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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CathyMcMorrisRodgers (R) @cathymcmorris

@neo82 Absolutely. Thank you precinct 6144 and all the great Washingtonians who participated in their caucuses today.

Sen. McConnell Press (R) @McConnellPress

Photos from Sen. McConnell's office: Taken during tour of West Liberty, Ky. on Sat. March 3, 2012 http://t.co/xOvaZteI

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Rep. Tim Griffin (R) @RepTimGriffin

Cool, I'm about to reach 3,500 followers! See the rest of my stats at Twitter Counter: http://t.co/dgBzN45E

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Justin Amash (R) @repjustinamash

Amash goes to extremes for more than his BBA. He's just as stubborn when it comes to the Constitution, which tends... http://t.co/PioHRswS

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John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Dear Vlad, Surprise! Surprise! You won. The people of #Russia are crying too!

John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Must-Reads- Diehl: The end of Putinism http://t.co/YEg2HlyL & Samuelson: Sequestration would be a dagger to defense http://t.co/JaVee5Tp

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

Our current economic crisis requires leadership. Person best equipped to solve our urgent problems is @MittRomney. http://t.co/eaHjEFfG

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JeffFortenberry (R) @JeffFortenberry

As a reminder, under federal ethics laws, no comments on campaign/election issues are allowed on this page. Be... http://t.co/4lVsvBwY

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Rep. James Lankford (R) @RepLankford

RT Chairman Graves’ latest Op-ed: Stop Rising Gas Prices From Killing Small Business http://t.co/aAuT9pdQ #SmallBiz #Keystone #4jobs

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