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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Rep. Challenger Domenic Recchia (D)

Domenic M. Recchia (D) @DomenicRecchia

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RT @RossBarkan: The DCCC promises to unleash an "unprecedented" field operation against Michael Grimm http://t.co/rMYPffzLpc

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Domenic M. Recchia (D) @DomenicRecchia

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RT @SalAlbaneseNYC: @RossBarkan The DCC is going to unleash an unprecedented field operation to elect @DomenicRecchia in my neighborhood? God help us all

Domenic M. Recchia (D) @DomenicRecchia

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RT @sqweinstein: ICYMI: This week @DomenicRecchia picks up endorsements of @CWAUnion & @NYSAFLCIO #NY11 #recchiaforcongress http://t.co/9txf70GMsL

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Domenic M. Recchia (D) @DomenicRecchia

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Had a blast tonight at the summer stroll - wonderful to see everyone http://t.co/iMDi0R2R22

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