Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

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Jackie Walorski (R) @RepWalorski

RT @ElkhartTruth: "This is your seat — it belongs to you," @RepWalorski said to a crowd after winning the U.S. House seat. #ElkVotes http://t.co/QJAncWi630

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Guinta4Congress (R) @frankguinta

Thank you to everyone who has supported our campaign over the past few months. I look forward to listening to and serving the people of NH!

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Congressman Tim Ryan (D) @RepTimRyan

Thank you for your support. I look forward to continuing to represent Northeast Ohio in Washington. http://t.co/nT8L0qeRVS

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Deval Patrick (D) @MassGovernor

Congratulations to the Gov-elect & LG-elect. We stand ready to help with a smooth transition & wish you the best. http://t.co/bdSytiO1KL

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Steve Chabot (R) @SteveChabot

Our victory tonight was made possible only by you. Thank you, and I look forward to continuing to… http://t.co/KkqG3p9b34

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Joni Ernst (R) @joniernst

Watch Joni's victory speech in #IASEN race on @FOXNews! http://t.co/qBMXraO7LK

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David Rouzer (R) @DavidRouzer

So proud to be part of #TeamRouzer! This gentleman will be a fantastic Congressman. http://t.co/Upcm67LiHL

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Mary Burke (D) @Burke4WI

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Polls are closed in WI -- however, if you're in line to vote, you can still cast a ballot! #StayInLineWI

Rick Weiland (D) @People4Weiland

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We have the people are our side tonight! Let's go South Dakota! #sdsen

Braley for Iowa (D) @TeamBraley

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Please read and share this important Election Day message from President @billclinton: http://t.co/02sHJ6jc1y #IAsen #IAVotes

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Senator Rand Paul (R) @SenRandPaul

RT @WHAS11Renee: Crowd goes wild for @SenRandPaul. Cheers for him to run for president

Bruce Westerman (R) @WestermanAR

My view from the war room/candidate suite in Hot Springs. #ar4 #argop #arpx http://t.co/F0kyOvFSov

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Dick Durbin (D) @DickDurbin

There's only 5 hours left to #vote before the polls close! Head over to http://t.co/DlNJSRswFM to find your polling place! #TeamDurbin

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

Greeted voters outside polling locations in Sunnyslope, Tempe, and Mesa. Don't forget to vote! http://t.co/S7TCXtwfS1

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Gwen Graham (D) @GwenForCongress

Polls close in the next hour. #NorthFL needs your vote. Find your polling location here: http://t.co/DWZ5xbvn1K http://t.co/oxyxmxNvK2

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Larry Bucshon, MD (R) @RepLarryBucshon

Ready for election night victory party! http://t.co/fHqTho2ipv

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Cormick Lynch (R) @CormickLynch

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Election Day!

Ben Ray Lujan (D) @repbenraylujan

42% of min. wage workers are people of color. Raising the min. wage would increase the wages of Latinos by $8.5 billion! #RaiseTheWage

Bill Cassidy (R) @BillCassidy

Voted yet? Only a few hours left to cast your ballot! Visit http://t.co/VPc25AGXYl for your poll location #LASEN http://t.co/5BAI2LDkL1

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Ed Royce (R) @RepEdRoyce

RT @CassidyAlyse: Just casually had a conversation with @RepEdRoyce on my front porch about voting, lobbying for @Invisible and of course @IMKristenBell

Jeanne Shaheen (D) @JeanneShaheen

On to Manchester! Great energy on the trail all day today. It's not to late to vote. Go to http://t.co/odCqMHQBHp http://t.co/veNoR6rYN8

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Collins for Senator (R) @collins4senator

A quick stop with supporters at Gritty's in Auburn! #mepolitics http://t.co/IWXyIENWEq

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Gordon Ball (D) @GordonBall4TN

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RT @dccc: RETWEET IF YOU VOTED TODAY! #1more http://t.co/CNgzzfXDSg

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Alison L. Grimes (D) @AlisonForKY

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Awesome, Cody! "@CodyL_Rose Just voted for the 1st time today and @AlisonForKY got my vote! #AlisonForKentucky"

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Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

VOTERS BEWARE: Center Township & Aliquippa precinct 8 voters report machines are registering 'R' after pushing straight 'D.' #PA12

Thomas Ravenel (I) @Thomasravenel

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Polls are open until 7pm! #TeamRavenel will be watching the returns privately; Thank you for your support! https://t.co/T5uj6wvn3z

Margie Wakefield (D) @MargieforKS

It wouldn't be #ElectionDay without a special guest at campaign HQ, would it? Thank you for visiting us, @keikamara! http://t.co/LGPKyOley8

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Mike Bishop (R) @MikeBishopMI

Remember, if you don't vote, you get what you deserve ... http://t.co/J6Oj5mN10y

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Mike Bishop (R) @MikeBishopMI

Ever notice how some people actually think they have to be a twit when using Twitter.

Mike Bishop (R) @MikeBishopMI

If you're like me and you just don't want to throw away those Halloween pumpkins ... http://t.co/F6StwbigaC

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Alison L. Grimes (D) @AlisonForKY

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Hey Kentucky – you have 5 hours left to vote! Make sure you know where your polling place is: https://t.co/p0kWGfF3xK http://t.co/lIopXS9LNN

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Michael Bennet (D) @BennetForCO

It’s Election Day! If your ballot is still sitting on the kitchen counter, make sure it gets in the mail today!

Jim McDermott (D) @RepJimMcDermott

RT @strangerslog: Vote for @RepJimMcDermott! What other politician makes a Vine in a Bruce Lee jumpsuit? http://t.co/qywu8CZYLQ http://t.co/3NUPwyHyTz

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Patrick Murphy (D) @PatrickMurphyFL

Great to see so many in #FL18 out at the polls this morning! #GOTV http://t.co/W48o2Lnbi7

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Charlie Crist (D) @CharlieCrist

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Quick update with just over 5 hours to go: https://t.co/hin6FQLsM1

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Al Franken (D) @alfranken

If you have any problems casting a #MN ballot, call the voter protection headline: http://t.co/Ual5R2zLff #mnvotes http://t.co/Nk9TJPnkkQ

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Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

@elizabethforma: Happy Election Day! This is what our democracy is all about. I voted did you? http://t.co/Jiu9KZvSkn” Please VOTE!!

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Charlie Crist (D) @CharlieCrist

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It's important to know what kind of ID you need to bring to the polls. Check this out: http://t.co/VnZ1DMLR9m http://t.co/FH5lQUNZjF

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Mark Greenberg (R) @MarkGreenbergCT

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RT @CharlieForGov: Voted at the Congo Church - where we've voted for the past 20 years. Big crowd of friends with & behind us. #bigblue http://t.co/SBvjQdSWQf

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Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

RT @MetroTransitMN: Ride free to the polls tomorrow! Metro Transit & suburban transit agencies to provide free rides on #ElectionDay http://t.co/KQgIWWSLev

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Wendy Davis (D) @WendyDavisTexas

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RT @TrainedbyShibas: Texas may not be ready for @WendyDavisTexas & @leticiavdp but I am! #Vote #MyTexasVotes # http://t.co/g1bnlhZHW8

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