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April 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C. — Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led 72 of his House colleagues in sending a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos regarding the delayed disbursement of Economic Financial Aid Grants to students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

April 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Chef José Andrés, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), and Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) announced they will hold a Facebook Live event to discuss restaurants, food security, and the food supply chain during COVID-19 on Thursday, April 30th from 1:00 to 1:45 PM ET. 

April 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced he will hold a Facebook Live Q&A on Thursday, April 23rd with special guest Dr. Edward Lee, Executive Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer of the Permanente Federation.

April 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced he will hold a Facebook Live Q&A on Thursday, April 16th with special guest Dr. Abayomi Jones, Executive Director of Student Health & Counseling Services at Cal State East Bay. 

April 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced he will hold a Facebook Live Q&A on Thursday, April 9th with special guest Colleen Chawla, Director of the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency. 

March 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced he will hold a Facebook Live town hall for 15th Congressional District residents on Thursday, March 26th with special guest Dr. Stephen Lockhart, Chief Medical Officer of Sutter Health, to discuss the next steps for combatting the COVID-19 outbreak.
 

March 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Rep. Katie Porter (CA-45), and 65 additional signatories wrote to House Committee on Rules Chairman James McGovern to formally request a temporary change to House Rules to allow remote voting by Members of the House of Representatives during national emergencies. 
 

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March 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced he will host a telephone town hall for 15th Congressional District residents on Thursday, March 19th with special guests Dr. Arthur Reingold and Dr. Michael Anderson to discuss the COVID-19 outbreak.

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In The News

July 24, 2018 In The News

Our White House is not for sale, and it’s about time that Congress takes a meaningful stand to ensure that. No U.S. president should be enriched by foreign sources—presidents should hold themselves to a higher standard, and if they won’t, it’s our job to do it for them.

June 15, 2018 In The News

Last week, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) introduced legislation that would require federal candidates to report receiving any private, significant information about opponents from a foreign power.

June 7, 2018 In The News

Over the past year, I’ve spent hours listening to witnesses talk about the events of the 2016 campaign. The House Intelligence Committee, on which I sit, has been investigating Russian interference in the election.

May 3, 2018 In The News

Gary Jackson never stood a chance.

Gary was 28 and working as a security guard at a taco truck in Oakland, Calif., in 2009 when he saw Dreshawn Lee carrying a sawed-off shotgun and reported it to police. Three months later, Lee took his revenge by shooting and killing Jackson with an AK-47-style semiautomatic assault rifle.

February 6, 2018 In The News

As our president demonizes the free press on a daily basis, this pillar of our democracy — with rights strictly protected by the First Amendment — deserves explicit protection from physical violence.

October 2, 2017 In The News

Thoughts and prayers just aren’t enough. We can’t go on like this.

Another mass shooting has shaken America. Our fellow citizens were mowed down while enjoying country music on a cool autumn evening in Las Vegas. Our nation’s hands pray and our hearts ache for the scores who are dead and the hundreds of others wounded.

September 11, 2017 In The News

During the 2000s, Eric Swalwell was one of the first prosecutors in Alameda County to discover that some criminals were dumb enough to post incriminating photos and videos of themselves on social media.

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.

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