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September 26, 2014 In The News

(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.

September 26, 2014 In The News

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.

September 26, 2014 In The News

A handful of House Democrats on Tuesday introduced a bill to protect people who write reviews on Yelp or similar online review websites.

September 26, 2014 In The News

You’re entitled to your opinion – just be prepared for possible legal consequences if you share it online.

September 17, 2014 In The News

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.

September 10, 2014 In The News

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.

September 10, 2014 In The News

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.

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September 10, 2014 In The News

LIVERMORE — Sometimes, you can go home again.

For U.S. Navy veteran Mathew St. Denis and his wife, Leah, that moment came Friday when their family was officially presented with a newly refurbished home in Livermore from Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley.

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September 10, 2014 In The News

Responding to the disastrous rollout of HealthCare.gov, a bipartisan group of House members on Wednesday proposed reforms to the way the government buys information technology.

September 10, 2014 In The News

East Bay congressman Eric Swalwell (D - Dublin) has announced BART will get a $17.4 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security to protect the Transbay Tube against terrorism.

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