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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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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.

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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March 14, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Despite a backlash from the air travel community and the pleas of  Democratic lawmakers during a hearing in Washington today, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration said he will not voluntarily reverse his decision allowing small knives on airliners.

March 13, 2013 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) honored a former San Ramon resident on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Marine Sergeant Zachary George, who grew up in San Ramon, was wounded while serving his third tour of duty in February. Last week, President Barack Obama awarded George the Purple Heart.

Here is Swalwell's full speech:

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March 12, 2013 In The News

"Rare earth elements." Does that term mean anything to you?  It should.

March 11, 2013 In The News

Three members of the House homeland security committee formally objected on Monday to the Transportation Security Administration’s controversial decision to lift a ban on small knives and cert

March 9, 2013 In The News

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) announced a new economic development bill Friday afternoon that would help businesses in distressed neighborhoods.

March 8, 2013 In The News

Freshman California Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell is jumping into the debate over the availability of minerals and materials necessary for clean energy innovations. Swalwell introduced legislation,

February 28, 2013 In The News
Pleasanton's meeting will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Harvest Park Middle School, 4900 Valley Ave. Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne will also be present.
 
The Hayward meeting will be 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Firefighters' Union Hall, 22734 Main St. Hayward Councilman Mark Salinas will also be present.
 
February 15, 2013 In The News

Murphy and other freshmen plan to form a bipartisan caucus to work toward solutions.

If the tea party class of 2010 was elected to stand athwart trillion-dollar deficits, yelling “Stop!,” the 2012 class seems to think it was elected to give peace a chance.

February 13, 2013 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) watched his first State of the Union address as a congressman Tuesday night.

The newly elected representative for the 15th congressional district shared his thoughts about President Barack Obama's speech and his views about the issues facing his constituents and the country.

This is what Swalwell said in a press release:

January 25, 2013 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell has a new twist on the “Congress on Your Corner” meetings that many lawmakers hold with constituents.

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