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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Mike Bishop (R) @MikeBishopMI

2 mins watching Grammy red carpet confirms just how shallow Hollywood and the music industry really is.

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Sen. James Lankford (R) @SenatorLankford

RT @LtGovToddLamb: I just returned from Trooper Dees funeral. He personified faith and service. Please keep his family in your prayers.

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) @MayorBowser

Live in Ward 7? Need to get certified for #MBSYEP2015? No worries, join @MBSYEP at @does_dc HQ 4058 Minnesota Ave, NE, Tues Feb 10th, 4-7pm!

ReElect Hank (D) @ReElectHank

Thanks to @CREDOMobile for mobilizing over 50,000 for the #NoJusticeNoMoney movement. http://t.co/JSaYMC3x8L

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Senator Hatch Office (R) @SenOrrinHatch

Photo: A telegram of Ronald Reagan's 1976 endorsement of Hatch, Reagan's first and only only primary endorsement. http://t.co/bcqODf5XdK

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Gwen Moore (D) @RepGwenMoore

Hey @Pharrell: What role does music play in your mission to promote #STEM? What motivated you to start @FromOneHand? #AskPharrell #GRAMMYs

Adam Schiff (D) @RepAdamSchiff

@ActDontReact @TessatTys @jackaberlin not what he said. Schiff thanks the President for moving the ball forward where Congress should have.

Governor Mike Pence (R) @GovPenceIN

Looking forward to welcoming the President to the Hoosier State at @INDairport this afternoon.

RepPeteOlson (R) @OlsonPressShop

I'm thrilled @USArmy is giving our military heroes who were killed at Ft Hood a #PurpleHeart! http://t.co/8dBeKH4GEL

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Bruce Westerman (R) @WestermanAR

.@mrg327 Here is the bill Bruce co-sponsored. https://t.co/l9lOChnolD

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Rep. Robert Aderholt (R) @Robert_Aderholt

@Cliff_Sims ...I am pretty sure that laser beams could shoot out of FLOTUS' eyes #SchoolLunch + Obama's scowl? #DHS #DontShutDownOurSecurity

Rep Robert Pittenger (R) @reppittenger

Catch my reaction to the barbaric murder of #JordanianPilot live in 1 hour at 7:40 am on @SXMPOTUS @MorningBriefing

Reid Ribble (R) @RepRibble

RT @cassmcgowan: @RepRibble I live about a mile or two from this clinic, and my wife was saying a few days ago how weird it was to always see the lot vacant

Senator Tom Carper (D) @SenatorCarper

IF we #ShutDownOurSecurity, >40k Customs and Border Protection officers needed to keep our borders secure would go without pay. #FundDHS

Senator Tom Carper (D) @SenatorCarper

IF we #ShutDownOurSecurity, >13k Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents enforcing our immigration laws would go without pay. #FundDHS

Rep. Chris Stewart (R) @RepChrisStewart

US Chamber names Utah as best economic performing state for the 2nd year in a row. #utpol http://t.co/rf7c9IZtu8

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Sen. Robert Menendez (D) @SenatorMenendez

Congress should to listen to 90% of Americans who support #gunsense reforms & reinstate large-capacity magazine restrictions #SayNo2MoreAmmo

Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R) @CongressmanGT

With the passage of #HR527, the House has closed loopholes allowing #smallbiz to grow.

Kevin McCarthy (R) @GOPLeader

RT @HouseSmallBiz: #HR527 does a very simple thing: it makes government think before it acts. http://t.co/PYpBBIKV5c

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Steve Pearce (R) @RepStevePearce

#Thankful to have my wife by my side at #NationalPrayerBreakfast this morning. #Blessed to have #God guiding us #nm http://t.co/WGOtarmHaJ

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Tom Cotton (R) @SenTomCotton

ICYMI: My comments during today's @SASCMajority testimony on #Guantanimo facilities. https://t.co/i3XP33oJ90

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Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) @MayorBowser

Stop by and visit our @DOES_DC team at @anacostiahigh today, Feb 4th, from 4-7pm to finish the #MBSYEP2015 application process.

