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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Barbara Lee (D) @BLeeForCongress

RT @pdamerica: Rep. Barbara Lee speaks on DOMA, Proposition 8, the death penalty and diversity in classical music. (video) #P2... http://t.co/h6V5roOM0u

Bruce Braley (D) @BruceBraley

Beginning to suspect some people following me on Twitter don't know how to spell.

Bruce Braley (D) @BruceBraley

"Pick yourself up ... dust yourself off ... start all over again." @BreakingBad_AMC It's so BAD ... it's good.

Pete Sessions (R) @PeteSessions

Enjoyed meeting with the administration and staff of Baylor Medical Center at Garland. PHOTO: http://t.co/ILAVzoMJQI

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Saxby Chambliss (R) @SaxbyChambliss

A universal background check bill that emerged from a Senate committee is opposed by the powerful National Rifle... http://t.co/MvRaJd2zC0

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Scott Peters (D) @ScottPetersSD

Great turnout, great cause! MT “@jendavies115: Save the LJ Post with @ScottPetersSD Rep. Susan Davis @joe_lacava. http://t.co/Kt9yIhn9sa

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Bruce Braley (D) @BruceBraley

It's official. Ohio State is the luckiest team in the tournament. #TrailOfTears

Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

Captain Mark Kelly demonstrates in this video how easy it is to go through a background check when purchasing a... http://t.co/pjkTkkEY6t

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Rep. Steve Stockman (R) @SteveWorks4You

RT @hale_razor: Obama talks about guns & gays while we're mired in 50 straight months of unemployment over 7.5%. Tell me more how the GOP is out-of-touch.

Rep. Steve Stockman (R) @StockmanSenate

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I am working to estalish a Select Committee to investigate #Benghazi and subpoena the #BenghaziWitnesses #HR36 http://t.co/G3KyK5DGqt::

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Senator Ron Johnson (R) @SenRonJohnson

I'm will be joining @larry_kudlow on @TheKudlowReport at 6:45 pm CT tonight to discuss my Victims of Gov series. Be sure to tune in! #cnbc

John Kitzhaber (D) @GovKitz

RT @tobiasread: The West Coast Infrastructure Exchange passed it's first committee today, now on to Ways and Means!... http://t.co/Jx6Rf1hLA3

Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

Yesterday I visited the Maravilla Retirement Home in Santa Barbara to meet with residents and take their... http://t.co/pPMvjbfDDi

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Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

Today, the Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments judging the constitutionality of DOMA—the federal law that... http://t.co/ud4DOFtNXB

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Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

Speaking at the Pacific Pride Foundation rally for marriage equality in Santa Barbara earlier today. There was so... http://t.co/4EYhwZxnE0

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Governor Dan Malloy (D) @GovMalloyOffice

.@InfinityHall will be a gerat addition to our capital city - one that will complement the other top-notch entertainment venues. #Hartford

Ed Perlmutter (D) @Ed4Colorado

It's #PurpleDay! I'm wearing purple to boost awareness of epilepsy. More than 50,000 Coloradans have it. @PurpleDay http://t.co/Zsp8Ju85C1

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