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

@Matt_Romney Saw you on TV Sat. standing next to our outstanding VP pick, Paul Ryan. Thanks for making the trip to Spokane last week. #VP

Senator Rand Paul (R) @SenRandPaul

Obama's comments dismissing individual achievement were an insult to generations of Americans: "You Didn't Build That" http://t.co/U0nJBhh0

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John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

I'm proud to endorse Ben Quayle for Congress in #AZ06 - Ben represents the next generation of leadership for #Arizona http://t.co/5O8eIaIx

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John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Headed to #Utah to campaign for rising GOP star @MiaBLove. Learn more about Mia: http://t.co/zQYqoi8p #UT04

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John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Headed to beautiful #Montana today to support @DennyRehberg for Senate #MTSen

John McCain (R) @SenJohnMcCain

Joining "Voices of #Montana" this AM previewing my visit to Big Sky Country - listen live: http://t.co/qoBt4PwH #MTSen

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ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

RT @tinybaby: @ChuckGrassley i remember a time when people were proud to have the President visit their establishment

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

Media love 2 cover Nyad's swim from Cuba 2 US but the beatings against Damas de Blanco? Not so much. Nyad say "courage" 2 herself. Really?!

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) @RosLehtinen

Media love American swimming from Cuba 2 US. Covering the beatings of Ladies in White in Cuba? Not so much! She says "Courage". Baloney.

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