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.
[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.
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:
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):
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.
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:
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.
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:
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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:
"Rare earth elements." Does that term mean anything to you? It should.
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
Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) announced a new economic development bill Friday afternoon that would help businesses in distressed neighborhoods.
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,
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.