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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House Rep. David Cicilline (D)

Cicilline Office (D) @RepCicilline

House will vote on final passage of legislation to honor Sister Ann Keefe at 6:30pm.

David N. Cicilline (D) @davidcicilline

Congratulating Cesar Shabbos scholarship winners @CCRINews w/ @SenJackReed & Governor @GinaRaimondo. Congrats to all! http://t.co/idoWpeSkc5

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David N. Cicilline (D) @davidcicilline

Looking to help out during the winter storm. @Serve_RI needs volunteers to help shovel snow. Sign up here: https://t.co/JnqssCyFFu

Cicilline Office (D) @RepCicilline

@tmgianotti Good news is that House of Cards, your darker dose of political drama, is only a few days away... #notvalentinesday

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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.

Get the archive data file.