Welcome to another brief roundup of notable deleted tweets from U.S. politicians caught by the Sunlight Foundation's Politwoops project this week.Continue reading
Gerry Adams heads up Sinn Fein, an Irish political party that advocates for a united Ireland. From November 2012 to... View ArticleContinue reading
As Joe Biden and Paul Ryan spat fire at one another during the Thursday night's vice presidential debate, the online community buzzed with commentary, tweeting quotes, praise, and criticism of the candidates' performances. President Barack Obama's Twitter feed was particularly busy, feverishly posting Democratic debate points under the label #TeamJoe.
As Politwoops--a Sunlight Foundation tool that captures politicians' deleted tweets--proves, not even the president is absolved of error. In the social media frenzy, Obama's team misquoted his number two, taking a statement intended to support the middle class and turning it into one championing the rich ...Continue reading
Yesterday, Vice President Biden announced a new memorandum seeking to tighten reporting of stimulus dollars spent under the American Recovery... View ArticleContinue reading