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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Governor Mike Pence (R) @GovPenceIN

#NEWS: State of IN challenges Pres. Obama's exec order in lawsuit with 17 other states - http://t.co/9seNXZSfFj

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Ander Crenshaw (R) @AnderCrenshaw

The most popular bill in Congress heads toward the House finish line!@ndss@autismspeaks@thearcus#passtheABLEacthttp://tinyurl.com/or6cbxm

Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

@JonathanTamari @newsworksWHYY @PoliticsPA Congress will pass next week. ext Week the Congress will send to the POTUS

Louie Gohmert (R) @replouiegohmert

Tune in to @AmericaNewsroom at 8:05am CT. Talking abt the @HouseJudiciary Hearing on #Obama's executive overreach on immigration. @FOXNEWS

Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

Fewer hospital mistakes mean 50,000 lives and $12 billion saved | The Seattle Times "A Healthier America " CF http://t.co/B6Gftev6yZ

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Rep. David Valadao (R) @RepDavidValadao

Today, I introduced legislation to provide drought relief for our Valley. Stay tuned for more details tomorrow! #CA21 #CaDrought

RepPeteOlson (R) @RepPeteOlson

Tune in tonight at 9pm on TLC. The Little People - Jen Arnold, Bill Klein, Will & Zoey - dropped by our DC office for lunch. Great family!

John Conyers (D) @repjohnconyers

.@nationaljournal writes: "Why the Millennials Who Left #Michigan During a Brain Drain Are Moving Back" http://t.co/MxnFmAsYSg

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Lloyd Doggett (D) @RepLloydDoggett

Good time riding Mission Trail with Doggett family. http://t.co/tJrAJ2nsZn

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Israel to hold new elections soon, an opportunity for peace http://t.co/X01ottKPSJ

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Vincent C. Gray (D) @mayorvincegray

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Today's @ServeDC Mayor's Community Service Award winners. Congratulations & thank you for making a difference! http://t.co/EX2LbhKDBd

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Blake Farenthold (R) @farenthold

It’s #TechTuesday, learn how innovative companies help improve the lives of people like @stephenhawking, communicate http://t.co/ek8scNTubE

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Kelly Ayotte (R) @KellyAyotte

Need to find most effective ways to address this #addiction crisis so that people like the Griffins know where to go to get help

Ted Yoho (R) @RepTedYoho

House Republicans Call the Vet to Avoid Another Shutdown http://t.co/etEMADdH2m via @bpolitics

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Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R) @CongressmanGT

RT @starsandstripes: #ANALYSIS | As 113th Congress ends: A list of #military bills that might have been or may still be: http://t.co/9NpSFvsRMY @Travis_Tritten

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Rep. Cheri Bustos (D) @RepCheri

Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday! To learn more about this day of giving back & volunteerism visit http://t.co/NwPeVmSP3q. http://t.co/DK5Em6h34S

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Rep. Ed Whitfield (R) @RepEdWhitfield

Today, the #Sunscreen #Innovation Act was signed into law. It is good for America when we #worktogether!

David Ige (D) @DavidIge4Gov

Danny Akaka Jr. providing the puke during our Inauguration. http://t.co/No6znJHbpl

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