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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Sen. Robert Menendez (D) @SenatorMenendez

Great meeting w/ 7th & 8th graders from the Kellman Brown Academy in #Voorhees #NJ during their yearly trip to DC http://t.co/fV9zUTnZ

Kathy Hochul (D) @RepKathyHochul

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Today, Senators Schumer & Gillibrand, Reps. Slaughter & Higgins, and I invited U.S Air Force Secretary Michael... http://t.co/dzYeqBLk

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Rob Portman (R) @senrobportman

Great to meet w/students from @OhioState’s Undergraduate Student Government today in our nation’s Capitol http://t.co/J48blDtD

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John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

RIP Lynn "Buck" Compton - one of the real-life "Band of Brothers." I was honored to write the forward to his book http://t.co/w0MHpkWK

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Rep. Adam Smith (D) @RepAdamSmith

Proud to meet with three cadets from the @WYA_ChalleNG today. Keep up the great work guys. http://t.co/B9B7WvyK

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Tom Udall (D) @SenatorTomUdall

40 yrs ago, Bobby Mitchell broke the color barrier on the last all-white NFL team: http://t.co/XfJVazay #blackhistory http://t.co/XFd5n2Vg

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Peter Roskam (R) @PeterRoskam

NEW #AskPeter video: We need #energy policies that lowers costs, not benefit political allies: http://t.co/1XXlTYJR

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Dean Heller (R) @DeanHeller

RT @RalstonFlash: Is it just me, or have these hyperventilating, cliche, nauseating end-of-month, Democratic candidate/party $$ pitches always been so awful?

Tom Graves (R) @RepTomGraves

Please tune into @foxbusiness in the 5pm tomorrow. Will talk with @GerriWillisFBN about #highgasprices & my proposal to lower #fedgastax

Gregory Meeks (D) @GregoryMeeks

Job well done by our skilled diplomats: Egypt has announced release of US democracy workers and North Korea will suspend nuclear enrichment

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Newt's statement that Palestinians are "an invented people" reckless,harmful to US foreign policy and shows he's unfit for the office

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Huntsman withdrawal just adds to Romney inevitability. And now there are five --sorta

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Perry drops out. Cowboy swagger just didn't cut it

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

GOP debate again shortchanges Ron Paul while Romney mouthed every cliche. Gingrich and Santorum seemed strong

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

I plan to join @timkaine, @MarkWarner, @Jim_Moran, Bobby Scott, Montana Gov Schweitzer & 1,300 others at the JJ Dinner in Richmond.

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Santorum beats presumptive nominee in MO. and MN. Where are those pundits who declared it over in FL?

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Inconvenient fact: the auto rescue worked, magnificently. Tonight's debaters live in a parallel universe on that subject

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Bombast and threats do not a foreign policy make Newt, Rick and Mitt

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Will Ron Paul ever catch on that his philosophy is unwelcome in this party? War, education, debt & spending they reject your views.

Gerry Connolly (D) @GerryConnolly

Except for Paul three GOP contenders all but declare war against Iran.

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