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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Sen. Chuck Grassley (R)

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Seems like romney has president on defensive

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

#UNIPanthers uni scores first T D. IllST LEADS 19/78

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

On way to church 2day in Iowa I saw dead deer along road reminding me of close call I had. So many deer dead tells me Iowa needs longer cson

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

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

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Dear Iowans, vote against ACTA, SOPA, and PIPA, because this man, Chuck Grassley, wants YOUR internet censored and all of that BS.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

And yes, I am an Anonymous follower.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

uh-oh looks like Chuck is online too

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

You might know me from a few weeks back.. :)

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Well, this was fun, lol

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Wow, Chuck hasn't even changed his password.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

@fleetadmiralj actually it was 'icecream'

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

@Sloup Well, thank you 'Sloup'

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

Chuck is a supporter of SOPA, PIPA, and ACTA, meaning he wants no privacy for private accounts.

ChuckGrassley (R) @ChuckGrassley

@MrTraywick Yes, I agree MrTraywick

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