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Summer used to be the season of the “town hall” meeting, a traditional forum for voters to meet, question – sometimes confront – congressional representatives who return to their home districts during the August recess.
Rep. Eric Swalwell left Sunday for Israel and the West Bank as part of a massive Democratic congressional delegation “to gain a firsthand understanding of some of America’s most pressing foreign policy challenges,” his office reported.
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.
Provided by the office of Congressman Eric Swalwell
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.
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.
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).