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. Dan Kildee (D) @RepDanKildee

RT @Salon "She's one of the best reasons why Texas will turn blue in our lifetimes..." -@joanwalsh on Wendy Davis http://t.co/W46urMdFiM

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Loretta Sanchez (D) @LorettaSanchez

#SCOTUS overturns #Prop8 - it's a great day for equality!

Sheila Jackson Lee (D) @JacksonLeeTX18

I posted 6 photos on Facebook in the album "Press Conference with Sec. Sebelius" http://t.co/CnLUVpbGdd

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Suzanne Bonamici (D) @RepBonamici

Love has replaced hate as the governing factor in the decision of same sex couples to marry. #MarriageEquality http://t.co/NaZN7U42MR

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Mark Takano (D) @RepMarkTakano

RT @thecaucus: "I can't believe it, I have to call my husband." - Joshua Schneider, outside the #SCOTUS building http://t.co/vqjsOKQmya

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Bob McDonnell (D) @GovernorVA

Secretary Todd Haymore holding one of the first deep sea red crabs to arrive in Virginia! http://t.co/bGwhYpL0pe

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Bob McDonnell (D) @GovernorVA

RT @BobMcDonnell: Secretary Todd Haymore holding one of the first deep sea red crabs to arrive in Virginia! http://t.co/3hfVAB6IlT http://t.co/pG3diXhLiA

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Chris Van Hollen (D) @ChrisVanHollen

.@ProfeSweeting See attached chart. Doing nothing would still be better than GOP plan. http://t.co/rS6cyZhdWr

Rep. Rick Larsen (D) @RepRickLarsen

@andrew_awest Good question. @HouseDemocrats's budget and @PattyMurray's budget in Senate replace job-killing sequestration.

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