Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today released the following statement after his Holiness Pope Francis’ historic address to a Joint Meeting of Congress. Swalwell brought Father Geoffrey Baraan of St. Anne Parish in Union City as his special guest to the address.
LIVERMORE, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led a bipartisan group of California Members of Congress in sending a letter to Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz requesting funding for critical upgrades at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories (LLNL).
AFGHANISTAN – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, returned yesterday from a bipartisan congressional delegation trip to Afghanistan. Swalwell met with military leaders and troops for an on-the-ground update of our efforts in Afghanistan to ensure the peaceful transfer of power and root out militant Islamic terrorism.
SAN JOSE, CA. – U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Mike Honda (CA-17), Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced over $3.4 million in federal funding to boost perimeter security at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport.
The world cannot permit Iran to have a nuclear weapon. As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, I am keenly aware of the threat Iran poses to the United States and our closest ally in the Middle East, Israel. Next month, Congress will vote on the Iran nuclear agreement, an effort to prevent one of the world’s most evil regimes from having the world’s most dangerous weapon.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Richard Hudson (R-NC), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) today introduced H.R. 3280, the bipartisan Widening Internet Readiness for Employment Development (WIRED) Act to help students, veterans, the unemployed, and the underemployed in their job search.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement after the Supreme Court in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission upheld the state’s independent redistricting commission in a 5-4 decision.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Obergefell v. Hodges that gay and lesbian couples have a constitutional right to marry.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in King v. Burwell to recognize the full intent of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and protect crucial health care subsidies for 6.4 million Americans:
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Chris Collins (R-NY) today introduced H.R. 2409, the Main Street Revival Act, which would speed up local economic development in blighted areas.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rep. Eric Swalwell is leading a House Democratic group that will reach out to voters of his generation to get them more interested and active in the political process.
Rep. Eric Swalwell got to Washington three years ago by taking on the establishment: Instead of waiting for Pete Stark, who was 80 at the time, to retire, Swalwell went after the 20-term Democratic incumbent.
They called it the “do-nothing Congress,” but as a member of the 113th session of the House of Representatives, Democratic freshman Rep.
Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will have as his guest at President Obama's "State of the Union" speech tonight an Afghan interpreter who served alongside U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
The guest, Mohammad Usafi, waited nearly four years for a special immigrant visa, Swalwell said, and has now moved to the Bay Area.
As terrorist attacks escalate across the globe, including the most recent tragedy in Paris, Americans are rightly asking what the nation’s leaders are doing to keep them safe.
At the same time, however, House Republicans are moving closer to shutting down the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) over an unrelated immigration fight with President Barack Obama.