Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

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Sen. Mark Kirk (R)

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

#Hamas rockets have been discovered at @UNRWA facilities – are they aiding the terrorist organization in their fight against #Israel?

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

US has given @UNRWA ~$5 bil since 1950. Need to stop taxpayer-funded aid until we know their true intentions. http://t.co/HNyn8bPgki

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Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

I have been working against gang violence for years IL needs #ATF anti-gang coordinator now RT if agree http://t.co/jOE0uGhFDu @DHStatehouse

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Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

#UNGA adopts resolution condemning #Iran for "ongoing & recurring" #HumanRights abuses including "pervasive violence against women".

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Iranian human rights activist reportedly tortured to death. Applaud UN reporter @ahmedshaheed willingness 2 investigate http://t.co/KkmhJ1RE

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Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

RT @FreedomHouseDC: New Report: Governments Grow Increasingly Repressive Online, Activists Fight Back http://t.co/WSZU4ggZ #netfreedom #AFreeNet

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Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

It is estimated that 2M older adults are victims of abuse each year, it must be stopped. Thx @SenBlumanthal http://t.co/6s8flDBJ

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Kirk, Durbin Language Saving Waukegan Coast Guard Station Advances in Senate http://t.co/F1GjfDOm

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Let's protect kids from sex traffickers-- take down prostitution ads on back http://t.co/VQLmWkvi http://t.co/pxRNLD0M

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Let's protect kids from sex traffickers-- take down prostitution ads on http://t.co/0DSdhT1L http://t.co/pxRNLD0M

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Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

UPDATE: Dr. Harvey of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago says Kirk is "adapting well to the rehabilitation program"...

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Fight public corruption in cities like Chicago http://t.co/QDUi7pXE: keep honest services in Stock Act!! http://t.co/ptzLfiE6

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Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

UPDATE - "The swelling in Sen. Kirk's brain has subsided....This is an important milestone in his recovery" http://t.co/KqIgoT5k [staff]

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Yesterday, the #Senate unanimously adopted the @SenBlumenthal/Kirk amendment to the #STOCKAct. PRESS RELEASE - http://t.co/olgpIPwT [staff]

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

UPDATE on Sen. Kirk

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Tonight, we mourn the death of Congressman Ed Derwinski - our first Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Keep his family in your thoughts.

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

During visit to #MetroEast, US Atty Steve Wigginton told me that East STL is America's most denergous place - 20x murder rate of America.

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Good news - @WhiteHouse lifts veto threat on Defense Authorization – Menendez/Kirk amendment targeting Central Bank of #Iran will be law

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Good news - @WhiteHouse lifts veto threat on Defense Authorization – Menendez/Kirk amendment to collapse Central Bank of #Iran will be law

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Have wager w/ #Army Nat'l Guard member @USSenScottBrown on #ArmyNavy2011. He put up Massachusetts-style chowder; I put up Malnati's Pizza.

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

The @AP reports - #France to bring home staff from embassy in #Iran

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Will be joining @DonandRoma on @WLSam890 radio #Chicago at 7:30am CST. Click here to tune in and listen - http://t.co/VPsxQzl3

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

Concerned that defense bill would allow military detention of Americans on US soil, w/out the action of a civilian court....

Mark Kirk (R) @SenatorKirk

With new Chief Naval Officer Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert http://t.co/9TNigzCv #il @usnavy

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