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

Turn on @kxly920 Morning News to hear @budname and me talk about Internet Taxes and the STEP project. #goodmorning #Spokane

Rep. Jeff Duncan (R) @RepJeffDuncan

The State Depart didn't want to include references to prior threats in the #benghazi talkers bc they didn't want criticism for not acting

Dave Joyce (R) @RepDaveJoyce

Congratulated @BrecksvilleOhio gymnasts on 10 straight state championships! http://t.co/31GqikGtmL

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Luke Messer (R) @LukeMesserIN

We must remain committed to winning the War on Terror. Check out my column on the recent terrorist attacks: http://t.co/KHsPvHeLQM

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Ann Wagner (R) @RepAnnWagner

So did anyone actually get fired from the #IRS or did the Obama Administration hire the culprits to replace Axelrod and co.?

Erik Paulsen (R) @Erik_Paulsen

I did. Sergio sucks “@Ron_Rosenbaum: #Players Choke of the year. Sergio: plunk! Think Tiger enjoyed that?”

Senator Ron Johnson (R) @SenRonJohnson

Great post from @TheAnchoress: about those Embassy attacks under Bush. http://t.co/l2psOCWVCe

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Rep. Paul Cook (R) @RepPaulCook

On this day in 1846, Congress voted in favor of President James K. Polk’s declaration of war on Mexico in dispute over Texas #hfotd

Doug Collins (R) @RepDougCollins

Will be on @FoxBusiness at 1pm EST to discuss the IRS targeting political groups. Hope you'll tune in

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