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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Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

Never expected to be running as the ONLY woman candidate for Congress in PA. Now I need your help. http://t.co/EzaInl0sey

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Rep. Kurt Schrader (D) @RepSchrader

RT @jeffzeleny: No, the president didn't misspeak. Friends of "Eric Shinseki" call him Rick. He calls himself that, too.

Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

RT @DAMichelleG: With a victory yesterday @ErinforPA is the only female running for Congress in #PA. Here is a story on her victory: http://t.co/Sh9rLHpvut

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Martin Heinrich (D) @MartinHeinrich

Share your photos & stories about what #OMDP Nat’l Monument means to you using the hashtag #OMDP4NM.

Gwen Graham (D) @GwenForCongress

RT @learyreports: .@GwenForCongress: "The president and every single member of Congress should also treat this like the national emergency it is."

Senator Jeff Merkley (D) @SenJeffMerkley

Put simply, climate change is a threat to life, liberty, & the pursuit of happiness. #SoundTheAlarm4Climate

Michael Wager (D) @MichaelWager14

This week on twitter: 40 new followers, 27 new unfollowers and followed 237 people via http://t.co/LiGv7wKy0b

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Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

RT @Ron_Kaufman: Having lunch at @McKennaLong with the father of the Tea Party movement @GovHowardDean http://t.co/cEIXTicVci

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