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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Sen. McConnell Press (R) @McConnellPress

RT @ConcernedVets: Senator Mitch McConnell: @DeptVetAffairs claims backlog is a ‘national disgrace’. RT if you agree! http://t.co/te088Fii9I

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Tulsi Gabbard (D) @TulsiGabbard

RT @Oahudemocrats: Congrats to @tulsigabbard on getting @BarackObama signature on your first bill HR1344; Helping Heroes Fly Act!

Johnny Isakson (R) @SenatorIsakson

Thank you for joining me! “@ceasarcmitchell: Thank you @senatorisakson for the invitation to join you at the #SOTU http://t.co/ID0wSIE3

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Corrine Brown (D) @RepCorrineBrown

RT @donnabrazile: As we prepare to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the historic 1963 March on Washington, let's use this time to teach, heal and empower!

Rep. Steve Stockman (R) @SteveWorks4You

I run this account. If you were offended, I'm sorry. I was mocking a murderer I have no respect for. - Donny Ferguson.

Governor Pat Quinn (D) @GovernorQuinn

I'm a big country music fan and meeting @TobyKeithMusic last night at the @ILStateFair was a great honor! http://t.co/XWQWod480B

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John Kline (R) @repjohnkline

Great evening tonight w/ young professionals. Thanks to everyone for supporting @Kline4Congress! #mngop http://t.co/UvaDfm6Ty3

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Mike Rogers (R) @RepMikeRogersAL

Today's #CongressionalPhotoaDay is Tully enjoying the Dog Days of Summer in her University of Alabama shirt! http://t.co/36XcEofiWy

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Michael Burgess, MD (R) @michaelcburgess

Proud to present the TMAC Performance Excellence Award to the new Recarco plant here in the district this morning.

Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

Today is the 1st anniversary of the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program, and a reminder that we must... http://t.co/jM3FsOffiC

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Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

"We can repair the walls ...If we have a Mind to work" CF http://t.co/uivHosFBXT

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Monica Vernon (D) @MonicaVernon

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RT @SocialSecurity: #78years ago today, FDR signed the #SocialSecurity Act, creating the US’ largest social insurance program. Learn more http://t.co/6vxSHW3rRP

Johnny Isakson (R) @SenatorIsakson

Johnny will be on @CNBC's @SquawkStreet at 11:20 a.m. to discuss the debt, spending and #SOTU. Be sure to watch!

Patrick Meehan (R) @RepMeehan

Discussing nutritional labeling at the Shop-Rite in East Norriton, part of my tour of 7th District businesses http://t.co/mW5R8vdwcS

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RepMarkAmodei (R) @MarkAmodeiNV2

Attending retail roundtable in Reno today to talk with local business owners and retailers about their priorities #thisisretail

Rep. Tim Griffin (R) @RepTimGriffin

So if it isn't reformed, #SocialSecurity will go broke. My mother counts on it, and I'm committed to saving it. #ar2

Eleanor H. Norton (D) @EleanorNorton

Mark this date for jobs! - My Job Fair nxt Weds Aug 21. Job hunting workshops 10-11am JOB FAIR 11am-3pm http://t.co/VRWKOfxFUI

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