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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Barack Obama (D) @BarackObama

"That's why 7.1 million people have health insurance—because people got the word out." —President Obama #TeamObamacare

Ann Wagner (R) @RepAnnWagner

Have you seen your hours cut because of #Obamacare? Give #Obamacare a face and share your story with me at ObamaCare.Wagner@mail.house.gov

Marty Seifert (R) @seifertmn

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Thanks to Troy Krause, editor of The Redwood Gazette in Redwood Falls for the gubernatorial interview this afternoon! http://t.co/0dTUa3u2jR

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Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D) @RepBetoORourke

It is with deep gratitude that I accept the Champions for Children Award. http://t.co/RnfHnyBqdn

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Scott Honour (R) @ScottHonourMN

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April Fools! We must elect Scott Honour, the only Republican or Democrat who'll scrap the MNsure debacle. http://t.co/u5PKsvQtJI

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Evans for Mayor (D) @EvansForMayor

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Jack and @PeteRossTweet in Ward 4. #ElectionDay #DCision14 http://t.co/3LWaaaAjoS

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Scott Garrett (R) @RepGarrett

"The trouble w/ our Liberal friends isn’t that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so." https://t.co/rGvzMJzf9v

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Quigley Campaign (D) @QuigleyCampaign

The @DetroitRedWings are a superior hockey team. I renounce my @NHLBlackhawks fandom and will now root for the Wings. Detroit doesn't suck.

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Quigley Campaign (D) @QuigleyCampaign

The @DetroitRedWings are a superior hockey team. I renounce my @NHLBlackhawks fandom and will now root for the Wings. Detroit doesn't suck.

Steve Stivers (R) @stevestivers

These cookies being sold @ area Paneras. Proceeds go to @autismspeaks. Proud to show support! #CookieSelfieforAutism http://t.co/sXqb0pA5fj

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Jeff Fortenberry (R) @JeffFortenberry

RT @FauxPelini: The Cubs are on pace to score zero runs this season and to make many people very sad

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Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

Five minutes to go and one last pitch to make before our FEC deadline: My opponent Keith Rothfus a few days ago... http://t.co/dtkrwSiBNN

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Rep. Michael Grimm (R) @repmichaelgrimm

Even the #siclown knows it shouldn't take this long 4 Sandy victims 2 get the $$ Congress passed 2 help them rebuild! http://t.co/RdNeq8zKQk

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Rep. Luke Messer (R) @RepLukeMesser

Hoping on a plane w/ @repjohnkline Looking forward 2 visiting students & educators @ Global & Aspen Academies #schoolchoice #CharterSchools

Chad Mathis, MD (R) @DrChadMathis

Dr. Chad Mathis: The Mathis Plan: http://t.co/3lIMC5jqfT via @YouTube

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Mark Harris (R) @MarkHarris2014

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RT @KingJames: Wanna send a HUGE S/O to my former teammate Kevin Ollie and UCONN on advancing to the Elite 8. Keep it going K.O. #StriveForGreatness

Bill Owens (D) @BillOwensNY

I posted a new photo to Facebook http://t.co/cexyjARtwJ

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Bill Owens (D) @BillOwensNY

I posted a new photo to Facebook http://t.co/BSoSkBp7IN

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Thom Tillis (R) @ThomTillis

RT @NathenRamsay115: I support @thomtillis because I helped him make #NC #1 in job losses in the entire country! http://t.co/qHDVJB1W1P #ncsen #ncpol #Moo

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Brad Sherman (D) @BradSherman

Seems cruel, but the dog is cute // NoMa Apartment Building Will Offer Communal Dog http://t.co/d7GSBOq5bT via @

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Dave Thompson (R) @ThompsonSenate

There is incredible power in numbers . . . the power to replace Governor Dayton! But we must all do our part! http://t.co/zEwSksbRwh

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Doug LaMalfa (R) @DougLaMalfa

Ocare's final blaze of http://t.co/dX7zqDjt7q Begins 'Deadline' Day The Way It Started: By Crashing http://t.co/wHcqQGxrNN

Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) @SDGovDaugaard

RT @leadershipsodak: Happy to have the support of the First Lady as we launch Leadership SD http://t.co/WITZy5JRED

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JudgeCarter (R) @JudgeCarter

Despite taking in record amounts of revenue in the first 5 months of FY14 Obama still ran a deficit of $377 Trillion http://t.co/LRL993eW01

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Alejandro (D) @agarciapadilla

RT @luisvegaramos: Grs Brayan!! “@BrayanJSanchez: Resumen del #InformeGAO según @ricardorossello: “Es menos mantengo del que pronosticamos pero algo es algo”.”

