Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

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House Rep. Jared Polis (D)

Rep. Jared Polis (D) @RepJaredPolis

@SFnicko can you DM please? Your story on Polis is inaccurate. Also, thx for reaching out for a comment.

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Ted Cruz:Gay marriage=forever "Defended TX marriage laws when,..court attempted to grant divorce to same-sex couple" http://t.co/xxfaTxWG91

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

#China is up to some real mischief on Mischief Reef http://t.co/dgA9YuJqcr

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

"Polis talks veterans health at town hall event" #loveland #copolitics http://t.co/V53avL66Ss via @reporterherald

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

“Why is Netanyahu pursuing this course of action despite fretting of his national security team?” http://t.co/DxoJO9506b

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Good site consolidating major polls for upcoming #israel election; kind of like an Israeli @NateSilver538 #jewish http://t.co/OluQ5HkKsA

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

@jeffpearlman a wise man once said "GOP is defending @SenTomCotton post-dumb note w, 'Hey, he's a vet! He's a vet!' Matters not here."

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

So much for Rand Paul running as libertarian, small-gov Republican; Rand 2.0 is big spending, big government hawk http://t.co/UkHkYg2IUL

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

My parents published Leonard Nimoy's soulful (and, yes, emotional) poetry http://t.co/DCUYXknIQy

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Instead of a big bang, scientists speculate that maybe the universe has been here for an infinite amount of time http://t.co/oy7iEp1pDu

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Help still available for Boulder County flood victims hit with FEMA repayment demands: http://t.co/V6UcsfEKG6 via @dailycamera

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

I was in the room when @repdonyoung suggested if we let loose wolves in some areas, then we “wouldn’t have a homeless problem anymore."

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

I'm at my first Natural Resources Cmte meeting; in about half an hour I get to ask @SecretaryJewell questions; ideas?

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Extra Credits - Politics - How to Make Your Voice Heard: http://t.co/NWRgaEeAK2 via @YouTube

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

47 Republican Senators have aligned themselves with Iran's hard-liners... who would have thought?

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Tehran Tom took his case directly to the Iranian government

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Tehran Tom asks Iranian Revolutionary Guards for help in battle against US diplomats

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Israel to hold new elections soon, an opportunity for peace http://t.co/X01ottKPSJ

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Paying my respects to fictional bouldering Mork at 1619 Pine http://t.co/qFTNvlmK9t

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Paying my respects to Robin Williams at 1619 Spruce http://t.co/6L2kCuInPT

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

#Iraq #Bushwar Countries, like eggs, are easier to break than they are to put back together again. I hope we learn from #iraqfail

Rep. Jared Polis (D) @RepJaredPolis

Just bought my tickets to @emanc at the Tally Ho Tuesday Feb 18th! #TallyHoTheatre http://t.co/Jw1Uc1F0rC

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Rep. Jared Polis (D) @RepJaredPolis

Today, the number of Americans who have lost much-needed UI reaches #1million600k. More than 22k have lost UI in CO. It is time for a vo ...

Rep. Jared Polis (D) @RepJaredPolis

Do you want to get in on a Colorado delegation Super Bowl wager again the Washington delegation? If so, what district product would you ...

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

@whereishawkins you know the market well, young Jedi

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Sherlock Holmes now officially in the public domain! Profit away from derivative works! Elementary, my dear Watson http://t.co/fUAGWKlHzk

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Arapahoe Ridge High School; SWAT teams suited up, live shooter situation Sheriff about to hold press conference: http://t.co/cf8x1Pwp95

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

@rweingarten don't know if I can bring myself to read another book from that evil woman who is doing such harm to public education

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

oh boy, it's raining again. Hopefully short-lived. #coloradoflood #boulderflood http://t.co/s143WpJrlI

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

@neonnurse yeah we went through the wax paper first

Rep. Jared Polis (D) @RepJaredPolis

RT @jaredpolis: All queens support #lgbt marriage equality: http://t.co/avKpp7z92C

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Rep. Jared Polis (D) @RepJaredPolis

RT @digital4th: Amendment to Stop Warrant-less Email Searches by Federal Agencies passes w bipartisan support! Thank you @RepKevinYoder ! #ECPA #Privacy

RepPolisPress (D) @RepJaredPolis

Don't forget to call Allison Sherry - (303) 956-7773

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

#colorado is ranked 4th state for #startup companies, 420 startups per 100,000 adults. Let's become #1!

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

RIP Minitel,1981-2012 (proprietary French network) last 800k terminals sera éteint; Power of #open internet http://t.co/llR69WZV #geek

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

I get 2 throw out first pitch at Nationals game June 19th! http://t.co/ktcKYXXc #bucketlist #lgbt fastball high & in or curve low & away?

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

@OldMiner just I introduce on floor, will be voted on tonight probably

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Turn over your yeti/Sasquatch/ http://t.co/JIo5E2XE

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

Obama makes progress cutting red-tape & bureacracy "telling every agency to slim its rule book" http://t.co/l3Joev5m

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Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

1865 clever letter from former slave to ex-master who wants him to return http://t.co/q7YrWyqP "I have often felt uneasy about u" #history

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

impressive Isaac Asimov graffiti in Rome h/t @BoingBoing

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

1st time I've been called #hoopyfrood @Isla_Es @jaredpolis is a pretty hoopy frood.Not gonna lie.He & his staff have impressed me recently.

Jared Polis (D) @jaredpolis

1st time I've been called #hoopyfrood @Isla_Es @jaredpolis is a pretty hoopy frood.Not gonna lie.He & his staff have impressed me recently.

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