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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.
As a new Member of Congress, few experiences have been as moving as visiting Marine Staff Sergeant Jason Ross of Livermore as he recovered at Walter Reed Military Medical Center. Sergeant Ross lost his legs from an I.E.D. explosion while honorably serving in Afghanistan.
Freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell rolled out the welcome mat in the Cannon House Office Building on Wednesday night, inviting fellow occupants of the fifth floor to what turned out to be a widely attended cookout.
Leading up to the most recent elections this past fall, a small-time Dublin prosecutor in his early 30s, named Eric Swalwell made national headlines as he waged an aggressive battle to unseat a once-beloved 20-term member of Congress, Pete Stark.
Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate and recognize the women in our lives whose selfless devotion helped us grow and thrive. It is a time to honor the mothers, grandmothers, stepmothers, and motherly figures that sacrifice so much for the betterment of their children and families every day.
Trying to transform its image from an overlooked bedroom community to a Silicon Valley player, the city is focusing on a swath of undeveloped land at its southern edge as a site for new housing and tech jobs.