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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Rep David Schweikert (R) @RepDavid

#politwoops saves lost tweets, now if we can just get President Obama to save lost jobs...

Louie Gohmert (R) @replouiegohmert

On this day in 1996, Benjamin Netanyahu was elected Prime Minister of Israel: http://t.co/bBidQv7P

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Sen. McConnell Press (R) @McConnellPress

CJ: Mitch McConnell applauded for protecting aluminum plant jobs http://t.co/9opkhGZm #Kentucky #Jobs

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Terry Praises Passage of FDA Reform Bill http://t.co/N3jVWjDz

Bruce Braley (D) @BruceBraley

RT @FeedIowa1st: @BruceBraley Is there anyway to make the IRS move faster we filed 501C3 in Jan and they are proccessing Sep 2011 We need help to help Iowa

Mike Lee (R) @SenMikeLee

My Heber town hall is live streaming now. Tune in if you can: http://t.co/SyvHWuGr

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CongressmanBobTurner (R) @USRepBobTurner

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Tribute 2 #WTC 1st responders&recovery workers @Sept11Memorial. Sharing my personal thanks. http://t.co/j46L5scB #NY09 http://t.co/mmqQie56

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Dennis Ross (R) @RepDennisRoss

I uploaded a @YouTube video http://t.co/5xAx1Juo WFTS Tampa - Millions in Stimulus Dollars for Free Internet

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Kathy Hochul (D) @RepKathyHochul

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Pleased the VOW to Hire Heroes Act has been signed into law. This is a firm step toward ensuring our service... http://t.co/Mzc9JTka

Susan Collins (R) @SenatorCollins


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Cong. Tim Huelskamp (R) @CongHuelskamp

@CJCurtisJohnson (Hutchinson #KS) shared his #hcr story w/ @toddstearns. Read it & my thoughts here: http://t.co/y0Z4PPFo

Cong. Tim Huelskamp (R) @CongHuelskamp

via .@toddstearns: My constituent got some bad news abt his #healthcare costs as a result #ObamaCare. http://t.co/y0Z4PPFo

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Francisco Canseco (R) @RepCanseco

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Haven't signed up for my email alerts? Click on the link below to get the latest news, events and updates: http://t.co/d7pMF6lq #GOP #tcot

Mike Michaud (D) @RepMikeMichaud

I have been thrilled to host FEMA Assistant to Firefighter Grant (AFG) workshops throughout the state this week.... http://t.co/7SN6o5NQ

Dr. Joe Heck (R) @Heck4Nevada

Proud to have the endorsement of the NRA in the Nevada Primary on June 12th! http://t.co/83bsAaQR

Diane Black (R) @RepDianeBlack

Why #Obamacare must be stopped one way or the other: http://t.co/0d15RHA9 Re: my interview on Phil @ValentineShow

Geoff Davis (R) @RepGeoffDavis

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Today marks the final day of #WorldTradeMonth. Did you know that @WaysandMeansGOP has several bills to reform tariffs? http://t.co/woIQp7IC

JudgeCarter (R) @JudgeCarter

Thanks to all - AP has just declared us the winner in the TX31 Primary. Now let's unify and take our country back in November!

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