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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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

Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

Gov at Q&A following #NYSafe Act signing: http://t.co/PGUJaVoy --> LIVE now | More: http://t.co/RGT4SWwi

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Obama Inauguration (D) @obamainaugural

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RT @jccic2013: Here's the view of @BarackObama on Jan. 21 for #inaug2013 http://t.co/X4bigfLn

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Martin O'Malley (D) @GovernorOMalley

The majority of executions now take place in 5 countries: Iran, North Korea, Yemen, China & the USA. #MDRepeal

Bill Johnson (R) @RepBillJohnson

America's debt surged under @BarackObama -Americans aren't taxed too little; govt #SpendingIsTheProblem @gopconference http://t.co/QznDTsZ8

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US Rep E.B.Johnson (D) @RepEBJ

I'm honored to be sworn in with the great leaders of the @OfficialCBC for 113th Congress. “Conscious of the Congress” http://t.co/SksK9upt

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Rep. Kurt Schrader (D) @RepSchrader

I am 1 of 4 Congressional Problem Solvers in NYC today to talk about need for bipartisan solutions to our nation's problems w/ @NoLabelsOrg

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