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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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January 6, 2015 Press Release
The First Session of the 114th U.S. Congress will commence on January 6th, 2015 in Washington, DC.
December 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the Committee on Homeland Security, today issued the following statement after the release of the Senate report reviewing the CIA’s detention and interrogation program:

December 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today released the following statement after voting no on the FY 15 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):

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March 16, 2013 In The News

Parade participants, early risers and those seeking a green pancake breakfast awoke Saturday to thick fog in many parts of Dublin. By the time the parade was signaled to start, promptly at 9:30am, the fog had lifted and the streets of downtown Dublin lined with families.

March 15, 2013 In The News

Almost 60 House members so far from both sides of the aisle have signed a letter co-authored by an East Bay lawmaker expressing concern about the new Transportation Security Administration policy allowing knives on planes.

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.

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