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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Lindsey Graham (R) @LindseyGrahamSC

If you haven't done so yet, please allow follow our Facebook page. http://t.co/CHOQkBnE

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Ed Perlmutter (D) @Ed4Colorado

RT @TheFix: LOVE partisans on Twitter. EVERYTHING their guy says is right, EVERYTHING other guys says is bad/lie. #debates

Fred Karger (R) @fredkarger

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RT @zachdcarter: Brutal Obama hit on Romney's support for "territorial" tax system, which allows zero taxation for offshore corporate $. #debate

Ron Kind (D) @KindforCongress

@mittromney easily suggested sending people to war in order to prove their alliance to the US, especially those who can't vote #kindchat12

Matt Doheny (R) @Doheny4Congress

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Our opponent said ObamaCare didn't "cut" Medicare, it "reduced payments." That's semantics. It's a cut. http://t.co/eOtEF68H #ny21debate

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Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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RT @chatterbarn: #buddychat Why take something good and try to twist it into something bad? He helped a woman in need. Leave it at that.

Rep. Hansen Clarke (D) @RepHansenClarke

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I am working with @RayLaHood to ensure that #Detroit has efficient regional transportation & light rail. http://t.co/xIbhCUD3

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Rep David Schweikert (R) @RepDavid

Number of the Day: 10. For every 10 people added to the labor force, 10 drop out. Not OK. http://t.co/34dXYpz6 http://t.co/RiacPnQv

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Allen West (R) @AllenWest

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Marine Corps Dogs Need Homes! See here for more info to help http://t.co/X8JqWj8T

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GusBilirakis (R) @RepGusBilirakis

Congressman Gus Bilirakis Mourns the Loss of Former Congressman Sam Gibbons http://t.co/CkJ3Pi7Z

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Lee Terry (R) @voteterry

Q11: what would you tell Obama if you were at dinner with him?

Robert Hurt (R) @RobertHurt

WATCH: Why does DC insider & lobbyist @JWDouglas continue to contradict himself when it comes to his lobbying record? http://t.co/eDwTQLvT

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Sen. McConnell Press (R) @McConnellPress

Press Releases - News - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell http://t.co/6tSg1e3I

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Joe Garcia (D) @JoeGarcia

52 charges, FBI investigations, female escorts: David Rivera's horrifying record. Get the facts + spread the word http://t.co/mtWKj1RU

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John Dingell (D) @TeamDingell

Go Blue! Former Belleville Mayor Richard Smith, his wife Phyllis, and I attended President Coleman's tailgate in Ann Arbor this morning....

Cynthia Dill (D) @dillesquire

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@brianjameswalsh aww. poor you.

Team Rick Perry (R) @TeamRickPerry

RT @edsbs: In my struggle to mentally frame Mizzou on the SEC I have resorted to calling them "Farkansas" because they're basically in Canada.

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