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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Nathan Deal (R) @NathanDeal

To the men and women far from home and in harms way during the holidays: we thank you and God bless you.

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @RepSinema

Wishing you all the best on the last night of Hanukkah. http://t.co/FOWZp1W5Et

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

Wishing you all the best on the last night of Hanukkah. http://t.co/VVxbI0yWTL

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US Rep Kathy Castor (D) @USRepKCastor

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! http://t.co/vw7rDgGv8t

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Marc Veasey (D) @MarcVeasey

Working at Home Depot in East Fort Worth today for #marcmeansbusiness. http://t.co/Clkxnp1SI5

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Tom Harkin (D) @SenatorHarkin

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At 11AM ET I will being saying farewell to the Senate after 40 years of serving Iowans: http://t.co/x0rLyYiv5w http://t.co/VqtakzyNQx

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Rep Rick Crawford (R) @RepRickCrawford

#HappyNewYear to #AR1! I wish each of you and yours a healthy and prosperous #2015. http://t.co/kH4DLZexX4

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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D) @SenatorHeitkamp

Thrilled @KariWBlock will join @NWBC. Proud to have recommended such a great leader 4 the job. http://t.co/VGDDdzPbUj http://t.co/B3pGGIuGDM

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Governor Mike Pence (R) @GovPenceIN

Traveling over the holidays? Be prepared. Download @IDHS & @IN_gov's free county travel status app. #HoosierFastFact: http://t.co/zf05qxKJjM

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Rep. Doug Lamborn (R) @RepDLamborn

orang yg ikhlas & tulus berjuang tdk akan pernah sia-sia. saksikan hari ini jam 5 Sore @Trans_TV bersama @IDP_Keci dlm acara RUMAH GRATIS

Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

Check this out when have a quiet moment http://t.co/hBFRlZJ9n1 via @youtube

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On June 3, 2015, the Sunlight Foundation received word from Twitter that it was pulling the plug on Politwoops, reversing an agreement made in 2012 that allowed us to run the project using its API. The last deletions we have archived are from May 15, 2015. Please read our 'Eulogy for Politwoops' for more detail.

While we may no longer be able to publish deleted tweets, we're still working hard to advocate for more and better open data and to create tools that promote transparency and hold our government accountable.

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