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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Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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@EdMorrissey This should be good! Tonight on Bill Maher >> Herman Cain, David Frum, Rob Reiner, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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"Super PAC" is the new 9-9-9. It grates on me. That, and Gingrich undecided on 'going negative or not.' #NegativeIsNewtsMiddleName

Justin Amash (R) @justinamash

Over the next 10 years, Pres. Obama has proposed reducing our federal budget of about 45,000 billion dollars by 3... http://t.co/9yJan8gJ

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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@brooklynkid1951 SC is Colbert's, just to watch Super PAC candidates quake in their boots. They'll be begging for campaign finance reform.

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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@fausto412 End unfair trade, reinstate Glass-Steagall to end "Too Big To Fail," end Corp lobbyist stranglehold on market, support Small Biz

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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Welcome to Washington. Lobbyists and special interests were briefed ahead of Congress on new Obamacare regs" http://t.co/UeloDlFu

Newt 2012 Campaign (R) @Newt2012HQ

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RT @FloridawithNewt: Great crowds today Welcome to Florida @newtgingrich #floridawithnewt #withnewt #2012 http://t.co/yRl3V9ZO

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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Then he should tell Mitt to denounce his. "@davidmuirabc: McCain says Super PACs "will destroy the political process." http://t.co/GnLUg2Rw

Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) @BuddyRoemer

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Question of the Day >> Why won’t Romney publicly pressure his Super PACs to remove ads that are factually incorrect? #buddychat

Orrin Hatch (R) @OrrinHatch

Expressed some of my concerns today about #PIPA to Senator Reid today. You can read more here. http://t.co/tvkLnCVF #utpol #tcot

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On June 3, 2015, the Sunlight Foundation received word from Twitter that it was pulling the plug on Politwoops, reversing an agreement made in 2012 that allowed us to run the project using its API. The last deletions we have archived are from May 15, 2015. Please read our 'Eulogy for Politwoops' for more detail.

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