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. Tom Coburn (R)

Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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Congress secures a $21M park spanning across three states, so ambitious @NatlParkService determined it to be infeasible. #SecretSanta

Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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Congress extends old earmarks for autopoloozas and wine trains over the President’s recommendation #SecretSanta http://t.co/pjXDe6g5mZ

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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$50,000 on a grant for researchers to study why sea monkeys follow lasers. #Wastebook2014 http://t.co/Z6hUvyCO4S http://t.co/V0hmccKQq2

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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Provision to stop taxpayer subsidies for millionaires’ nannies passes Congress, heads to the President #CCDBG http://t.co/RNAVBke5Pd

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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“I can’t see what he released that would have done any harm...he’s a good American who’s done the right thing” http://t.co/dp8opxQGWV

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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Did you know that 5 days before last year’s gov shutdown taxpayers dished out $195K to throw a Hollywood bash? #fancy http://t.co/2iBRxT4xlN

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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Did you know that 5 days before last year’s gov shutdown taxpayers dished out $195K to throw a Hollywood bash? #fancy

Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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Oklahoma’s 40 federally funded job training programs cost $164 annually. Ironically, most people don’t even know they exist. #WasteWednesday

Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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$$$ to improve children’s schools in Florida was spent to settle a lawsuit with a former contractor. #WasteWednesday http://t.co/6Luhq8uwl7

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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Send me questions to ask NTIS director at today's hearing. NTIS collects free govt reports & then charges for them. http://t.co/bg3eH6Ivo6

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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Are tax giveaways to the big banks going to help struggling Americans? Dr. Coburn talks #NMTCs in Tulsa http://t.co/sumz2KvOed

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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Did you know your tax $$$ contributed $23M in #NMTC to build a luxury hotel in Oklahoma City? #WasteWednesday http://t.co/qOfVrepzwe

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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Dolphins & Hollywood producers are among the unlikely recipients of millions of $$$ in #NMTC http://t.co/inUKmiVqNV http://t.co/72PpFrCyM7

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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Taxpayers paid $40 million through the #NMTC to build a magical wonderland for dolphins. http://t.co/inUKmiVqNV http://t.co/jV7LAYFO5B

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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One #NMTC project may bankrupt an entire town, including the entire police department http://t.co/inUKmiVqNV http://t.co/UGycnzZtiw

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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$40M in #NMTC built the world’s largest aquarium to expand the AT&T Dolphin Tales exhibit. http://t.co/inUKmiVqNV http://t.co/lLlk3CBQlj

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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$40M in #NMTC built the world’s largest aquarium to expand the AT&T Dolphin Tales exhibit. http://t.co/inUKmiVqNV http://t.co/DrPy9K8BAA

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Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. (R) @TomCoburn

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RT @GOPSenFinance: .@SenOrrinHatch will be on @FoxBusiness's @Varneyco to discuss #inversions and our tax code at 11:30 a.m. ET. Tune in!

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