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.

Original Dutch version:


Recent Politwoops

This may be an incomplete list. If you think we're missing someone, please email us with their Name, State, Political Party, Office they hold or are seeking and, of course, Twitter handle. Thanks!

Barack Obama (D) @BarackObama

RT @whitehouse: Happening at 1:30 ET: President Obama makes a personnel announcement from the White House. Watch live: http://t.co/s8hchuu9

Mario Diaz-Balart (R) @MarioDB

Sintonice a las 7:30 mañana @DespiertaAmeric. En vivo con @satchapretto a discutir la reforma migratoria al nivel nacional. #latism #sayfie

Matt Cartwright (D) @RepCartwright

Just finished a brief interview with @Ann4Congress on the Fox Business Channel. Clip to come.

Russ Carnahan (D) @RepCarnahan

Politwoops no longer follows this account.
RT @sarahannsparks: As a member of @hfacdemocrats, @repcarnahan promotes intl. women's rights. #thankyouruss

Dina Titus (D) @dinatitus

Welcoming @intlCES to District 1, 150k visitors and incredible technology. #CES

Dean Heller (R) @SenDeanHeller

RT @KTNV: Brown-eyed people appear more trustworthy, study shows: http://t.co/wrzH86kJ

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Obama Inauguration (D) @obamainaugural

Politwoops no longer follows this account.
Want to find out the best ways to give back? Join @CNCS and @WendyCNCS for a twitter chat at 3 p.m. ET to learn more. #AskWendy

Scott Peters (D) @ScottPetersSD

RT @ebkent: The hang-up on parking is an indicator that a community has no broader vision for itself. -Finding a Place for Parking http://t.co/PUiIREXu

Rep. Diana DeGette (D) @RepDianaDeGette

Good to speak with @MayorHancock today as we observed opening day of CO legislature #coleg http://t.co/uxfDNaKx

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Bob McDonnell (R) @BobMcDonnell

Politwoops no longer follows this account.
RT @The_RGA: Catch Virginia Governor @BobMcDonnell's State of the State address tonight at 7PM ET LIVE on @CSPAN or online here: http://t.co/LDu57kp9

Rep. Tim Griffin (R) @RepTimGriffin

The law requires @SenateDems pass a #budget. Please join me in signing this petition on the @WhiteHouse website: http://t.co/fLwOKBpN #ar2

Elizabeth Esty (D) @RepEsty

RT @NewsTimes: Health officials in Georgia say that four people have been exposed to a rabid pet llama http://t.co/HkbULG2x

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Senator Mike Crapo (R) @MikeCrapo

3,350 days since #SenateDems passed a budget. I could travel between Boise & Idaho Falls, 6 times a day, 20,100 times during that span.

Deval Patrick (D) @MassGovernor

Day 3 of a series of reform proposals to make gov't work better. Today, announcing ways to lower business costs. http://t.co/cavHv0Le

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Elizabeth Esty (D) @Elizabeth_Esty

Thank you for visiting my campaign Facebook page. If your intention was to visit my official House of... http://t.co/dpPtKzPI

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Trey Gowdy (R) @TGowdySC

From yesterday’s @GreenvilleNews by Mary Orndorff Troyan | Gowdy sets sights on reforms | http://t.co/GeHIiyLQ

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Albio Sires (D) @RepSires

See the Transportation Committee photo for the 113th Congress on FB http://t.co/nPKcUwWk

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Dan Maffei (D) @DanMaffeiNY

I am honored to be appointed to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. http://t.co/VVNeiDNL #ny24

Screenshots of links in this tweet

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

@senatornorris Best prophile ever !It must have been because your wife is so nice.Seriously nice ink!unblocked!

Results per page