Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

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Patrick Murphy (D) @PatrickMurphyFL

Great to see so many in #FL18 out at the polls this morning! #GOTV http://t.co/W48o2Lnbi7

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Charlie Crist (D) @CharlieCrist

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Quick update with just over 5 hours to go: https://t.co/hin6FQLsM1

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Marilinda Garcia (R) @MarilindaGarcia

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@djneltz thanks, Dan!! Talk soon

Al Franken (D) @alfranken

If you have any problems casting a #MN ballot, call the voter protection headline: http://t.co/Ual5R2zLff #mnvotes http://t.co/Nk9TJPnkkQ

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Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

@elizabethforma: Happy Election Day! This is what our democracy is all about. I voted did you? http://t.co/Jiu9KZvSkn” Please VOTE!!

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Charlie Crist (D) @CharlieCrist

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It's important to know what kind of ID you need to bring to the polls. Check this out: http://t.co/VnZ1DMLR9m http://t.co/FH5lQUNZjF

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Mark Greenberg (R) @MarkGreenbergCT

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RT @CharlieForGov: Voted at the Congo Church - where we've voted for the past 20 years. Big crowd of friends with & behind us. #bigblue http://t.co/SBvjQdSWQf

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Stewart Mills (R) @StewartMillsMN

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RT @Polly_Mybas: #ootd Representing @StewartMillsMN #RestoreBalanceMN �� http://t.co/ExWseAwZsN

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Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

RT @MetroTransitMN: Ride free to the polls tomorrow! Metro Transit & suburban transit agencies to provide free rides on #ElectionDay http://t.co/KQgIWWSLev

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Wendy Davis (D) @WendyDavisTexas

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RT @TrainedbyShibas: Texas may not be ready for @WendyDavisTexas & @leticiavdp but I am! #Vote #MyTexasVotes # http://t.co/g1bnlhZHW8

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John Carney (D) @John_Carney

This morning, I stopped by Ocean View with Sussex County Council candidate Shirley Price to greet voters! #votede http://t.co/7yG1k4qXUQ

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Charlie Crist (D) @CharlieCrist

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RT @HarrietPioquint: #ElectionDay breakfast before knocking doors for @CharlieCrist! #TeamCharlie @JayBuz24 @gare_bear327 http://t.co/d3lVcCO5zC

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Ed Gillespie (R) @EdWGillespie

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RT @PHCJR: "The new normal, is the old mediocre. We can do better." - @EdWGillespie #VASen #EdforSenate http://t.co/wvKYDPtCKf

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Barbara Comstock (R) @BarbaraComstock

RT @ohhKELLem: In honor of tomorrow's Election Day, I am so proud to support Barbara Comstock as our future… http://t.co/goa6CgDflA

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Dan Malloy (D) @DanMalloyCT

One hour left. Have you voted? If not, find your polling place and GO VOTE: http://t.co/4H3N15bSvP #ctprogress #ctgov http://t.co/k1hHi2HS9u

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Ed Royce (R) @RepEdRoyce

RT @greta: A BIG Thank you to YOU - our @FoxNews VIEWERS - you really stepped up to the plate & helped Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi #MarineFreeFromMexico

Sean Duffy (R) @Duffy4Congress

@PRyan & I helping the Gov. push through the tape and across the finish line! @ScottWalker http://t.co/wQZ9Pu821g

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Joe Garcia (D) @JoeGarcia

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Great young S. Floridians letting you know where 2 #vote4joe. Gonna let high schoolers show you up? RT 2 help me Tue! http://t.co/0hG77994FE

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Ro Khanna (D) @RoKhannaUSA

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This is how I lost 20 lbs in 14 days http://t.co/wJAHDAU14o http://t.co/QPrFEJKhs8

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Tom Cotton (R) @TomCottonAR

RT @SaL6987: @KATVLilley @KATVNews @TomCottonAR this coming from a guy who voted to shut down the govt, vote against farm bill and disaster recovery

Blake Farenthold (R) @Elect_Blake

Tomorrow is Election Day! Please make sure your voice is heard and vote to #KeepTXRed. RT if you will be voting! http://t.co/eUiWLdzGU4

