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. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

RT @maher025: @keithellison sir i respect u, but how in the world does closin gitmo make the #USA a safer $ secure country. PLEASE ADVISE ME #keithellison

Terry McAuliffe (D) @GovernorVA

Disappointed to see party line vote defeat ethics reform commission's proposal to ban fundraising in special session. A session is a session

Office of Gov Abbott (R) @GovAbbott

Celebrating the future of Texas. Thank you to the many Texans who made it possible. http://t.co/rKCR7b41Mu

Adam Schiff (D) @RepAdamSchiff

Will be talking with @maddow and @hardball_chris on MSNBC at 11:30 pm EST/8:30 pm EST about the President's #SOTU speech.

Scott Walker (R) @ScottWalker

RT @jameshohmann: Scott Walker is 1st 2016 GOP candidate with a statement, which calls Obama a lame-duck and says the future lies with leaders in the states.

Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D) @RepTerriSewell

RT @CQnow: Before the speech, #POTUS met briefly with 105-yr-old civil rights figure Amelia Boynton, who was the guest of @RepTerriSewell #CQonSOTU

Congressmember Bass (D) @RepKarenBass

I'm beginning my #SOTU telephone town for constituents shortly. What did you think of President Obama's speech tonight?

Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

Here is the Republican response to the State of the Union. #SOTU http://t.co/yA3Ua16j8C

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Bill Johnson (R) @JohnsonLeads

What is the Presidents plan for terrorists? We have not seen force or a plan behind this... #SOTU

Maxine Waters (D) @MaxineWaters

President Obama right on when he says lobbyists have riddled the tax code with loopholes that let some corporations pay zero. #SOTU

Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R) @RepMickMulvaney

and the person who did the counting just lost her job... #SOTU #sctweets

Lynn Westmoreland (R) @RepWestmoreland

RT @HouseGOP: Great to hear the President will be submitting a budget on time this year. #SOTU

Pat Toomey (R) @ToomeyForSenate

COMMENT with "FASTER" to show President Obama that our economy is not growing, but not fast enough. #SOTU http://t.co/zC1LPUmr44

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Sen. James Lankford (R) @SenatorLankford

Shooting a video with my #SOU guest Dr. Eric Joseph at the Capitol. http://t.co/ZRftpBaQiv

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Governor Rick Snyder (R) @onetoughnerd

"In a couple of hours, you'll hear another tonight." -Gov Snyder #MISOTS15 #SOTU

Governor Rick Snyder (R) @onetoughnerd

Oh yeah it does! RT @onetoughnerd: Michigan's reinvention continues. #MISOTS15 http://t.co/RuCjYiKLax

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Michael Burgess, MD (R) @michaelcburgess

Since his last SOTU, the president's failed policies on immigration have hurt American families. What issues are important to you?#SOTU2015

US Rep. Mike Turner (R) @RepMikeTurner

RT @daytondailynews: Turner to Congress: Stop naming buildings after yourself. This bill make's sure you won't: : http://t.co/LfQj01CJQ9 http://t.co/lXYRsJmgQi

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Donald Payne Jr. (D) @RepDonaldPayne

RT @TIME: NBC will stream Super Bowl XLIX online for free http://t.co/P8nsEpRLha

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Kevin McCarthy (R) @GOPLeader

RT @HouseGOP: 3 Things to Know About the House Homeland Bill → http://t.co/zMYdD9MTSw http://t.co/fjJNQG4FJr

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Ted Lieu (D) @tedlieu

There is a Kogi food truck inside LAX Terminal 4. They serve Korean tofu burritos. I love our district. #cd33 #ca33

Doug Collins (R) @RepDougCollins

joel do me a favor and check your fb or house email @joelbur thanks

Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

RT @indystar: Indy Republicans have tapped this businessman and Iraq veteran to run for mayor. http://t.co/a6ZgJ1nOKk http://t.co/2iXwHiWJTY

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Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

@TMacDonaldWHYY This is at Kelley School which was one super spirited service project developed with @CityYearPhilly @CityYear Great job !

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Jim McDermott (D) @RepJimMcDermott

RT @RepGwenMoore: Hey @RepJimMcDermott: Getting those bagels ready for that sweet, Washington smoked salmon. @WeGotEd knows what I'm saying! #PackersNation

Steny Hoyer (D) @StenyHoyer

RT @BarackObama: Wishing @FLOTUS the happiest birthday today. Thanks for being an inspiration every day of the year. http://t.co/TBK1J1rk51

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JohnCornyn (R) @JohnCornyn

In SOTU, POTUS will falling back on his same old, tired, ineffective redistributionist policies. Growing wages and the economy better way.

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Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

1 out of 4 women will be victim of a sexual attack during academic years. Less than 5% of the attacks are reported @NYSCASA @OJPNIJ @RAINN01

Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

Special Advisor @ChrisCQuinn kicks off this morning's announcement at NYU. http://t.co/otgaGHU3mg #NYOpportunity http://t.co/YgjOeGeRdE

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Muriel Bowser (D) @MayorBowser

RT @WTOP: Breaking: District of Columbia releases its own summary of events in deadly Metro incident http://t.co/3juuE9bHRU

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Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

I applaud the Obama administration for urging SCOTUS to legalize gay marriage nationwide and am proud of NY's role towards #MarriageEquality

Charles Rangel (D) @cbrangel

RT @POLSMemphis: Proud to join @cbrangel on bill to lift the #Cuba embargo&pleased w/President Obama easing travel… http://t.co/m9KHrSogsZ via @RepCohen

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Muriel Bowser (D) @MayorBowser

Mayor Bowser tours tunnel boring machines “Blade” & @NannieTBM with @VP Biden @USDA Vilsack & @GinaEPA

Congressman Ami Bera (D) @RepBera

On next w @KebaArnold @News10_CA to honor sacrifice of Deputy Danny Oliver & family @SOTU w wife Susan Oliver http://t.co/7U50cET93l

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Maxine Waters (D) @MaxineWaters

RELEASE: Waters Opposes House Republicans’ Bills to Weaken Wall Street Reforms & Defund Immigration Initiatives. http://t.co/1FUzZFFPb5

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Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D) @NydiaVelazquez

On way to tenants' meeting in Sunset Park where there will be a positive announcement for our community http://t.co/PV3yWF84bB

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Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

If you loved the We the Podcast's first episode, subscribe and look out for a new episode next month: http://t.co/UwELPOxFab

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Kevin McCarthy (R) @GOPLeader

RT @HouseSmallBiz: #AmericasNewCongress is acting to reduce burdensome red tape that costs small businesses. #4jobs #smallbiz http://t.co/lezN8bDtXD

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Gary R. Herbert (R) @GovHerbert

Elementary students shared with me original artwork they created to raise #radon awareness. It's… http://t.co/siQQ3kjUGj

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Randy Weber (R) @TXRandy14

At 2:18pm CST I will be on live with @Radiomattrick! Tune in here ---> http://t.co/6bV5zFkdz6 #TX14 #tcot

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