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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ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

@MrTraywick Yes, I agree MrTraywick

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

I really wanted Herman Cain to get president this year.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Yes, its surprising that I'm actually writing in full sentences with spaces and correct grammar/spelling.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Well, its been fun getting Chuck's account this week, so I better get off. I got nothing better to do since we got a snow day here in Osage.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Hey guys let's have a contest: Whoever can change the password to this account the quickest has to tweet to me whoever got it. ok? ready?

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

My password is: chuck123

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

@MaraAlyseGH Yes! my password is chuck123

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Password has been changed. Someone from the Senator's office contact me for the password. email address forthcoming

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Someone from the Senators office contact me at the email i set up at grassleytwitter@gmail.com and I'll give you the new password.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

To clarify, I'm not the person that originally hacked the account. I think that person got their point across.

Raúl R. Labrador (R) @Raul_Labrador

#NBCDebate What steps would the candidates take, if elected, to remedy problems caused by #fastandfurious? @NBC

Rep. Robert J. Dold (R) @RepDold

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Our thoughts and prayers are with @SenatorKirk and his family today http://t.co/YnxwvvHn

Mike Ross (D) @RepMikeRoss

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While these new laws are an important step forward, we still have a long way to go. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay... http://t.co/EkmR0kmn

Mac Thornberry (R) @MacTXPress

@Drew_Blood Thank you for being engaged with the issue.

Pedro Pierluisi (D) @pedropierluisi

En #ToaBaja - @ Firma del proyecto de Amnistía para la Entrega de Armas de Fuego junto a @luisfortuno51 y @trschatz51 en el Barrio Pájaros

Peter Roskam (R) @PeterRoskam

Tune in to @foxchicago in 15 minutes to watch a

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

impressive Isaac Asimov graffiti in Rome h/t @BoingBoing

Gary Ackerman (D) @RepGaryAckerman

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@GabbyGifford's courage is 2nd to none. Wish my friend and colleague contin'd success in her recovery

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