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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Tom Graves (R) @RepTomGraves

PHOTO (2/5): I sat down with representatives from a flooring company. http://t.co/UvgTeCKH

Tom Graves (R) @RepTomGraves

PHOTO (5/5): I talked with a group of home builders. http://t.co/EVEDlFfJ

Lynn Westmoreland (R) @RepWestmoreland

Good morning! The House is in session and voting today on the Dept of Homeland Security approps package. Full schedule: http://t.co/p52yDZpl

Rep Tim Walberg (R) @RepWalberg

Celebrating 38 years of marriage to Sue today. I can't imagine going through my life without Sue, my partner, love of my life, and friend.

Louie Gohmert (R) @replouiegohmert

ICYMI: Joined @RepGowdy last night to talk with @LouDobbs about #AG Eric Holder. VIDEO: http://t.co/EvgsuLbO

Rep. Scott Rigell (R) @RepScottRigell

Beautiful pic from @OpSail_2012 at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel today! #ESVA #hrva @OpSail2012VA

Rep. Paul Gosar, DDS (R) @RepGosar

Things deleted today: This tweet and $1,235,000 of funding for the US Botanic Garden. Pleased my amendment passed the House. #Poltiwoops

Dennis Ross (R) @RepDennisRoss

I guess hunting boat with me and @bterris is a "green job" too! @DarrellIssa: @RepDennisRoss http://t.co/e6T463FX

John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Great to join Republican Roundup in #Fargo today w/ @RickBergND & @SenJohnHoeven - on to victory in November! http://t.co/RDAreE1C

Justin Amash (R) @justinamash

Never thought I'd be rooting for #Celtics in #NBAPlayoffs. #ECF

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