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.

To meet the Twitter API Terms of Service, all deleted tweets shown here since June 22, 2012 have been reviewed and approved by the Sunlight Foundation.

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Marsha Blackburn (R) @MarshaBlackburn

Thanks to @RepChuck for cosponsoring HR 2809. #DelayDefund

Mike Michaud (D) @RepMikeMichaud

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Great catching up with my friend Pete Miesburger of Caribou, Maine on important issues facing @VFWHQ & Maine veterans. #VFWhill #MEPolitics

Governor Tom Corbett (R) @GovernorCorbett

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More than 100 #jobs coming to Center City: http://t.co/qAry2KZiCh

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Booker for Senate (D) @Booker4Senate

RT @mattklapper: "As Mayor I didn't sit behind a desk waiting for problems... I took them on." New @CoryBooker television ad: http://t.co/zwtwh3ppMm

Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

RT @GQenergy: We've come full circle! @NYGovCuomo: "The yogurt industry is a true success story in NY" #yogurtsummit: http://t.co/A2r6SpWdPE. #rechargeny

Kyrsten Sinema (D) @RepSinema

RT @Fair_Shot: .@RepSinema relied on food stamps, school grants growing up: "We have to focus on keeping those lanes of opportunity open." #fairshot

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Luis V. Gutierrez (D) @RepGutierrez

Fue un placer hablar con los empresarios hispanos de @USHCC este fin de semana http://t.co/NGQSgSYUen #USHCC13 #latism #reformamigratoria

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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D) @repcleaver

Join me, basketball legend @SHAQ O'Neal, @centurycouncil to discuss college binge drinking. Wed 12-2pm, DC Conv Center, Rm 143-B #CBCFALC13

Bob McDonnell (D) @GovernorVA

I'll be joining @COMMUNITYCLO in a few minutes on 99.3 FM in Richmond to talk K-12 education reform - tune in!

Carl DeMaio (R) @carldemaio

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RT @Sprieker: Scott Peters is a NO! If you want to look at an alternative to Carl DeMaio this gentleman could be worthwhile. http://t.co/wgRvfitHCq

Tim Griffin (R) @TG4Arkansas

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RT @David_J_Sanders: ObamaCare: Start over says Warren Buffett http://t.co/tFIsyTfDRk

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G. K. Butterfield (D) @GKButterfield

Had a great meeting today with students and administrators from ECU about making the transition from military... http://t.co/SwGVoJeCir

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Tom Cotton (R) @SenTomCotton

Michael Swister of the Dept. of Arkansas VFW came by office this afternoon! http://t.co/0JX2rA1b55

RepScottPerry (R) @RepScottPerry

Warren Buffet now says it's time to scrap Obamacare and try something else. http://t.co/uITc7Fy4Qn

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Vincent C. Gray (D) @mayorvincegray

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RT @jwerthsbeard: What a way for the Barves to lose haha

Senator Landrieu (D) @SenLandrieu

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#Senate confirmed Louisiana native, Ms. Campbell-Smith, to the US Court of Federal Claims today. Congratulations!

Capito for WV (R) @CapitoforWV

Obama has doubled down on his job-killing War on Coal in states like WV. Join the fight-RT & spread the word! http://t.co/Lk89G0MMQ4 #wvsen

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Rep. Tim Griffin (R) @LtGovTimGriffin

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#ar2 RT @weeklystandard: Warren Buffett: Scrap #Obamacare and Start Over http://t.co/4vstDPlpEk

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