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It’s been a travel-heavy recess for freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Pleasanton.
Sandstone Diagnostics Inc. won a nearly $150,000 National Institutes of Health grant to develop an instrument to quickly detect a potentially deadly blood infection in newborns.
Summer used to be the season of the “town hall” meeting, a traditional forum for voters to meet, question – sometimes confront – congressional representatives who return to their home districts during the August recess.
Rep. Eric Swalwell left Sunday for Israel and the West Bank as part of a massive Democratic congressional delegation “to gain a firsthand understanding of some of America’s most pressing foreign policy challenges,” his office reported.
As Congress leaves the Capitol for its five-week August recess, freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell is headed home a little frustrated.
“The biggest problem for me is we’re voting on extremes. You don’t see compromise bills,” he said Thursday evening on the east steps of the Capitol after a vote.
Provided by the office of Congressman Eric Swalwell
The 2012 congressional election in California’s 15th district shook up things
The juicy plot of a young, ambitious attorney ousts a detached, yet established, incumbent from office, then heads to Washington with big plans would certainly be a blockbuster hit if brought to the big screen.
A dozen years ago, Eric Swalwell dreamed of a career as a professional soccer player. A goalkeeper, he attended college in North Carolina on an athletic scholarship. But then he broke his thumbs—both of them.