County Lincoln Day Breakfast. #HomeMeansNevada http://t.co/16i2BEGl

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Obama Inauguration (D) @obamainaugural

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.@Sebelius2016 pitches in at @dcck for the National Day of Service. #iserve http://t.co/dfw9Ui3C

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Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

RT @virginiafoxx: The American people can't dodge Tax Day, Senate Democrats shouldn't be dodging Budget Day. #NoBudgetNoPay

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

We cannot continue to confiscate more and more of our citizen's hard earned dollars to balance our deficit. http://t.co/mZTOtX2F

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

The last Congress already raised taxes, it's time for this Congress to tackle Washington's spending binge! http://t.co/Dp1RzgsL

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Ron DeSantis (R) @RepDeSantis

RT @GOPLeader: If the Senate or the House fail to pass a budget, Members of Congress should not be paid. #NoBudgetNoPay

Ron DeSantis (R) @RepDeSantis

RT @RepHuizenga: If the Senate or House fails to pass a budget, Members of Congress will not be paid. #NoBudgetNoPay it's that simple.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

It is NOT a balanced deal if we cut #Veterans' benefits instead of asking millionaires to pay more. http://t.co/xwmERh6d

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Rep. Xavier Becerra (D) @RepBecerra

I’m proud to cosponsor @RepJerryNadler's Respect for Marriage Act. #LGBT #equality

Barbara Lee (D) @BLeeForCongress

RT @LbrtyNews: @BLeeForCongress Please share this White House petition to bring troops home from #Afghanistan https://t.co/YdfzHo1p

Darrell Issa (R) @DarrellIssa

Your @GOPOversight watchdogs are working to fix federal #IT & save you $: http://t.co/dAW2Glis

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Ted Cruz (R) @tedcruz

RT @JohnCornyn: PHOTO: At Houston roundtable with Ted Cruz exploring ways we can preserve Social Security: http://t.co/VDzWNGrb

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Richard Hudson (R) @RichHudson

@SexyTractorman taking the oath of office. Look forward to working. With you, Commissioner. #NCAG http://t.co/4ST1Y0Mf

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Bennie Thompson (D) @BennieGThompson

Over 40% of gun purchases occur without a Brady background check at a federally licensed dealer. #StopTheFuneral

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) @SenatorShaheen

RT @MBrindley_NHPR: At a nonprofit dental clinic in Concord Tuesday, @SenatorShaheen called on Congress to lift its ban on earmarks. http://t.co/ulPyvjFs

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