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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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May 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Darrell Issa (R-CA) today announced the formation of the bipartisan Sharing Economy Caucus, which will bring attention to this booming sector and its impact on our society and economy.

April 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Darrell Issa (R-CA), Brad Sherman (D-CA), and Blake Farenthold (R-TX) today introduced the Consumer Review Freedom Act to make it illegal for businesses to penalize customers who write negative reviews on Yelp or other online review sites.

April 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today introduced H.R. 2082, the STEM K to Career Act to create a ladder to success for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) students and professionals across the country.

April 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement after today’s House Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing on Mismanagement at the Oakland VA Regional Office. Today’s hearing confirmed Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Office of Inspector General report that over 14,000 informal claims went unprocessed by VA staff.

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April 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) introduced the Future Forum, a group of 14 young Democratic Members of Congress focused on issues and opportunities for millennial Americans.

April 8, 2015 Press Release

BAGHDAD, IRAQ – Today, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, returned from a bipartisan trip to Iraq. In Iraq, Swalwell was briefed by senior military officials on Operation Inherent Resolve (to degrade the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s (ISIL) capabilities) and met with Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi.

March 26, 2015 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, DC] – Congressmen Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Steve Cohen (TN-09), and Danny Davis (IL-07)  today introduced legislation to restore fairness in student lending by treating privately issued student loans the same as other types of private debt in bankruptcy.

March 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a Member of the Intelligence Committee and past Member of the Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement after all House Democrats and a minority of Republicans voted for a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the fiscal year:

February 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement after the release of the White House proposed Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL):

January 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today was selected to serve as the senior Democrat on the Committee on Intelligence’s Subcommittee on the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). This newly established subcommittee is responsible for the oversight, policy, activities, and budget of the CIA.

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