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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.
The U.S. Marine Corps Band will be able to play at the Scottish Games in Pleasanton this year, thanks to freshman Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin).
Congressman Eric Swalwell, D-Dublin, will work with colleagues on Asiana Flight 214 investigation.
A freshman House Democrat filed a resolution Friday that would allow members of Congress to vote remotely on bills from their home districts. [watch video]
PLEASANTON — A beloved Tri-Valley tradition involving a popular Marine Corps band will continue next year, thanks to legislative handiwork by a rookie congressman.