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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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June 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) & Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03) today introduced the Student Loan Interest Deduction (SLID) Act to address the growing student debt crisis that affects more than 42 million borrowers in the United States.

June 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) & Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Strengthening Loan Forgiveness for Public Servants Act to enhance the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLFP), which offers student loan forgiveness to teachers, police officers, public health workers and others who dedicate their careers to public service.

June 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Wednesday introduced the Fairness in Forgiveness Act, which would let current and former long-time workers at all 16 privately operated Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories seek forgiveness of their federal student loans.

June 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Tuesday announced a week of action to address student loan debt, a $1.3 trillion crisis that affects millions of Americans and their families.

June 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) issued the following statement after several people were shot Wednesday morning in Alexandria, VA, at a practice session for this week’s charity Congressional baseball game:

June 2, 2017 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), co-chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee and founder and chairman of the Future Forum, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address today, highlighting the Trump budget’s assault on higher education and Democrats’ resolve to restore Americans’ freedom to dream a better life for our children.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), the Ranking Member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement Wednesday:

May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Co-Chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee and the Ranking Member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, on Wednesday launched a petition to force a House Floor vote on H.R. 356, the Protecting Our Democracy Act.

May 15, 2017 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), the Ranking Member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement Monday:

“I’m concerned by reports that President Trump disclosed highly classified intelligence to Russian diplomats at the White House.

May 9, 2017 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), the Ranking Member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement Tuesday:

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January 12, 2017 In The News

Our democracy was attacked in 2016’s presidential election. Now it’s up to our country’s leaders to name who was responsible, find out how we were so vulnerable, and stand together – as Democrats and Republicans – to show we will do all we can to ensure we are secure going forward.

December 22, 2016 In The News

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee’s CIA oversight panel says he’s worried that President-elect Donald Trump’s disparagement of U.S. spy agencies is going to prompt even more leaks on sensitive subjects like Russia’s alleged hacking of the U.S. electoral process.

April 27, 2016 In The News

Imagine a typical Snapchat user and you probably don’t think of a 35-year-old straight-laced congressman from California. But in a few short months, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) has skyrocketed to success on the app, using the platform to connect with constituents and grow his base.

April 15, 2016 In The News

Millennials might look at California Rep. Eric Swalwell and think he's just another member of Congress, albeit one who looks younger than most of his colleagues. But then he talks about his nearly $100,000 in student loan debt.

April 25, 2015 In The News

I spent this past Easter Sunday in Iraq, having brunch with our troops serving in the mission to defeat ISIL. The multiday trip was my first to this war-ravaged country. However, most of the service members I had the honor of meeting have come accustomed to spending Easter and most other holidays in a place with awfully dim prospects for peace and security.

April 23, 2015 In The News

NEW YORK — On a Thursday evening earlier this month, a group of Democratic lawmakers entrusted with a big chunk of the party’s future mingled with well-dressed young professionals in an industrial-chic space in Manhattan, drinking glasses of wine and Mason jars of water infused with strawberries or cucumbers.

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April 16, 2015 In The News

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, has returned from a bipartisan trip to Iraq. In Iraq, Swalwell was briefed by senior military officials on Operation Inherent Resolve (to degrade the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s (ISIL) capabilities). He met with Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi.

April 10, 2015 In The News

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, returned from a bipartisan trip to Iraq this week.

April 1, 2015 In The News

The arrest of a woman found wandering the grounds of Mineta San Jose Airport International Airport — the fifth breach there in the past year — is proof that its perimeter fence must be outfitted with live sensors, a Bay Area congressman said Wednesday.

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