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Maybe a congressman deletes a tweet to correct a typo. Or maybe a senator tries to erase an embarrassing post from their feed. Regardless of the reason, whenever a politician or candidate deletes a tweet, it lives on forever in our Politwoops database:
When reporter Catherine Rentz found a 1983 article about a student who was raped and murdered, she immediately recognized the similarities to crimes committed by a serial perpetrator she’d been investigating.
The top tax bracket is 37%, but the 25 richest Americans paid an average of 15.8% on their reported income from 2014 to 2018:
“It first struck me how different it was when I saw my first coronavirus patient go bad. I was like, Holy shit, this is not the flu. Watching this relatively young guy, gasping for air, pink frothy secretions coming out of his tube.”