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. Challenger Joe Dorman (D)

Joe Dorman (D) @Dorman2014

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Do you have your ticket to Joe's Birthday Concert Bash tomorrow with @reddirtrangers, @travislinville, and more? https://t.co/MPLmOJ1VSI

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Joe Dorman (D) @Dorman2014

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Visited @midwestcityfire - they have the best ISO rating in Oklahoma! Great protection = lower property taxes. http://t.co/q8S6YGjAax

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Joe Dorman (D) @Dorman2014

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@OkState, @OETAOK & @LWVOklahoma to present the Oklahoma Gubernatorial Debate on October 2nd! https://t.co/ymITb54Daz http://t.co/eOAPqmpMI0

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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.

While we may no longer be able to publish deleted tweets, we're still working hard to advocate for more and better open data and to create tools that promote transparency and hold our government accountable.

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