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March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) reintroduced the Journalist Protection Act to make a federal crime of certain attacks on those reporting the news.

February 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), the Chairman of the Intelligence Modernization and Readiness Subcommittee, released the following statements.

Chairman Adam Schiff:

February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) has re-introduced a bill to help protect domestic violence victims from being murdered with guns.

February 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Wednesday was named chair of the Intelligence Modernization and Readiness Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

February 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced he will bring Cameron Kasky, a student activist and survivor of the February 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., as his guest to the 2019 State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 5.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Steve Cohen (TN-09), Danny Davis (IL-07) and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today introduced the Private Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act. This legislation would restore fairness in student lending by treating privately issued student loans the same as other types of private debt are treated in bankruptcy.

January 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), David Cicilline (RI-01), and Lee Zeldin (NY-01) on Tuesday led 62 other House Members in urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to publicly condemn the violence against the LGBT community in Chechnya and to pressure Russian leaders to stop this persecution.

December 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), the founder and chairman of Future Forum, and other members of that group on Thursday unveiled a policy paper entitled “Cures in Our Lifetime” – a plan for harnessing technology, funding and innovation to save American lives.

November 26, 2018 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) will host the 15th Congressional District’s final town hall meeting of 2018 on Saturday, December 1 in Dublin.

The Congressman will recap highlights from this past year, discuss Congress' priorities for 2019, and answer constituents’ questions. All 15th District residents are welcome.

WHAT: 15th Congressional District Town Hall

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October 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Homeowners in California’s 15th Congressional District will suffer from the new tax provisions signed into law by President Donald Trump, according to a report from the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform requested by Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15).

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In The News

September 11, 2018 In The News

Seventeen years ago today, I was coming up out of the Metro subway when I realized the world had changed.

September 2, 2018 In The News

“It’s going to be okay. It’s going to be okay.”

August 31, 2018 In The News

White House counsel Don McGahn, whose imminent departure was announced by President Trump this week, will likely be called to testify before Congress about his efforts to constrain testimony in the Russia investigation if Democrats capture control of the House in this fall’s elections, says a top House Democrat.

August 27, 2018 In The News

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - BART has been awarded $6.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

This one-time FEMA funding will help with safety and security.

BART is one of a dozen large transit agencies to get a piece of this $88 million pie.

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July 24, 2018 In The News

A Democratic congressman has introduced a bill to make it a criminal offence for the US president, vice president, their families or their companies in which they have at least half-ownership, to receive “anything of value” from a foreign power. 

July 24, 2018 In The News

Our White House is not for sale, and it’s about time that Congress takes a meaningful stand to ensure that. No U.S. president should be enriched by foreign sources—presidents should hold themselves to a higher standard, and if they won’t, it’s our job to do it for them.

June 15, 2018 In The News

Last week, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) introduced legislation that would require federal candidates to report receiving any private, significant information about opponents from a foreign power.

June 7, 2018 In The News

Over the past year, I’ve spent hours listening to witnesses talk about the events of the 2016 campaign. The House Intelligence Committee, on which I sit, has been investigating Russian interference in the election.

May 3, 2018 In The News

Gary Jackson never stood a chance.

Gary was 28 and working as a security guard at a taco truck in Oakland, Calif., in 2009 when he saw Dreshawn Lee carrying a sawed-off shotgun and reported it to police. Three months later, Lee took his revenge by shooting and killing Jackson with an AK-47-style semiautomatic assault rifle.

February 6, 2018 In The News

As our president demonizes the free press on a daily basis, this pillar of our democracy — with rights strictly protected by the First Amendment — deserves explicit protection from physical violence.

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