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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Senator Thad Cochran (R) @SenThadCochran

Welcome home, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. A grateful America thanks you for your service.

Paul DeMarco (R) @Paul_DeMarco

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SGT Bowe Bergdahl has been released after being captive for five years in Afghanistan. A grateful nation awaits your return.

Joni Ernst (R) @joniernst

US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl freed after being reported missing 5 yrs in Afghanistan. Thoughts & prayers go out to Sgt. Bergdahl & his family.

Rep. Jim Renacci (R) @RepJimRenacci

So glad to hear that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is coming home safely. He's a true American hero: http://t.co/H07gDZICzV

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Rep. Doug Lamborn (R) @RepDLamborn

Live with @ShannonBream in about 10 minutes discussing #vaaccountability please tune in http://t.co/g1X4wiLb7u

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Rep. Steve Stockman (R) @SteveWorks4You

RT @BradPaisley: Westboro Baptist Selfie!! Or west-Burro(ass) selfie. Hopefully they can hear the show out here. We'll play loud. http://t.co/OrMhJjD8NE

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Chris Dahlberg (R) @dahlberg4senate

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Absolutely. RT @PitcherTim: IMHO @dahlberg4senate would have had the endorsement if 1st session kept going. #tcnt

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