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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Sen. Deb Fischer (R)

Senator Deb Fischer (R) @SenatorFischer

RT @redsteeze: Obamacare..The future of healthcare with paper and telephones.

Senator Deb Fischer (R) @SenatorFischer

RT @AriFleischer: Here's a copy of one page from my 9/11 notes. http://t.co/juDmalWMod

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Senator Deb Fischer (R) @SenatorFischer

Sen. Reid’s reasoning for #NuclearOption simply ignores the facts. #Senate has confirmed all Obama’s 2nd term nominees brought up for a vote

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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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