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The Dublin Post Office was named Tuesday for the late James Kohnen, well-known public figure in Dublin and 30-year Army veteran who died May 29, 2012.
Rep. Eric Swalwell was in Dallas on Friday for a House Homeland Security Committee field hearing on the Ebola virus.
The only person so far to be diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil, Thomas Eric Duncan, died Wednesday in Dallas. People with whom he came into contact are being watched carefully for signs of the disease.
U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) will receive a nearly $1 million federal grant to expand the Cherryland-Ashland Beyond Project which enhances neighborhood safety. The grant was awarded by the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program.
(09-20) 18:00 PDT Cabo San Lucas, Mexico -- Most Americans stranded in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico after a hurricane blew in to demolish the luxury paradise are now safely heading home, leaving behind them the vacation-turned-nightmare.
But even as roads opened and commercial flights were restored over the weekend, for some the nightmare hadn't yet subsided.
Washington -- Almost 12 years after approving the invasion of Iraq, the House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to grant President Obama authority to combat the latest offshoot of that war, the militant group known as the Islamic State.
A handful of House Democrats on Tuesday introduced a bill to protect people who write reviews on Yelp or similar online review websites.
You’re entitled to your opinion – just be prepared for possible legal consequences if you share it online.
Fear of the Yelp review has driven some businesses around the country to attempt to fine customers for writing a negative review online.
Rep. Eric Swalwell,D-Calif., says this is a violation of free speech and will propose legislation this week to make it illegal.
U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) joined a small bipartisan congressional delegation, led by the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, to Israel, Jordan, and Egypt to meet with heads of state about the growing threat of ISIL and how the international community can work together to destroy the dangerous terrorist organization.
President Obama’s signature this month of a second bill by Rep. Eric Swalwell – naming a Dublin post office for a late veteran and community activist – means the East Bay congressman now has had more bills enacted than the 69 other House freshmen.