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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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October 5, 2017 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – One week after the carnage in Las Vegas, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) will host his constituents for a candlelight vigil on Sunday, October 8 to honor victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

September 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and Eliot Engel (NY-16) on Friday led 71 other House members in a bipartisan call for assistance in rescuing Americans stranded in the Caribbean by Hurricane Irma.

September 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House late Wednesday night adopted a bipartisan amendment offered by Reps. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) to put $10 million toward studying improvements to airport perimeter security in Fiscal Year 2018.

August 21, 2017 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – The bipartisan, bicameral Rapid DNA Act – of which Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) was the lead Democratic House cosponsor, to help local law enforcement use new technology to speed up justice – has been signed into law by President Donald Trump.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell invites 15th Congressional District constituents to join him at a series of upcoming public events:

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June 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Richard Hudson (R-NC), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) today introduced the bipartisan Widening Internet Readiness for Employment Development (WIRED) Act to help students, veterans, the unemployed, and the underemployed in their job searches.

June 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) & Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03) today introduced the Student Loan Interest Deduction (SLID) Act to address the growing student debt crisis that affects more than 42 million borrowers in the United States.

June 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) & Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Strengthening Loan Forgiveness for Public Servants Act to enhance the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLFP), which offers student loan forgiveness to teachers, police officers, public health workers and others who dedicate their careers to public service.

June 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Wednesday introduced the Fairness in Forgiveness Act, which would let current and former long-time workers at all 16 privately operated Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories seek forgiveness of their federal student loans.

June 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Tuesday announced a week of action to address student loan debt, a $1.3 trillion crisis that affects millions of Americans and their families.

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September 8, 2017 In The News

Democratic leaders made the right call on making a deal with President Donald Trump on the debt ceiling and providing recovery funding for Harvey victims, said Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., Friday.

"It was the right thing to do. We have to pay our bills, keep the government open and provide relief to those that were in Harvey's way," Swalwell said Friday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."

August 29, 2017 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell (Calif.), a top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, says the panel may need to call on President Trump himself to testify on newly surfaced emails detailing a Trump Tower real estate plan for Moscow that was scrapped during Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

August 22, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump has signed legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Dublin, that’s aimed at helping law enforcement agencies perform real-time DNA testing to speed up justice.

August 10, 2017 In The News

Congressman Eric Swalwell hosted a town hall meeting last Saturday at Granada High School in Livermore.

He began the session with a touch of humor, noting that upon the birth of his son, "We got the cutest baby monitor from the Russian Ambassador."

July 29, 2017 In The News

 - An East Bay Congressman took his town hall to this hills- hiking with constituents and answering questions.

Alameda County Representative Eric Swalwell led a group of about 100 hikers along a 2-mile hike at the Lake Chabot Regional Park.

July 26, 2017 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) on Tuesday said President Trump should fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions — but not for the reasons that seem to bothering Trump.

July 12, 2017 In The News

New evidence about the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian officials last year makes it absolutely crucial that we have an independent, bipartisan commission to protect our democracy.

May 11, 2017 In The News

Congressman Eric Swalwell said that President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey “should send a chill down the spine of every American, no matter who they voted for. This is not what an innocent person would do; this is an abuse of power, and shows a consciousness of guilt.”

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