Alejandro (D) @agarciapadilla

RT @BrayanJSanchez: Resumen del #InformeGAO según @ricardorossello: “Es menos mantengo del que pronosticamos pero algo es algo”.

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Doug Ducey (R) @dougducey

@hughhewitt thank you Hugh! Looking forward to it... #Ducey2014

Vincent C. Gray (D) @mayorvincegray

Missed my State of the District Address earlier this month? Read it here: http://t.co/qR9QeNqVjO

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Vincent C. Gray (D) @mayorvincegray

Missed my State of the District Address earlier this month? Read it here: http://t.co/IJbFcryCKY’s-2014-state-district-address

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Vincent C. Gray (D) @mayorvincegray

Missed my State of the District Address earlier this month? Read it here: http://t.co/IJbFcryCKY’s-2014-state-district-address

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Chris Murphy (D) @ChrisMurphyCT

I just parked in Washington DC with @Parkmobile. http://t.co/cajJGDdUR2

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James Lankford (R) @jameslankford

March 31 is the last day to register to vote in the OK GOP Primary! Learn more here: http://t.co/AlwOeSLJCO http://t.co/Swhx1tlaVX

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RepBThompson (D) @BennieGThompson

Jackson needs strong, competent leadership. I've taken a good look at each of the candidates and have decided who I am supporting.

Alison L. Grimes (D) @AlisonForKY

RT @JustinBarasky: #kysen RT @mpoindc: Hah. McConnell's campaign being called out during CBS pregame for his Duke ad flub Lotttttttta Kentucky voters tuning in

Mark Jacobs (R) @MarkJacobsIowa

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Let's go @cyclonesmbb #Sweet16

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Last year, Wall Street paid out $26.7 billion in bonuses – enough money to double the salaries of the 1 million workers in this country...

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D) @RepSwalwell

RT @lirugani: Can we please vote these a-holes out of Congress? Utterly disgusting. Except @RepSwalwell. He can stay. http://t.co/SvmNK4DYp1

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Brad Wenstrup (R) @RepBradWenstrup

Thanks to the volunteers helping @Mid_OHFoodbank in the Bainbridge community today! http://t.co/xKtx47c71m

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

Today's painful visit to the dentist may have scared me off sweets for quite a while. Stay away from me, sour gummy worms! #GummyWorms

Senator Chris Coons (D) @ChrisCoons

@DCTale Thanks, yeah, the "tweet for chris" page is totally new. Creates an easy way for people to 'volunteer' no matter where they live.

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Dave Joyce (R) @RepDaveJoyce

If you missed the Lanigan and Malone Show on @majic1057 this morning, you can listen to our discussion here: http://t.co/HFdlAPwwSa #OH14

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Sheila Jackson Lee (D) @JacksonLeeTX18

The time is now! [#] of days left. #BlackMenEnroll to #GetCovered now. It’s easy on http://t.co/YPwH2KQ99V

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Adriano Espaillat (D) @EspaillatNY

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RT @JesseCampoamor: #tbt Chuck with Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr., Freddy, and Adriano Espaillat http://t.co/aq1Y1yk9uF

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Reta Jo Lewis (D) @RetaJoLewis

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RT @730_DC: RJL: "we have to get rid of career politicians" Allen: "politicians are like diapers. Change them often." No love for those at #DCdebate

Jeanne Shaheen (D) @JeanneShaheen

#TBT to a Granite State summer with Billy, Nico and a cameo by Coach. Who is ready for T-shirt weather again? http://t.co/nMbpoXiTwN

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Mike McFadden (R) @MikeForMN

Had an awesome time with Conor, Pat and Molly tonight at O'Gara's. Thank you so much to everyone who came out for the event! #TeamMcFadden

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