Says challenger: "I think what people in the district care about is, are you committed to representing me for the next two years?"
Rep. Eric Swalwell's shot across the bow of gun owners last week has attracted return fire from the National Rifle Association. In an opinion piece for USA Today, Swalwell proposed a comprehensive assault weapons ban that ultimately criminalizes possession of the high-powered firearms, in addition, to a federal buyback program estimated to cost roughly $15 … Continue reading NRA takes aim at SWALWELL
15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTEast Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell wants to reinstitute the ban on assault weapons passed by Congress in 1994, but subsequently allowed to sunset 10 years later and replace it with a comprehensive ban and weapons buyback program.While the previous law also prohibited the sale and production of new semi-automatic assault weapons, it still … Continue reading Swalwell proposes a total ban on assault weapons
Rep. Eric Swalwell, through his long-timecampaign consultant, began gobbling updomain names earlier this year.15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTAt last count, East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell has visited Iowa, the early epicenter of the 2020 presidential campaign, seven times, including once this month.The repeated trips to the Hawkeye State has more than suggested to East Bay politicos and … Continue reading EricSwalwell2020.com? Swalwell campaign recently purchased domain names
15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT--RUSSIAN COLLUSION--East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell told CNN Sunday night that the effort by President Donald Trump's lawyers are trying to discredit the recently fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe because they are worried he may have information to offer Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller in the Russian collusion investigation."To me, being a former … Continue reading Swalwell: GOP trying to ‘dirty up’ fired FBI deputy director because he knows too much
Rep. Eric Swalwell's support for warrantlesssurveillance is nothing new.15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTVery few members of Congress have been more critical of President Trump than East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell. But Swalwell was among a group of Democrats that helped pass legislation Thursday--backed by the President--to renew the National Security Agency's authority to gather communications from telecom … Continue reading Swalwell voted to extend NSA’s ability to spy on Americans without a warrant
Rep. Barbara Lee has been critical of Trump'scomments toward North Korea in the past.CONGRESS"I’ll say it again," said East Bay Rep. Barbara Lee on Tuesday. "President Trump is unhinged."The reason for Lee's criticism followed many others who believe an early morning tweet sent by President Donald Trump was irresponsible and could have triggered a nuclear … Continue reading Trump is unhinged, says East Bay congressmember
The White House said the 58 Democrats who supported President Trump's impeachmentwere "extremists."CONGRESSA procedural vote in the House Wednesday on whether to table discussion on the impeachment of President Donald Trump included support from Republicans and Democrats that effectivelyA motion to table Texas Democratic Rep. Al Green's Article of Impeachment against President Donald Trump was supported … Continue reading 58 House Democrats considered impeaching Trump, but Swalwell, Khanna wasn’t one of them
15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTEast Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell has fashioned himself as one of the leaders of the so-called "resistance" to President Donald Trump. For the better part of this year, Swalwell has skewered Trump both in social media and repeatedly appearances on cable news show to highlight the the president's alleged ties to Russia.Swalwell almost … Continue reading Swalwell and Trump finally agree on something
Rep. Eric Swalwell and Roger Stone.15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTRoger Stone, President Trump's dapper raconteur, has called East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell a "mannequin," a "lightweight," and a yellow-belied coward.On Tuesday morning Stone will meet Swalwell and other Democrats at a House Intelligence Committee hearing into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia.Stone and Swalwell squared off in … Continue reading Will Roger Stone punk Rep. Eric Swalwell at Tuesday’s House Intellgence hearing?
Eric Swalwell announcing his first run forCongress at a 2011 rally in Dublin.15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTOn a rainy night in April 2012, during what would be former Rep. Pete Stark's final political campaign, the irascible 40-year congressman lashed out at his young opponent, then Dublin Councilmember Eric Swalwell, alleging he took bribes from a well-connected Tri-Valley developer. … Continue reading Prominent Tri-Valley developer indicted for illegal campaign contributions to Swalwell
Rep. Eric Swalwell barnstormed Iowa last week,fueling conversation that he's eyeing a run atthe 2020 Iowa Caucus.15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT--OPPOSITION RESEARCH--Over the last 10 months, Rep. Eric Swalwell has made up to four trips to Iowa. Starting in October 2016 when he visited Iowa City to chat with milennials about student debt, buzz is increasing that … Continue reading Eric Swalwell has visited Iowa so many times that CNN thinks he represents the Hawkeye State
Rep. Eric Swalwell on CNN earlier this year.15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTRussia this. Russia that. East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell has basked in the glow of television studio lights in recent months. He's a fixture on CNN, MSNBC and sometimes Fox News. His task is to repeat attacks ad nauseam against President Donald Trump and the on-going … Continue reading Alameda County Dems are going to give Swalwell the riot act over his vote favoring Kate’s Law
Rep. Eric Swalwell and Trump associateRoger Stone won't be sharing a glass of Livermore wine anytime soon.15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTIt's not the first time Roger Stone has trash talked with Rep. Eric Swalwell, but on Friday the flamboyant associate of President Donald Trump had some choice words for the East Bay congressmember."I mean, have you seen this … Continue reading Roger Stone calls Eric Swalwell a ‘yellow-bellied coward’
Rep. Eric Swalwell15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTA House bill backed by President Donald Trump that would increase minimum prison sentences for repeat offenders of U.S. immigration law was supported Thursday by East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell.The bill is inspired by the tragic 2015 murder of Kate Steinle in San Francisco by an undocumented immigrant who had been … Continue reading Swalwell voted for House bill that seeks stronger sentences for undocumented immigrants