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. Amy Klobuchar (D)

Amy Klobuchar (D) @amyklobuchar

Fun story on how #BitsOfWoodenChairTrophy came into being. Great addition to @GopherFootball trophy case! http://t.co/LmHuhAHALo

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Amy Klobuchar (D) @amyklobuchar

.@chuckgrassley & I press for probe of report that #oil companies blocked #ethanol | http://t.co/B8Jl7beHPo #NDpol #Bakken #Energy

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Amy Klobuchar (D) @amyklobuchar

@MNStateFair starts today-I was there at 6AM here's our family in front of the famous "All you can drink milk" booth. http://t.co/74v3ksQoBD

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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.