In The News

August 5, 2013 In The News

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.

July 24, 2013 In The News

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.

July 22, 2013 In The News

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.

July 10, 2013 In The News


Ahmed chats with Representatives Eric Swalwell and Steve Pearce to talk about a resolution they introduced that would allow members of Congress to vote remotely on bills from their home districts.
July 9, 2013 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell served as the top Democrat at a House Homeland Security subcommittee hearing Tuesday on how the government can use social media and new technologies in disaster relief and recovery.

July 8, 2013 In The News

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).

July 6, 2013 In The News

Congressman Eric Swalwell, D-Dublin, will work with colleagues on Asiana Flight 214 investigation.

July 1, 2013 In The News

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]

June 27, 2013 In The News

PLEASANTON — A beloved Tri-Valley tradition involving a popular Marine Corps band will continue next year, thanks to legislative handiwork by a rookie congressman.