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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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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.

January 20, 2015 Press Release

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement tonight following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress:

January 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced he was appointed to serve on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. This committee oversees the activities of the U.S. intelligence community.

January 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today issued the following statement after Senator Barbara Boxer’s announcement that she will be retiring at the end of her current Senate term:

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January 7, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement condemning the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack: “An attack on Paris is an attack on all free people across the world. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and families of French news magazine, Charlie Hebdo.

January 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today was sworn into the 114th U.S. Congress on the House Floor for his second term in office. He was later ceremonially sworn into office in front of family, friends, and East Bay constituents in the Rayburn Gold Room by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who administered the oath of office.

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