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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.

March 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Eric Swalwell made the following announcement Friday:

March 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR) reintroduced the Members Operating to Be Innovative and Link Everyone (MOBILE) Resolution. The resolution would strengthen the ability of Members to virtually participate in committee hearings and allow them to vote remotely on suspension bills.

March 6, 2020 Press Release

UPDATE MARCH 12, 2020: Due to coronavirus concerns, and on advice of local, state and federal health authorities, these events have been cancelled. We are exploring how to share emergency preparedness training details either via livestream or via recorded video; watch for details coming soon. Thanks for your understanding. Stay safe, and wash your hands!

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March 5, 2020 Press Release

UPDATE MARCH 11, 2020: Out of an abundance of caution and in the interest of public health, a decision has been made to POSTPONE this Community Forum on Gun Safety.

February 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), and Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) launched the bicameral, bipartisan Congressional Personalized Medicine Caucus. This new caucus seeks to expand support for, and knowledge of, personalized medicine by enhancing public awareness of the field and advocating for policies in support of its advancement.

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February 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and of the House Committee on the Judiciary, issued the following statement today: 

January 15, 2020 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell will host the first town hall of 2020 for 15th Congressional District constituents on Thursday, January 23 in Dublin.

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January 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and Elise Stefanik (NY-21) on Wednesday re-introduced the Widening Internet Readiness for Employment Development (WIRED) Act to modernize America’s online job-searching services.

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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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