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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JohnCornyn (R) @JohnCornyn

RT @TrenchtownTweet: @JohnCornyn markets crashing enough for you yet to get serious? Elections are over. MAKE A DEAL.

Gov. Sean Parnell (R) @AKGovParnell

Thanks to the AK Miners Assoc. for working to invest in infrastructure, open up our rich mineral resources, and create new jobs. #Alaska

Kevin McCarthy (R) @GOPLeader

Congratulations to my good friend @GOPLeader for being selected to serve as House Majority Whip in the 113th Congress.

Senator Roy Blunt (R) @RoyBlunt

Tune into @CNBC at 10:40am CT – I’ll be talking to @carlquintanilla about the need for leadership to avoid the #FiscalCliff.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Hedge fund managers who made a billion dollars last year now pay a lower effective tax rate than many teachers. #budget

Tammy Baldwin (D) @tammybaldwin

From @CapTimes: Did they underestimate Tammy? You’re damn right they did. Read more: http://t.co/rQlrpXJu #WIsen

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Rep. Adam Smith (D) @RepAdamSmith

@jorgen_junker Please call my DC office at 202-225-8901. They can help assist you.

Senator Mark Begich (D) @SenatorBegich

RT @jahimes: Headed to DC. Feeling pretty good about prospects for a deal averting fiscal cliff. It'll surely be sloppy, but I think we'll get there.

Elizabeth Esty (D) @Elizabeth_Esty

Congresswoman-elect Elizabeth Esty http://t.co/yesI980I

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Jan Schakowsky (D) @janschakowsky

Please help support I Voted!, add a #Twibbon now! http://t.co/4Qap85JU

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Dr. Richard Carmona (D) @CarmonaForAZ

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RT @donnabrazile: Can Democrats still pick up a Senate seat in Arizona? That would leave Republican faces as deep red as the state of Arizona supposedly is!

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Ed Perlmutter (D) @Ed4Colorado

RT @eluning: Hasn't he promised that before? RT @APkristenwyatt: I couldn't see @Ed4Colorado cartwheel. He says he'll never do one again. #coleg

Ed Perlmutter (D) @Ed4Colorado

RT @LauraChapin: Still recovering from watching @Ed4Colorado leading the Electric Slide in the Sheraton ballroom last night. #copolitics

Congressman Joe Heck (R) @RepJoeHeck

Happy Birthday #USMC: fighting our countries battles "in the air, on land and sea" for 237 years! Semper Fidelis! http://t.co/FtaU1Heu #NV03

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Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Iranian human rights activist reportedly tortured to death. Applaud UN reporter @ahmedshaheed willingness 2 investigate http://t.co/KkmhJ1RE

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