Rep Robert Pittenger (R) @reppittenger

Had a great time at the at the #NationalPrayerBreakfast this AM, strong speech by #NASCAR legend @darrellwaltrip

Reid Ribble (R) @RepRibble

RT @woshnews: Congressman @RepRibble calls for another investigation into the Veterans Administration: http://t.co/EQ0mZ9jCId

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Mimi Walters (R) @RepMimiWalters

Growth comes from Main Street -- not Washington. #CutTheRedTape http://t.co/4k7AcnAW8D

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Senator Joe Manchin (D) @Sen_JoeManchin

I also brought up @DoD spending and our #AuditThePentagon bill today at Ashton Carter’s SASC nomination hearing: http://t.co/6SXYvTdfRR

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Senator Roy Blunt (R) @RoyBlunt

RT @danholler: Blunt: last year my colleagues thought it was a bad idea to vote on amendments. now they think it is bad to debate bills.

Larry Bucshon, MD (R) @RepLarryBucshon

RT @RepKevinYoder: Last time we updated our #EmailPrivacy laws, @google was 12 yrs away from opening its doors in Melo Park, CA. #ECPA. http://t.co/h8SMloncTp

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Sanford Bishop, Jr. (D) @SanfordBishop

Great meeting w/ @CScaparrotti. Was Updated on #Korea regional security and @USArmy construction projects http://t.co/Am5YKSd3M4

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Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R) @CongressmanGT

#EmailPrivacy laws were last updated in 1986—same year @PennStateFball won the nat'l championship. Let's pass #ECPA http://t.co/zZQHpEW7Vf

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Sheila Jackson Lee (D) @JacksonLeeTX18

My #boss is the #best. Hands down no shame in my game. If you would only see what I see behind the scenes...... http://t.co/60vxFbGZAb

Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R) @CongressmanGT

Meeting & speaking with members of the @ForestLandowner Association to discuss issues facing our national #forests http://t.co/FasGxR8VXD

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Steve Bullock (D) @GovernorBullock

RT @GovernorBullock: Every MT worker deserves #EqualPay for equal work! Let’s make this happen! http://t.co/DpW6aprscv #MTLeg

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Mike Pence (R) @mike_pence

In 2013 I signed the the largest state tax cut in Indian history, and continued in 2014.

U.S. Rep. Billy Long (R) @USRepLong

Met with reps. from National Narcotic Officers’ Assoc Coalition regarding issues impacting Missouri. http://t.co/NmkfApSm0w

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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D) @SenatorHeitkamp

Discussed need 2 make sure the concerns of community banks are addressed w/ @federalreserve Governor Lael Brainard http://t.co/XfROPgfBhl

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Senator Dick Durbin (D) @SenatorDurbin

Met Aledo, IL resident Casey Celske. He was part of #WWII First Special Service Force awarded Cong. Gold Medal today http://t.co/eG07V3B8eD

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Rep. Erik Paulsen (R) @RepErikPaulsen

At Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for WWII Veteranss of U.S.-Canada 1st Special Service Force. http://t.co/i4u1hUlrbk

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Nancy Pelosi (D) @NancyPelosi

In case you missed it live, video from my remarks at the @BrookingsInst is available here: http://t.co/1NtlRsXD0S http://t.co/6nEyElshWr

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Steve Daines (R) @SteveDaines

Today the Senate stood with our veterans to pass the #ClayHuntSAVAct to ensure that their mental health are met. http://t.co/6W2GTjRY9G

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

RT @SenateBudget: Sanders Statement: “The president’s budget begins to move us in the right direction.” http://t.co/mlcIcp9jXb

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David Young (IA-3) (R) @RepDavidYoung

President Obama's #budget raises taxes, increases spending and does not balance. Read my full statement here: http://t.co/NF9eMkMLa4 #IA03

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Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Each #BlackHistoryMonth, we celebrate contributions (scientific, cultural, etc) African-Americans have made to USA http://t.co/jvXfNuiAbr

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