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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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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Congressmember Bass (D) @RepKarenBass

RT @stevekerrigan: In less than 20 days, @BarackObama will deliver his last inaugural address. Here’s a look back at his first: http://t.co/BRQscC4n

Maxine Waters (D) @MaxineWaters

I will be joining @JansingCo shortly to discuss the passage of last night's bill to avert the fiscal cliff. Tune in.

Senator Dan Coats (R) @SenDanCoats

@TheFix or maybe CSPAN is trying to boost ratings by these shocking little headlines on live feed last night. http://t.co/4lA0UXXm

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Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Fill like I've read or lived this play before

Scott DesJarlais (R) @DesJarlaisTN04

RT @dmataconis: Brian Schatz will be the first non Asian-American to represent Hawaii in the Senate.

Donna Christensen (D) @DelegateDonna

Mr VP Its real sacrifice,service giving up pvt time in beautiful St Croix to save mid class tax cuts,unemployment, Medicare pymnts Thank You

Ander Crenshaw (R) @AnderCrenshaw

Honored to be named to chair Financial Services Appropriations Subcommittee for 113th Congress. @sayfiewrevieshttp://tinyurl.com/b9zb378

Senator John Thune (R) @SenJohnThune

RT @petermaercbs: Sen. John Thune (R-SD): "We have twittled our thumbs for month after month after month... now we're sitting here on New Year's Eve.

Senator John Thune (R) @SenJohnThune

RT @SunlenMiller: Frusterated Sen.Thune on the Senate floor:"can we not let this happen again?...we ought to function like the US Senate used to function."

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