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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Jerry McNerney (D) @RepMcNerney

RT @BarackObama: Because they marched, the Civil Rights Law was passed. Because they marched the Voting Rights Act was signed. #MLKDream50

Eleanor H. Norton (D) @EleanorNorton

RT @kerryeleveld: For any history buff—LGBT or other—this interview with Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton via @JustinCSnow is a must read: http://t.co/NFFlNesU1G

Rep. Alan Grayson (D) @AlanGrayson

How many times did you watch the video of Miley Cyrus twerking? Oh, nevermind, I'll find out from the NSA. http://t.co/EHuYnsuPsm

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Shaughnessy Naughton (D) @VoteShaughnessy

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You can find me on Twitter too. Let's connect! I'm at @ https://t.co/1gsj51CqR9 http://t.co/uIOAnZQ33Z

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Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

RT @RepJohnYarmuth: Today's IRS recognition of federal tax status for same-sex married couples is another big step forward for equality.

Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

Dynamite!Dynamite!When Vandy starts to fight! Down the field...Go Dores!! 35- 32.1:30 to go v. Ole Miss!

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Gwen Graham (D) @GwenForCongress

Pls RT and join me at http://t.co/EM50EBiVOg. More info at

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