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.

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Cong. Tim Huelskamp (R) @CongHuelskamp

Before treating an addiction, you must admit you have a problem. http://t.co/QxZkeGO7 Washington must admit it is addicted to overspending

Rep. Bill Huizenga (R) @RepHuizenga

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will appear before the House Committee on Financial Services on February 29.... http://t.co/gqluCZH0

Mazie Hirono (D) @maziehirono

DC-Mahalo to Ricky, Julio, and Kanela for sharing your inspiring stories. Outstanding Hawaii #jobcorps students. http://t.co/GfPcJXt1

Rep. Barbara Lee (D) @RepBarbaraLee

Important victory in the fight for inequality -- pleased court struck down Prop 8 in California. #humanrights

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

UPDATE - "The swelling in Sen. Kirk's brain has subsided....This is an important milestone in his recovery" http://t.co/KqIgoT5k [staff]

Kathy Hochul (D) @RepKathyHochul

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Today, I spoke on the House Floor in recognition of the three years it's been since the tragic crash of Colgan Air... http://t.co/jgoku9gP

Rep David Schweikert (R) @RepDavid

RT @replouiegohmert: Florence Green, the last known combat vet of #WW1 has passed. May we always remember these brave heroes. http://t.co/3yJvOUBA #History

Louie Gohmert (R) @replouiegohmert

Florence Green, the last known combat vet of #WW1 has passed. May we always remember these brave heroes. http://t.co/3yJvOUBA #History

Ben Quayle (R) @benquayle

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I’ll be live on Fox Business with Eric Bolling at 1120AM MST/ 120 PM EST. Be sure to tune in

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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RT @democracynow: Reversing his stance that #SuperPACs are a "threat to our democracy," Obama asks wealthy to donate http://t.co/aewHewBy #2012 election

Office of Sen. Hagan (D) @SenatorHagan

Just met with great group of #NC Deltas in my office. Loved seeing all the red! @DSTinc1913

Bill Owens (D) @BillOwensNY

The Onion gets another Congressman -- John Fleming links to Onion story on Facebook http://t.co/Ultm1uY2 via @POLITICO

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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@rickhasen Dems want limits. Reps want disclosure. Thanks to the #SuperPAC we have neither (aside from voluntary participation).

Kathy Hochul (D) @RepKathyHochul

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Today, I visited Zuber Farms, where I pledged to fight against burdensome regulations for our farmers and fight... http://t.co/GSdC2pGf

Senator Pat Toomey (R) @SenToomey

RT @gopipac: . @SenToomey RT please! Student leaders at UPenn show support for U.S.-Israel relationship http://t.co/nGGl8m22

Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

Financial audit shows cont'd waste, fraud at HHS. Ex) $866 million unaccounted for.@RepBoustany & I request explanation:http://t.co/pXtGnHhH

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