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Cresent Hardy (R) @CresentHardy

@CresentHardy is proud to announce his endorsement from the National Utility Contractors Association. #NUCA #nv04 http://t.co/FW3uJVLhua

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Pryor For Senate (D) @PryorForSenate

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Electuon Day is tomorrow, and I need your vote! I need your help, too. Sign up to volunteer: http://t.co/qIektPBeM2 http://t.co/LTgasagTHP

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Lacy Clay (D) @LacyClayMO1

It's on, polls open in less than 16 hours, to check your polling place, please go to Click here to find your polling place >> #VoteBlue

Tim Walz (D) @Tim_Walz

Had a quick lunch at The Kitchen in Faribault today. Delicious as always! http://t.co/nnqXT9iH9k

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

RT @MiraTVMiami: ¡Buenos días Miami! Arrancamos con Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, representante federal (R).

Beto O'Rourke (D) @BetoForCongress

The Fastest Way to Burn Fat-Up to 20 LBS in just 2 weeks http://t.co/ylFaEyqjMB

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Beto O'Rourke (D) @BetoForCongress

The Fastest Way to Burn Fat-Up to 20 LBS in just 2 weeks http://t.co/ylFaEyqjMB

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Bellows for Senate (D) @Bellows4Senate

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Kathy from FHC in Bowdoinham gives Shenna a tour! #mepolitics http://t.co/OxFcFUREDJ

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mikel weisser (D) @mikelweisser

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RT @B140Tweet: #ROCKTHEVOTE We have great choices in #GA @MichelleNunnGA #TeamNunn #uniteblue #VoteBlue Just vote #stopthegop http://t.co/32zxvUBi04

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Texans for Abbott (R) @AbbottCampaign

Polls open at 7 am–but we'll be here all night!

Jeanne Shaheen (D) @JeanneShaheen

I voted for @JeanneShaheen! Have you? Change your photo to let your friends know! → http://t.co/A0sqKDaOBs

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Texans for Abbott (R) @AbbottCampaign

Shoutout to our friend, @EVerastegui. Is he voting for @GregAbbott_TX? ¡Sí! http://t.co/YN145gTEas

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Rep. Steven Horsford (D) @RepHorsford

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RT @NancyMJuarez: .@LuisGutierrrez in #NV04 rallying #GOTV volunteers for @StevenHorsford. #NVictory2014 http://t.co/TtAg0vAgsC

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Steven Horsford (D) @StevenHorsford

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RT @NancyMJuarez: .@LuisGutierrrez in #NV04 rallying #GOTV volunteers for @StevenHorsford. #NVictory2014 http://t.co/TtAg0vAgsC

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Bill Keating (D) @WilliamKeating

If you're voting on Tuesday, Nov. 4th then RT this! http://t.co/SyVwqeDx9m

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Rick Nolan (D) @RickNolanMN

Next up @GovMarkDayton sporting a Crosby-Ironton Rangers hoodie #mndfl #mn08 http://t.co/NRL9MJIAby

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Gina Raimondo (D) @GinaForRI

Watching the @patriots at @DavesBarNGrill in Cranston with the family, drinking a @gansettbeer. What a great day! http://t.co/91k5CahqG3

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Ed Gillespie (R) @EdWGillespie

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RT @adopolitics: .@EdWGillespie "will always do the right thing for Virginia and America."-@GeorgeHWBush #VASen #Endorsement

Scott Peters (D) @ScottPetersSD

RT @CahnEmily: .@NYTimes/@CBS/YouGov polls have interesting (read: outlier) results in #CA52 & #CO06. Both show Dems leading http://t.co/QX1ZCr4pJX

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Dr. Miller-Meeks (R) @millermeeks

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Osceola Depot was electric with enthusiasm &

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Jeanne Shaheen (D) @JeanneShaheen

#TeamShaheen is out in force as we get ready to welcome Hillary Clinton back to New Hampshire! http://t.co/USXr7SEO3p

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David Perdue (R) @Perduesenate

.@MSLJeconomist True, @Perduesenate continues to show Georgians that he is the right choice for the Senate. #GASen

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