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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Bill Johnson (R) @RepBillJohnson

My guy, Nathan, got his braces checked yesterday by Dr. Eckels in Marietta #Ohio. Go #SmallBiz! | #SmallBusinessWeek

Sen. McConnell Press (R) @McConnellPress

RT @WKYT: US Attorney recused from McConnell taping case http://t.co/M38NHUmY16

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Rep. Jeff Duncan (R) @RepJeffDuncan

RT @DepressedDarth: Kim and Kanye named their baby North West. In related news, the Death Star now has a good enough reason to destroy Earth.

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Voters shd judge @KenCuccinelli by past actions, not new words: war on women's health; climate chg denier: many ethical lapses, etc. #VAGov

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Interesting look at demographics - “@ggwash: iPhones vs. Androids map looks similar to other maps of DC's divide: http://t.co/TD3nZU520F

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Joe Garcia (D) @JoeGarcia

Lo que pase...

Joe Garcia (D) @JoeGarcia

Si pero será doloroso...

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Mike Lee (R) @SenMikeLee

RT @senleepresssec: [VIDEO]: @SenMikeLee and @megynkelly discuss the pending Corker/Heller border security amendment http://t.co/GsmwfXcvJw

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Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R) @RepHartzler

The Farm Bill just went down in defeat to the here's if the democrats.

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Vincent C. Gray (D) @mayorvincegray

About to get underway here at Savoy. Great crowd.

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Governor Chafee (D) @LincolnChafee

RT @Misquam: Misquamicut Business Association Director Caswell Cooke Very grateful to Governor Chafee who came to our annual... http://t.co/dOUexINj6U

Rep. Walter Jones (R) @RepWalterJones

Honored to join @SenatorBurr in presenting the Gold Medal Award to the Third District's art competition winner. http://t.co/gepO14edML

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Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Glad tht Fannie Fitzgerald of PWC & daughter met civil rights icon @repjohnlewis at #FrederickDouglass dedication. http://t.co/jw4asT95bL

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Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

Gov’s agreement on #UpstateNY #Gaming Economic Development Act to boost economy & tourism w/ 4 destination resorts: http://t.co/7Wehqe5omu

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Tom Harkin (D) @SenatorHarkin

Great night at the @NatArboretum's Cookout Under the Stars honoring #IA & it's contributions to plant research. http://t.co/zjV4C2shO7

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