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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Carl Sciortino (D) @carlsciortino

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RT @Suxit: @carlsciortino Good turn out tonight.Carl,When I say you could a Statesman not just a politician I mean it.Keep it up the great work.

Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D) @WaxmanClimate

RT @EPA: "#Climate change is about the spread of disease. Warmer temps contribute to the rise of small creatures like mosquitoes and ticks."

Barbara Buono (D) @BarbaraBuono

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RT @SCJoson: RT @P0TUS: BREAKING: House teabags express relief that they were able to cut food stamps before leaving for their next vacation.

Rep. Jim McGovern (D) @RepMcGovern

My neighborhood liquor store guy just calls me "Papi." constantly. In every sentence. @heyfeifer

Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

Today the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a new rule requiring future coal burning plants – the largest... http://t.co/lirLB7csZn

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Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D) @WaxmanClimate

RT @RepLoisCapps: Major step to #ActOnClimate today! The EPA announces pollution limits for dirty power plants - a major new rule to stop global warming.

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Rep. Mike McIntyre (D) @RepMikeMcIntyre

Statement on my vote to keep government grom shutting down and to defund new healthcare law: http://t.co/xawRAaAc6x #NC07

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Congressmember Bass (D) @RepKarenBass

HE President Mohamoud of Somalia speaking about his http://t.co/7EmcMmGgDv

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Steve Cohen (D) @RepCohen

RT @AlbertBrooks: If the Pope can let in gays, and Iran can give up nukes, can't the House just fund Obamacare?

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