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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Donna Christensen (D) @DelegateDonna

Wait a minute! Are there black people in Va? Guess just not w Romney Ryan! At least not seeing us. We know who's got our back & we have his

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

@PaulRyanVP is a gr8 selection 4 @mittromney: practical, economy expert, works hard on fixing nation http://t.co/StTb77eX

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Olson & Staff (R) @OlsonPressShop

No better choice than this team of Gov. Romney & Rep. Paul Ryan to tackle challenges America faces and put US back on a path to prosperity!

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

Ryan's an inspired choice cause he has plan 2 save our economy http://t.co/StTb77eX

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Virginia Foxx (R) @virginiafoxx

Until today w/ .@RepPaulRyan, a sitting Representative hadn't been tapped to join a Presidential ticket since 1984.

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

RT @virginiafoxx: It's not every day that the House's best & brightest .@RepPaulRyan is drafted to help lead America's comeback. Best of: http://t.co/bOTDIHQN

Virginia Foxx (R) @virginiafoxx

It's not every day that the House's best & brightest .@RepPaulRyan is drafted to help lead America's comeback. Best of: http://t.co/bOTDIHQN

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US Rep. Mike Turner (R) @RepMikeTurner

Congratulations to my colleague @RepPaulRyan. He is a serious pick.

Kenny Marchant (R) @RepKenMarchant

Congratulations to my friend and @WaysandMeansGOP colleague @PaulRyanVP on being selected as Gov. @MittRomney's VP. #AmericasComebackTeam

Randy Neugebauer (R) @RandyNeugebauer

Congratulations to my friend @PaulRyanVP on being selected as vice presidential candidate.

Chris Van Hollen (D) @ChrisVanHollen

w/ his picking @RepPaulRyan as vp, @MittRomney has doubled down on the failed econ policies that got us into this mess to begin with.

Chris Van Hollen (D) @ChrisVanHollen

.@MittRomney sent a clear msg to Independent voters this a.m.: "Take a hike."

Chris Van Hollen (D) @ChrisVanHollen

w/ his picking @RepPau;Ryan as vp, @MittRomney has doubled down on the failed econ policies that got us into this mess to begin with.

Jeb Hensarling (R) @RepHensarling

Could NOT be more thrilled with the @RepPaulRyan VP pick. Romney-Ryan 2012!! http://t.co/EB7LYwe8

Dean Heller (R) @DeanHeller

Thanks to @OppVillageLV for the tour of the Children’s Heart Center!

Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

"As we look ahead ....,leaders will be those who empower others. Bill Gates http://t.co/4c5koV7R

Frank R. Lautenberg (D) @FrankLautenberg

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Congratulationss to the #USWNT on their third straight #Olympic gold. #JerseyGirl @CarliLloyd with both goals for #TeamUSA today.

Steny Hoyer (D) @WhipHoyer

This day in 2010 reauth of COMPETES Act signed into law. I supported this #MakeItInAmerica bill, which expanded funding for STEM activities.

Marcia L. Fudge (D) @RepMarciaFudge

Ohio voters, remember you need a valid State or US Gov't issued Photo ID with your current address to vote in the 11/6 Election #VoteReady

LEETERRYNE (R) @LEETERRYNE

Study shows that thousands of new #Medicaid patients may have difficulty finding physicians who accept their insurance. http://t.co/TNhF0s52

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