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. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

Just what America needs now: ""We will not replace our founding principles, we will reapply them." - @RepPaulRyan

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

"Proud to stand with a man who understands....who knows from experience, that if you have a small business—you DID Build That" - Paul Ryan

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

I applaud the great VP choice @MittRomney made in principled conservative and American success story @RepPaulRyan.

CathyMcMorrisRodgers (R) @cathymcmorris

@Matt_Romney Saw you on TV Sat. standing next to our outstanding VP pick, Paul Ryan. Thanks for making the trip to Spokane last week. #VP

US Rep E.B.Johnson (D) @RepEBJ

I posted 11 photos on Facebook in the album "Dallas Regional Chamber annual Congressional Forum Luncheon" http://t.co/YDccedRZ

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Jackie Speier (D) @RepSpeier

Watch KNTV investigative unit's report on PG&E's gas leaks and repair delays:http://t.co/WqeaIbde

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Rick Santorum (R) @RickSantorum

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Apologies for broken link on last tweet. Click here for my Obamanomics article at Redstate: http://t.co/KBw9I54m

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Richard Blumenthal (D) @SenBlumenthal

Shared memories & pride at Iwo Jima Memorial Park in #NewBritain for Spirit of ’45 Day. We remember all #CT #vets who have served our Nation

Richard Blumenthal (D) @SenBlumenthal

Proud to join Beth Hillel Synagogue in an evening of honor for @JoeLieberman’s 24 years of service to #CT & the Jewish community

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.

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