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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Deval Patrick (D) @MassGovernor

Day 3 of a series of reform proposals to make gov't work better. Today, announcing ways to lower business costs. http://t.co/cavHv0Le

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Elizabeth Esty (D) @Elizabeth_Esty

Thank you for visiting my campaign Facebook page. If your intention was to visit my official House of... http://t.co/dpPtKzPI

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Trey Gowdy (R) @TGowdySC

From yesterday’s @GreenvilleNews by Mary Orndorff Troyan | Gowdy sets sights on reforms | http://t.co/GeHIiyLQ

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Albio Sires (D) @RepSires

See the Transportation Committee photo for the 113th Congress on FB http://t.co/nPKcUwWk

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Dan Maffei (D) @DanMaffeiNY

I am honored to be appointed to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. http://t.co/VVNeiDNL #ny24

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Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

@senatornorris Best prophile ever !It must have been because your wife is so nice.Seriously nice ink!unblocked!

Rep. Xavier Becerra (D) @RepBecerra

@ShawnaNBCNews Translation: McConnell doesn't want the President governing on what he campaigned on. #meetthepress

Richard Hudson (R) @RichHudson

RT @eBrianCox: Representation. RT “@RichHudson: Yeah, @eBrianCox the Constitution is so "tired" and "old" Stop using tragedy to promote your agenda."

Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

Con Kathy Erazo y Julio Rivera. Casa abierta!

Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

Con Kathy Erazo y Julio Rivera. Casa abierta! http://t.co/bFOKwefV

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

The worst part of the bill was extending the Bush tax cuts on income, capital gains, & dividends on household income below $450,000 p/yr.

Joe Garcia (D) @JoeGarcia

Bill McBridge was a devoted public servant who dedicated his life to making FL a better place. My heart goes out to Alex & their family.

Barbara Lee (D) @BLeeForCongress

RT @CAWP_RU: .@JoeBiden advocating for gender parity! @HuffPostPol Biden: We need 51 female senators http://t.co/QuOkuUec

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Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R) @CynthiaLummis

Photo: Today I was sworn into the 113th Congress. I’m so appreciative of those back home for trusting me... http://t.co/pzSTokTX

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Rep. Adam Smith (D) @RepAdamSmith

My statement on Jon Kerry's nomination to serve as Secretary of State. http://t.co/BnYWHUJV

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Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

On House Floor voting for a Speaker. Boehner losing 10 votes #Swearinginday

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Must Read: ‘Cliff’ Deal is a Decent Start for Low-Income Americans - @GregKaufmann, @TheNation: http://t.co/JVirMh4w #fiscalcliff #poverty

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Louie Gohmert (R) @replouiegohmert

Talking to Rusty Humphries today at 2:35pm CT about the vote on the #fiscalcliff last night. Tune in to the show: http://t.co/vqhrp8lL

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