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.

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John Garamendi (D) @RepGaramendi

~700,000 Americans receive pink slips unless Congress passes a #Transportation bill #RebuildAmerica http://t.co/ddmIxL7iQC

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US Rep. Filemon Vela (D) @RepFilemonVela

RT @Jim_Sheridan: Robin Thicke is getting terrible abuse on the #AskThicke hashtag. Maybe If he'd dressed less provocative & stayed sober it wouldn't happen?

Congressman Sam Farr (D) @RepSamFarr

Launched my new #Instagram account on Monday with my first selfie. Check it out at http://t.co/kW1ULO3IkD

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John Carney (D) @John_Carney

Tonight marks the 328th anniversary of Caesar Rodney’s midnight ride to Philadelphia, casting his historic vote for Independence. #netDE

Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

Just taking a quick moment to thank you all for your generous support of our campaign to bring pragmatic... http://t.co/EmBT0EB2l5

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Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D) @RepTerriSewell

RT @RepBarbaraLee: Great read by @NancyPelosi. Shameful that US is only industrialized country w/o paid family leave. #womensucceed http://t.co/M2L054Utl1

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Jim McDermott (D) @RepJimMcDermott

About to go live on #FoxQ13 morning show to talk veterans issues and current events http://t.co/f0hJgax8Un

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Jim McDermott (D) @RepJimMcDermott

Live on #FoxQ13 morning show talking veterans issues and current events http://t.co/Xt8WuQNhDh

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Ron Kind (D) @KindforCongress

The Foster Cheese Haus offers 100 cheese products from local dairies and 175 craft beer products. If that's not #MadeInTheUSA, then what is?

John Larson (D) @JohnLarsonCT

Fifty years ago today, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law. My colleague and friend, Congressman... http://t.co/Eoohj0tMbC

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