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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Cong. Steven Palazzo (R) @CongPalazzo

@MississippiDem YES BUT I DID IT RESPECTFULLY! I'M SORRY I WAS RAISED TO TAKE OUT THE TRASH. HELLO!

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) @RepReneeEllmers

RT @gopconference: RT @SpeakerBoehner: Our thoughts and prayers are with those in West, TX impacted by yesterday’s tragedy. #prayforwest

Rep. Steve Stockman (R) @SteveWorks4You

Suspect thought he could escape in backyard boat after hearing Gore speak on global warming.

Rep. Steve Stockman (R) @SteveWorks4You

I run this account. If you were offended, I'm sorry. I was mocking a murderer I have no respect for. - Donny Ferguson.

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Rep. Steve Stockman (R) @SteveWorks4You

RT @revolutionaryma: @SteveWorks4You Thank you Congressman. Texas loves you. Come early, be loud, stay late. Eyes of Texas and Gig'em!

Todd Young (R) @ToddYoungIN

I posted 43 photos on Facebook in the album "" http://t.co/WyGtMwml0s

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Johnny Isakson (R) @SenatorIsakson

Thank you to the Boston Police and federal law enforcement for their hard work. They are true heroes.

Susan Brooks (R) @SusanBrooksIN

Wonderful meeting with Marion high school students today! 91% graduation rate! http://t.co/E7PoCEax9c

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