Quotes

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The Sunlight Foundation's Politwoops project archives politicians' deleted tweets. Below, a sampling from the site:

"Me likey Broke Girls."
—deleted tweet from Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Idaho), February 3, 2013

"Honored to join my colleagues & @OfficialCBC at #USAfrica Leaders Summit to discuss the valuable relationship between our two countries!"
—deleted tweet from Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), August 6, 2014

"Look what city showed up on #Jeopardy tonight! #Youngstown #Ohio #Trebek"
—deleted tweet from Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) pointing to a picture of Youngstown as the answer to a puzzle on Wheel of Fortune, January 7, 2014

"Chavez nationalized oil companies, censored opposition media and banned guns. Democrats lost a true believer."
—deleted tweet from Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas), March 5, 2013

"On Initiative 71: It is my job to carry out the will of the people and I will do so."
—deleted tweet from D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser, referring to the measure legalizing the possession of marijuana in the District, February 17, 2015

Tweets archived at politwoops.sunlightfoundation.com.

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