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We looked inside some of the tweets by @BBCPolitics and here's what we found interesting.

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BBC Politics
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Theresa May's exit could be 'dangerous' for Ireland, says Leo Varadkar https://bbc.in/2HPtOeE 

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Jeremy Hunt confirms Conservative leadership bidLatest updates: http://bbc.in/2HQASb6 

Jeremy Hunt confirms Conservative leadership bid

Latest updates: http://bbc.in/2HQASb6 

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Environment Secretary Michael Gove refuses to confirm if he will run for Conservative leadership, saying today is "the prime minister's day"Latest updates: https://bbc.in/2VXOJWO 

Environment Secretary Michael Gove refuses to confirm if he will run for Conservative leadership, saying today is "the prime minister's day"

Latest updates: https://bbc.in/2VXOJWO 

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Next Tory leader?Brexiteer Mark Francois: “If Steve (Baker) runs I will be quite tempted to vote for Steve, like me he opposed the withdrawal agreement all the way through – Boris and Dom folded on MV3, Steve didn’t”#politicslive http://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

Next Tory leader?

Brexiteer Mark Francois: “If Steve (Baker) runs I will be quite tempted to vote for Steve, like me he opposed the withdrawal agreement all the way through – Boris and Dom folded on MV3, Steve didn’t”

#politicslive http://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

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Voters are "utterly in despair about both political parties" says the Brexit Party’s Claire FoxShe tells Owen Jones: "You are effectively accusing people who want to do what we decided three years ago, to happen now, of being extremist" #politicslive http://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

Voters are "utterly in despair about both political parties" says the Brexit Party’s Claire Fox

She tells Owen Jones: "You are effectively accusing people who want to do what we decided three years ago, to happen now, of being extremist"

#politicslive http://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

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Fourth time lucky for Ken Clarke in Tory leadership race?“I don’t think the situation is tempting and there has to be at least one Conservative MP who does not run...It’s not going to be me”#politicslive http://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

Fourth time lucky for Ken Clarke in Tory leadership race?

“I don’t think the situation is tempting and there has to be at least one Conservative MP who does not run...It’s not going to be me”

#politicslive http://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

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Will Liam Fox stand for Conservative leadership?“Stranger things have happened, but not much stranger”#politicslive http://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

Will Liam Fox stand for Conservative leadership?

“Stranger things have happened, but not much stranger”

#politicslive http://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

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"She's a very good lady, she's a well- intentioned  lady -  in many respects a very talented lady - I just think this particular problem overwhelmed her" @DavidDavisMP tells @BBCWorldatone as Theresa May confirms to resign as PM on June 7th. #bbcwato https://bbc.in/2W21orE 

"She's a very good lady, she's a well- intentioned lady - in many respects a very talented lady - I just think this particular problem overwhelmed her" @DavidDavisMP tells @BBCWorldatone as Theresa May confirms to resign as PM on June 7th. #bbcwato

https://bbc.in/2W21orE 

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BBC Politics
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Labour's Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May is right to stand down as PM, saying she cannot command a majority in Parliament or the confidence of her own MPs[tap to expand] http://bbc.in/2W1bo4J 

Labour's Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May is right to stand down as PM, saying she cannot command a majority in Parliament or the confidence of her own MPs

[tap to expand] http://bbc.in/2W1bo4J 

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The EU 'failed' over UK's #Brexit vote, says Juncker https://bbc.in/2HPqfVJ 

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“What I meant was: It’s all over” Tory MP Mark Francois asked about reports of him making throat-slitting signs about Theresa May’s premiership during PMQs“It’s disgraceful” says commentator Owen Jones#politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

“What I meant was: It’s all over”

Tory MP Mark Francois asked about reports of him making throat-slitting signs about Theresa May’s premiership during PMQs

“It’s disgraceful” says commentator Owen Jones

#politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

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.@bbclaurak on Theresa May era and possibility of two elections in 2020“A terrible failure of a prime minister who basically had one job to do, and did not do it and has left the party… in a worse state than it was after the referendum” #politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

.@bbclaurak on Theresa May era and possibility of two elections in 2020

“A terrible failure of a prime minister who basically had one job to do, and did not do it and has left the party in a worse state than it was after the referendum”

#politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

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The Brexit prime minister: The highs and lows of Theresa May's political career[Tap to expand] http://bbc.in/2VX8GwS 

The Brexit prime minister: The highs and lows of Theresa May's political career

[Tap to expand] http://bbc.in/2VX8GwS 

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Brexiteer MP Mark Francois is asked if he hounded out Theresa May “No, I don’t think we did. I am afraid this was, in the end, self-inflicted”#politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

Brexiteer MP Mark Francois is asked if he hounded out Theresa May

“No, I don’t think we did. I am afraid this was, in the end, self-inflicted”

#politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

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Brexiteer Claire Fox on Theresa May saying she has done her best to deliver Brexit: "The whole country are going: 'No you have not', that's the whole point"#politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

Brexiteer Claire Fox on Theresa May saying she has done her best to deliver Brexit: "The whole country are going: 'No you have not', that's the whole point"

#politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

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“They have just taken their hands off the knife” Ken Clarke on the social media tributes to Theresa May from those who may be after the top job“You are reminded how brutal our system is – the pattern we always see” @bbclaurak#politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

“They have just taken their hands off the knife” Ken Clarke on the social media tributes to Theresa May from those who may be after the top job

“You are reminded how brutal our system is – the pattern we always see” @bbclaurak

#politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

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New prime minister to be in post by end of July, says Conservative party https://bbc.in/2HUQWsp 

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New PM to be announced on July 21 or 22, says @bbclaurak #politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

New PM to be announced on July 21 or 22, says @bbclaurak

#politicslive

https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

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“I think of the people she has cruelly treated” Owen Jones on Theresa May standing down #politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

“I think of the people she has cruelly treated” Owen Jones on Theresa May standing down

#politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

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“She has, just for a moment, allowed her emotions to show” Ken Clarke on Theresa May standing down“She has been cruelly treated, we have had three months of a botched assassination which has finally succeeded – a very sad end” #politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

“She has, just for a moment, allowed her emotions to show” Ken Clarke on Theresa May standing down

“She has been cruelly treated, we have had three months of a botched assassination which has finally succeeded – a very sad end”

#politicslive https://bbc.in/2HRIgmw 

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