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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Gov. Challenger Chuck Hassebrook (D)

Chuck Hassebrook (D) @Vote4Chuck

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Took some time this morning to read to students at Sprouts Preschool. We all have a stake in their success #NEGov http://t.co/1BvxCgtbAs

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Chuck Hassebrook (D) @Vote4Chuck

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RT @omahaPOA: The "prison gloves" are coming off in the race for NE Governor! http://t.co/Kc0SUFu3iK @Vote4Chuck @RickettsForGov http://t.co/X1Jic3pdU8

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Chuck Hassebrook (D) @Vote4Chuck

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"Government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from this earth." Happy Birthday, #AbrahamLincoln

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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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