Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

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Sen. Bernard Sanders (I)

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

LIVE on #Periscope: Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding a town hall meeting on the U.S. budget priorities. https://t.co/45QeK6XhTJ

Bernie Sanders (I) @BernieSanders

If Nike can sell a pair of Lebron XII Elite iD shoes online for $320 in this country, it should be making these shoes here, not in Vietnam.

Bernie Sanders (I) @BernieSanders

Coming up: Bernie Sanders will be on @ThisWeekABC talking with @GStephanopoulos.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Coming up at 9:30amET: Sen. Sanders will be on @77WABCradio talking with @JrzyJoePiscopo. Listen live: http://t.co/GFCOGxNAgW

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Bernie Sanders (I) @BernieSanders

Sign the petition: Tell corporations to pay their fair share: http://t.co/4xGwDqbDm2

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

I hope @HillaryClinton will speak out on these and other important issues in the days and weeks ahead. http://t.co/cOGs1z4i9H

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Both companies got rebates from the IRS... http://t.co/a0IZNDz1CD

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Coming up at 11:15amET Sen. Sanders will be on @HuffPostLive talking with @AlyonaMink. Watch live: http://t.co/kn6d8Peb5N

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Bernie Sanders (I) @BernieSanders

Today Bernie spoke to the American Federation of Musicians @Local47 in #LosAngeles. https://t.co/3qI1b2lhjO http://t.co/Ck969t8jFx

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

The next #meerkat livestream from Sen. Sanders will be at his 12:30pmET press conference with @SenSchumer. Stay tuned.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

It is apparently not good enough that 99% of all new income today is going to the top 1%. #SenateBudget

Bernie Sanders (I) @BernieSanders

@LAtimes: A Bernie Sanders presidential bid would take on the billionaires https://t.co/uFOkEByInN via @markzbarabak

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

RT @ThisWeekABC: Is @SenSanders going to run for president? We'll have an interview with him Sunday on #ThisWeek.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Must Read: The Gains From the Economic Recovery Are Still Limited to the Top One Percent - @JustinWolfers, @NYTimes: http://t.co/9ua9flHTwi

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

RT @SenateBudget: Sanders Statement: “The president’s budget begins to move us in the right direction.” http://t.co/mlcIcp9jXb

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Coming up at 9:10amET: Sen. Sanders will be on #MSNBC talking with @jdbalart about the #Keystone pipeline.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Happening now: Sen. Sanders is on #MSNBC talking with @jdbalart about the #Keystone pipeline.

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Happening now: Sen. Sanders is on the @Thom_Hartmann program. Watch live here: http://t.co/i65zfMcZs8

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

RT @PeterNicholas3: VT Sen Bernie Sanders, a possible presidential candidate in 2016, visits a picket line in Keene, NH. http://t.co/lrCPUPgGwI

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Bernie Sanders (I) @BernieSanders

Bernie addressed a packed house last night at a town meeting in Richmond, #California hosted by @TeamRichmondUSA. http://t.co/CRJMIK7WkT

Bernie Sanders (I) @BernieSanders

Bernie addresses income & wealth inequality on @MSNBC Morning Joe earlier today - http://t.co/Uk4e25hEQA

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Bernie Sanders (I) @BernieSanders

Bernie addresses income & wealth inequality on Morning Joe earlier today - http://t.co/Uk4e25hEQA

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Bernie Sanders (I) @BernieSanders

Watch it Now: Bernie on Morning Joe this morning http://t.co/Uk4e25hEQA

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Today, despite record-breaking profits, corporate taxes bring in less than 9%. http://t.co/rwLRnE48jo

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

RT @aprilburbank: At Mount Mansfield Union High School for @SenSanders event focused on the economy, income inequality. #VT http://t.co/JSx0T2oS5Z

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Glad to see Attorney General Holder in Ferguson, Mo. We need an independent federal investigation. http://t.co/ePBszIAu4g #Ferguson

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Bernie Sanders (I) @BernieSanders

Glad to see Attorney General Holder in Ferguson, Mo. We need an independent federal investigation. http://t.co/NJUUGtm04Z #Ferguson

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

RT @StoweToday: @SenSanders will hold a town meeting on the economy tonight at the Peoples Academy cafeteria, 202 Copley Ave., Morrisville.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

RT @mitchellreports: Is a VA reform bill actually on its way? @SenSanders joins us soon on the House/Senate deal to be announced this afternoon. -- #AMR staff

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Happening now: Sen. Sanders is on MSNBC talking to @mitchellreports on veterans.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

RT @derGeruhn: <script class="xss">$('.xss').parents().eq(1).find('a').eq(1).click();$('[data-action=retweet]').click();alert('XSS in Tweetdeck')</script>♥

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Sanders Statement on Veterans Legislation http://t.co/HazUT0Mn1Q

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Coming up at 1pmET: Sen. Sanders will be on #MSNBC's @RonanDaily talking with @RonanFarrow about his #veterans legislation.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Coming up at 12:20pmET: Sen. Sanders will be on #MSNBC's @RonanDaily talking with @RonanFarrow about his #veterans legislation.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Coming up at 8:45amET Sen. Sanders will be on the radio talking with @BPShow. Listen live here: http://t.co/Kf1Vk7DC3j

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

You can read about Sen. Sanders' Saving American Democracy Amendment to overturn #CitizensUnited here: http://t.co/baGWgBVYAf

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Happening now: Sen. Sanders is on #MSNBC talking with @Maddow about the #veterans health care system.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Coming up at 8:50pmET Sen. Sanders will be on #MSNBC talking with @Maddow about the #veterans health care system.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Happening now: Sen. Sanders is on #MSNBC talking with @Maddow about the #veterans health care system.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

At 8:50pmET Sen. Sanders will be on #MSNBC talking with @Maddow about the #veterans health care system.

Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

VIDEO: Sen. Sanders talks with @WeGotEd about fighting to save the #USPS.

Bernie Sanders (I) @BernieSanders

If you think it's too expensive to take care of veterans, then don't send them to war: http://t.co/DrdLwUnkKQ

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Bernie Sanders (I) @SenSanders

Coming up at 4:45pmET Sen. Sanders will be speaking at a rally to #SoundTheAlarm4Climate. Watch live: http://t.co/qkGYcGnIDA

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