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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.
The freshman congressman who is leading the charge for a mobile Congress is sitting where he is today partly because one former representative phoned it in.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) wanted to make a big impression when he voted against a controversial bill to make it more difficult for women to have abortions.
He Vined his “nay” vote, making him most likely the first member of Congress to do so.
HAYWARD -- Congressman Eric Swalwell will hold an open house at his new Hayward office Saturday.
The grand opening will begin at 10 a.m. at 1260 B St., Suite 150. Refreshments and snacks will be served.
Swalwell, who will be at the opening, was elected to represent the 15th Congressional District in November. He also has a district office in Pleasanton.
At 32, U.S. Democratic Representative Eric Swalwell is currently the youngest Congressman representing California, having defeated longtime incumbent Pete Stark last year. Congressman Swalwell represents the 15th district, which includes Hayward, Union City, and Livermore. He joins us in-studio to take your questions.
An amendment that guarantees funding to protect mass transit systems like BART from terrorist attacks passed the House of Representatives Wednesday.
The amendment to the Department of Homeland Security Funding Bill, introduced by Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Pleasanton), ensures that $97.5 million of the department's budget will be allocated to mass transit security programs.