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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Ron George (R) @RonGeorge2014

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Morning Bell: Obamacare Quiz for Employers http://t.co/TEGbtLKzbh via @heritage

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Kirk Jorgensen (R) @kirkjorgensen52

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RT @Pomeradonews: Duncan L. Hunter endorses Jorgensen for Congress http://t.co/Cv0rqB17mb #PomeradoNews

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Gary Gerrard (R) @GaryGerrard10

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Come for the politics, stay for the Pye. @jaseliberty is back. Peach Pundit http://t.co/IifK2AoUan

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Ron Meyer (R) @Ron4VA

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"86 percent of #GenY support private Social Security accounts & 74 percent would [reform] Medicare" @ron_fournier http://t.co/YwKCRlAzBS

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Rep. Bob Gibbs (R) @RepBobGibbs

RT @BenMTaylor: "Time is money... There's a project in Paducah, KY on the Ohio River entering its 34th year." @RepBobGibbs

Steve Beshear (D) @GovSteveBeshear

This week marks anniversary of the Equal Rights Amendment, see how KY is leading the way to support women's rights @ http://t.co/uI6m0pXotA

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Steve Beshear (D) @GovSteveBeshear

The Kentucky Commission on Women is hosting free viewings of “Makers: Women Who Make America” this week. Details @ http://t.co/ax5wRcFRUM

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Lee Bright (R) @leebright

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The #VMAs find 'molly' offensive. I find this entire performance offensive.

Dan Kildee (D) @dankildee

RT @flintjournal: Congressman Dan Kildee set to tour Davison water plant http://t.co/FKrkFeJsQY

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Donna Christensen (D) @DelegateDonna

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At the back to school event w RisingStars, Guardians of Culture Mocko Jumbies & STX Majorettes http://t.co/gBduyJf7Ah

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Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R) @RepMickMulvaney

Wrapping up a tour of Bluestar Silicones in Rock Hill #sctweets http://t.co/4o86wnriA4

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Scott Peters (D) @ScottPetersSD

RT @ninagarin: So are @whitehouse tours cancelled for sequestration? Or do I go through @ScottPetersSD? So confused. Little daughters dying to go!

Curtis Coleman (R) @curtiscoleman

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Check out Arkansas Young Republicans at http://t.co/9XhI370MbS. #argov #arpx

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

I have been working against gang violence for years IL needs #ATF anti-gang coordinator now RT if agree http://t.co/jOE0uGhFDu @DHStatehouse

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Joe Kaufman (R) @JoeKaufmanUSA

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Had great time Thursday night speaking at and partaking in #PalmBeach County #Republican Party's #Lobsterfest 2013.

Kyrsten Sinema (D) @RepSinema

Joined Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada 4 a tour of SoAZ-part of our effort 2 stay informed abt border security http://t.co/eQlpspdlvR

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