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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Joe Wilson (R) @CongJoeWilson

My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, CT.

Senator Roger Wicker (R) @SenatorWicker

Reminder - if you're a college student interested in interning in my office next summer, applications are due Dec 30th. http://t.co/ZGl9HqUq

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Barack Obama (D) @BarackObama

RT @whitehouse: Tonight, President Obama will speak at a vigil for victims & families in Newtown, CT. Watch live at 7pm ET: http://t.co/XoRYMWOQ

Steve Israel (D) @RepSteveIsrael

I cannot look parents in the eyes and defend Congress’ inability to renew assault weapons ban. It is indefensible. Pass it now.

Dan Bongino (R) @dbongino

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RT @itisearl: I wish I lived in Maryland so I could vote for @dbongino for US Senate, he is the real deal this country needs badly #realchange #gop

Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D) @RepTerriSewell

My thoughts & prayers are with all those affected by the shooting at St. Vincent's Hospital in Bham, AL this morning. http://t.co/Z4wfX0uA

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

What an honor this morning to dedicate the Bill of Rights monument at AZ Capitol.

Steve Israel (D) @RepSteveIsrael

A message on yesterday's violence in Newtown: http://t.co/IPRDiDxm

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Bob Kerrey (D) @kerreybob

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RT @Brianellner: Bob Kerrey @KerreyBob genius #guncontrol ad from 1994 Senate race: http://youtu.4be/Mwjo_MNdRT0 via @youtube

Frederica Wilson (D) @RepWilson

My sympathies to all affected by the violent act in Newtown, Connecticut. There are no words to describe this heartbreaking tragedy.

Rep. Scott Rigell (R) @RepScottRigell

I'll be on Fox Business with Neil Cavuto at 5:50 pm. Please tune in.

John Carney (D) @John_Carney

no way to explain senseless violence perpetrated on young children & their teachers. As a father I cannot imagine the pain of their families

Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

My condolences to the families and loved ones impacted by today's horrific shooting in CT.

Elizabeth Esty (D) @Elizabeth_Esty

As a mother, I can only begin to imagine what the students, parents, teachers and staff of Sandy Hook must be... http://t.co/KHsFF2j4

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

1pmET today: Sen. Sanders will be on the radio talking with @WeGotEd about the so-called #FiscalCliff. Listen here: http://t.co/tVMExJWX

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John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Great to be joined by former Colombian President @AlvaroUribeVel tonight in #Phoenix http://t.co/bQ5UmVoG

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Dennis Kucinich (D) @Dennis_Kucinich

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@tc99mman @dejrabel -- really...?

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) @SenatorShaheen

This is unacceptable. Gay and lesbian servicemembers shouldn't be discriminated against b/c of their sexual orientation http://t.co/wmpqAecc

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Sean Bielat (R) @SeanBielat

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RT @RyanERodgers: At the @SeanBielat rally in Mansfield. #mapoli #ma4 http://t.co/03f9zOqX

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Governor Walker (R) @GovWalker

On AM 920 The Wolf w/Gregory John at 7:00am. This is wear the frosted pecans for the holdays all started a decade ago.

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