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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Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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@GrumpyDem I was being tongue-in-cheek. '5th grader' tweet referred to an earlier post made by someone else. Needs context to be funny.

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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I always enjoy open, thoughtful discussion. You all offered up some great insight. Much appreciated! @cgpoirier @lldzne @johnfmoore

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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Thanks for passing my article along. We are a nation in crisis. @andrewzimmern @chriswarcraft

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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I'm see a "Beefy Cheesy Party" on the ballots in 2012. #pantsonfire @RepGeoffDiehl @michaelianblack

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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RT “@DrewHampshire: I endorse Kermit. Proven leadership, wisdom, and he plays a mean banjo. #fitn #muppets

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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I'm need two gat a butter speller. (Sorry for all the recent typos. Turned off spellcheck when it changed my last name to "Roomier.")

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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Jedi mind tricks? Teleportation? “@benpolitico: Perry campaign vid borrows footage from SuperPAC, denies coordination http://t.co/qKogLhNV

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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RT @nateCNU: Just voted for @BuddyRoemer as a 'Must Follow Politician' in the #MashableAwards! Go support him now! http://t.co/6frRURta #FreeToLead

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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@daveweigel So @WeigelStoned isn't you? Or is you, but only you when you have the #munchies? Confused.

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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@daveweigel Lol, serious! Got a tweet a few minutes ago and thought it was you. Not crazy, like something you would expect from parody.

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