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.

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Rep. Scott Peters (D) @RepScottPeters

Today is my first day as a member of the @HouseJudiciary committee. Looking

Chris Murphy (D) @ChrisMurphyCT

A quality education is essential to succeeding in today’s competitive global economy #SOTU #FreeCommunityCollege http://t.co/dfEa3vLIQv

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Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

RT @maher025: @keithellison sir i respect u, but how in the world does closin gitmo make the #USA a safer $ secure country. PLEASE ADVISE ME #keithellison

Terry McAuliffe (D) @GovernorVA

Disappointed to see party line vote defeat ethics reform commission's proposal to ban fundraising in special session. A session is a session

Office of Gov Abbott (R) @GovAbbott

Celebrating the future of Texas. Thank you to the many Texans who made it possible. http://t.co/rKCR7b41Mu

Adam Schiff (D) @RepAdamSchiff

Will be talking with @maddow and @hardball_chris on MSNBC at 11:30 pm EST/8:30 pm EST about the President's #SOTU speech.

Scott Walker (R) @ScottWalker

RT @jameshohmann: Scott Walker is 1st 2016 GOP candidate with a statement, which calls Obama a lame-duck and says the future lies with leaders in the states.

Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D) @RepTerriSewell

RT @CQnow: Before the speech, #POTUS met briefly with 105-yr-old civil rights figure Amelia Boynton, who was the guest of @RepTerriSewell #CQonSOTU

Congressmember Bass (D) @RepKarenBass

I'm beginning my #SOTU telephone town for constituents shortly. What did you think of President Obama's speech tonight?

Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

Here is the Republican response to the State of the Union. #SOTU http://t.co/yA3Ua16j8C

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Bill Johnson (R) @JohnsonLeads

What is the Presidents plan for terrorists? We have not seen force or a plan behind this... #SOTU

Maxine Waters (D) @MaxineWaters

President Obama right on when he says lobbyists have riddled the tax code with loopholes that let some corporations pay zero. #SOTU

Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R) @RepMickMulvaney

and the person who did the counting just lost her job... #SOTU #sctweets

Lynn Westmoreland (R) @RepWestmoreland

RT @HouseGOP: Great to hear the President will be submitting a budget on time this year. #SOTU

Pat Toomey (R) @PatToomey

COMMENT with "FASTER" to show President Obama that our economy is not growing, but not fast enough. #SOTU http://t.co/zC1LPUmr44

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Sen. James Lankford (R) @SenatorLankford

Shooting a video with my #SOU guest Dr. Eric Joseph at the Capitol. http://t.co/ZRftpBaQiv

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