East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell called for the “immediate removal” of President Trump after Wednesday’s horrific insurrection at the Capitol. “Democracy is under assault. Yesterday, the President and Republican seditionists in Congress incited a violent coup attempt on the U.S…. Read More ›
Alameda County’s three members of Congress faced one of the darkest days in American history on Wednesday as a mob of pro-Trump protesters surrounded the Capitol and entered the chambers. Alameda County Reps. Barbara Lee, Ro Khanna, and Eric Swalwell… Read More ›
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy met in a sensitive compartmented information facility (SCIF) on Friday to discuss East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell’s exposure to a Chinese spy and his status on the House Intelligence… Read More ›
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is the kind of guy who isn’t funny, but he’s the funniest guy in his group of unfunny guys, and therefore, thinks he’s a very funny person. But Cruz actually had a zinger for embattled East… Read More ›
Did Swalwell abruptly end his presidential campaign because reporters were looking into the Chinese spy story?
In April 2019, on a bright Sunday afternoon in Dublin, Rep. Eric Swalwell kicked off his campaign for president. Swalwell trotted out his mouthful of a campaign slogan to great cheers from his supporters. Yet no matter how hard he… Read More ›
“Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) is refusing to say if he had sex with an accused Chinese spy who cozied up to a slew of US elected officials, including him, in a bid to infiltrate the US political system,” the New… Read More ›
“Following a report that linked him to an alleged Chinese spy, Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell suggested the information was leaked to hurt him because of his frequent and loud criticism of President Donald Trump,” Politico reported. “Bashing Trump was the… Read More ›
“This week the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on a bill that would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and require federal courts to expunge many prior marijuana offenses. It will be the first time the… Read More ›
Newsom, though, is leaning toward Alex Padilla Oakland Councilmembers Rebecca Kaplan, Noel Gallo, and Sheng Thao want Gov. Gavin Newsom to appoint Rep. Barbara Lee to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ U.S. Senate seat. The trio of councilmembers offered the recommendation… Read More ›
Two progressives groups are urging President-elect Joe Biden to select Oakland Rep. Barbara Lee as his secretary of state. The left-leaning Justice Democrats and the Sunshine Movement, a climate-change group, included Lee on a list of potential progressives to fill… Read More ›
In a series of tweets last week, East Bay Rep. Ro Khanna strongly advocated for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden to select Sen. Elizabeth Warren as his vice presidential nominee. Khanna, a former co-chair for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign,… Read More ›
I have missed going to coffee shops and my masala tea in Fremont.-Rep. Ro Khanna answering a constituent’s question during a virtual town hall on Thursday about the first thing he’ll do when social distancing orders are lifted.
Now, we must come together to take back the White House and defeat Trump.-Rep. Barbara Lee thanking Sen. Bernie Sanders for his campaign in a tweet. Sanders dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Wednesday.
More than eight years ago, Eric Swalwell promised voters in the 15th congressional district that, unlike the entrenched incumbent congressman who lived in Maryland, he would always live in the district and work in Washington, D.C. For many years, Swalwell… Read More ›
East Bay Rep. Mark DeSaulnier is improving, but remains in critical condition due to complications from pneumonia, his family said on Tuesday. “We’ve been heartened by all the support, strength, and birthday wishes for our Dad. It’s inspiring to hear… Read More ›
A day after the acquittal of President Trump comes news that Rep. Eric Swalwell has written a book that aims to reveal an inside look into the impeachment of the president. Abrams Books, a New York publisher, announced the publication… Read More ›
Absolutely disgusting.-Rep. Barbara Lee responding in a tweet Friday to President Trump’s plan to expand his travel ban to six more countries.
The House of Representatives approved legislation authored by Rep. Barbara Lee on Thursday that would repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) that led to the war in Iraq. A bill, introduced by Rep. Ro Khanna that… Read More ›
Pete Stark, the Walnut Creek community banker who parlayed his opposition to the Vietnam War into an unprecedented 40-year run representing the East Bay in Congress, died Friday at his home in Maryland, the family announced. He was 88. “Today,… Read More ›
Speaker Nancy Pelosi chose seven House members on Tuesday to serve as impeachment managers in the upcoming Senate trial of President Trump. Among them is Bay Area Rep. Zoe Lofgren, a veteran of the impeachment efforts for Presidents Richard Nixon… Read More ›
After almost two decades of persistence, Rep. Barbara Lee’s quest to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military force (AUMF) that led to the Iraq War, and that she has doggedly opposed over the years, will come to a vote… Read More ›
A day after President Trump roiled the geopolitics of the Middle East by authorizing the assassination of Iran’s highest-ranking military commander, Sens. Bernie Sanders and Ro Khanna renewed an effort to limit military force in the region without the prior… Read More ›
The House of Representatives voted along party lines to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday. The historic vote included support from Alameda County’s three members of Congress. Below is remarks made on the House floor in support of impeachment by… Read More ›
This is a crime spree in progress.-Rep. Eric Swalwell speaking in support of impeaching President Trump Wednesday during a speech on the House floor.
Rep. Ro Khanna serves as one of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign co-chairs. It seems Sanders’ progressive rhetoric and propensity to skewering not only the right, but the left, is rubbing off on Khanna. The Fremont and Silicon Valley gave… Read More ›