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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Rep. Juan Vargas (D) @RepJuanVargas

Providing the open remarks at my briefing that brought awareness of the sexual exploration of our children http://t.co/uE84GvFHpJ

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Rep. Jared Huffman (D) @RepHuffman

W/today's #CR vote, the Tea Party is taking our government hostage and signaling its intention to shoot the hostage. http://t.co/H3cScXumzu

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Steve Beshear (D) @GovSteveBeshear

Steve Beshear @GovSteveBeshear 12m #Kentucky is setting the standard in #education. Read @TIME's “What Every... http://t.co/afeMDfVA0p

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Lois Capps (D) @RepLoisCapps

Today marks the two year anniversary since Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell was repealed, and our Armed Forces are stronger... http://t.co/sRdgxEUrMX

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Rep. Adam Smith (D) @RepAdamSmith

Tomorrow is .@americorps' 20th anniversary! Thanks to 80k members that fight to expand edu. + economic opportunities http://t.co/7Ir4ii1HHu

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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?

Carl Sciortino (D) @carlsciortino

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RT @msnbc: MA State Rep. @CarlSciortino came out to his Tea Party dad, but not in the way you think http://t.co/0EVqwTkaCI

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Terry McAuliffe (D) @TerryMcAuliffe

Excited to share our newest ad featuring my friend @MarkWarner! RT to spread the word: http://t.co/izwigc8CoM #VAGov

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