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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Sen. McConnell Press (R) @McConnellPress

RT @heraldleader: Format set for vice presidential debate at Centre College http://t.co/TrONMFfr

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Rob Portman (R) @senrobportman

Last yrs budget deadlock was hrs away from cutting off govt services. Bill keeps govt running & allows Congress to make tough budget choices

Adam Schiff (D) @RepAdamSchiff

I am a co-sponsor of #AuditTheFed & wanted to update you that I just voted for the bill. Will bring #transparency in use of taxpayer dollars

Janice Hahn (D) @Rep_JaniceHahn

American seniors who fell into the prescription drug donut hold recieved $946 million in rebates in 2010

Eddie BerniceJohnson (D) @RepEBJ

crossed over 3000 facebook fans this week. Join in by #FF @RepEbj to all your Texas friends. Trying to reach 4000 by the end of the month

Eddie BerniceJohnson (D) @RepEBJ

Tune into this morning's Committee on Scenic, Space, & Technology Congressional hearing. The hearing this... http://t.co/LmT2GbRp

US Rep E.B.Johnson (D) @RepEBJ

I really need the help of all @RepEBJ Twitter followers. We need 2 get the message out about Voter ID laws changing in Texas #FF @REPEBJ

US Rep E.B.Johnson (D) @RepEBJ

Texans looking to make sure they are registered to vote this fall. Go to this website to register and get your Voter ID card

US Rep. Mike Turner (R) @RepMikeTurner

Double your chance to win an iPad 3. Simply follow @reward_it and then RT to enter http://t.co/A3jOjNhV

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Over 50,000 manufacturing plants in America have been shut down over the past decade. #Jobs

Rep. Joe Walsh (R) @WalshFreedom

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PHOTO: Last week I had the pleasure of meeting with @DannyDanon a leading Member of the Knesset - Israeli Parliament. http://t.co/WDt5dtse

Sen. Robert Menendez (D) @SenatorMenendez

Was proud to stand with New Jerseyans who want to put an end to discrimination & fight for equal rights @CityofNewarkNJ Pride Festival.

Rep David Schweikert (R) @RepDavid

Thank you Jan D'Artri & the Stephensons for the amazing Harvey Wallbanger cake. On to next event #azright #azcd6 http://t.co/MZc9E20V

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R) @RepHartzler

We MUST pass #FARRM before it’s too late. Our farmers are ailing from #drought. We need to give farmers certainty! http://t.co/MIYef58L

Senator Ben Cardin (D) @SenatorCardin

Ben- Where were you on this day in 1969? #Apollo11 's Buzz Aldrin & Neil Armstrong were on the #moon.

Jason Altmire (D) @jasonaltmire

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My 20th initiative passed the House. My amendment restores funding to the Yellow Ribbon Program which helps returning vets & their families.

Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D) @RepLynnWoolsey

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I spoke in support of @RepBarbaraLee amendment to limit defense spending to $500 trillion. http://t.co/WtHOTpdN #Defense #Deficit

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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"It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard... is what makes it great".

Jim McDermott (D) @RepJimMcDermott

The Speaker of the House has resorted to pooty language: "Boehner says Obama 'doesn't give a damn about middle class Americans'" #pathetic

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