President Trump’s latest actions involving Ukraine is too much for Rep. Ro Khanna. The Fremont congressman announced his support for an impeachment inquiry Tuesday. The declaration via a tweet followed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision the same day to move… Read More ›
The 74th United Nations General Assembly opened Tuesday with an East Bay congressmember as part of the U.S. delegation. Rep. Barbara Lee was appointed as the congressional representative by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. It’s the fourth time Lee has received… Read More ›
East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell verbally jousted with former Trump presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday. During questioning, Swalwell and the combative Trump aide went back and forth over the congressman’s insistence that… Read More ›
While on a quixotic run for president, Rep. Eric Swalwell skipped more votes than any other elected Democrat in the House of Representatives this session outside of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Swalwell ended his bid for president after just three months… Read More ›
Hayward Councilmember Aisha Wahab is not ending her campaign for Rep. Eric Swalwell’s seat in the 15th District, but suspending it, she announced Monday morning. Wahab gave no indication why she chose the less definitive description for ceasing the campaign’s… Read More ›
In the two weeks since Rep. Eric Swalwell ended his presidential aspirations, the challenger with eyes on thwarting his re-election to Congress next year has not said definitely whether she will indeed attempt to primary the incumbent East Bay congressman…. Read More ›
Rep. Eric Swalwell, back on the House floor Tuesday after a short, ill-fated run for president, detailed a litany of racist comments previously made by President Trump, including recent tweets telling four minority congressmembers to “go back… to which they… Read More ›
Within two weeks of Eric Swalwell announcing he was dropping out of the presidential primary race and seeking re-election to his congressional seat, polling was being conducted in the Tri-Valley that floated a number of challengers for his 15th District… Read More ›
Today ends our presidential campaign.-Rep. Eric Swalwell announcing he’s dropping out of the Democratic presidential campaign race during a press conference Monday afternoon in Dublin.
Eric Swalwell will hold a press conference on Monday afternoon in Dublin. The event was announced Sunday amid rumors his presidential campaign is nearing its end. The campaign gave no further description about the subject of the press conference, which… Read More ›
Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz is one of President Trump’s most vigorous supporters. Rep. Ro Khanna, like every progressive, is not a fan of the president’s politics. But both agree that military engagement with Iran is a bad idea. Khanna and… Read More ›
Alameda County’s three U.S. representatives reacted to the release and dissemination of facts in the Mueller Report Thursday with deep concern and a determination to further investigate President Trump. Reps. Eric Swalwell, Barbara Lee, and Ro Khanna all appeared, at… Read More ›
President Trump made good on a promise Tuesday to veto a resolution approved by both houses of Congress to end U.S. military involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. The War Powers Act resolution was backed by Sen. Bernie Sanders… Read More ›
1. First in, buzz follows Wahab Hayward Councilmember Aisha Wahab is the first of potentially a large field of candidates vying for Eric Swalwell’s seat in the 15th Congressional District now that he’s running for president. Her announcement Friday sets… Read More ›
It seems nothing raises Rep. Barbara Lee’s blood pressure more than the sight of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testifying before the House Appropriations Committee. During a hearing Tuesday, Lee said the Department of Education’s proposed budget targets minority… Read More ›
Fox News, rabid rightwingers on social media, and the Trump re-election campaign skewered Rep. Eric Swalwell over the weekend for his two years of almost incessant calls of criminal misconduct against Trump that now may have come up empty following… Read More ›
Some Democrats have a nagging sense that Texas is on the cusp of turning blue one day soon. To hasten the process a Texas transplant from Oakland is happy to help. Mike Siegel, the son of well-known Oakland civil rights… Read More ›
Swalwell visited Iowa on Sunday and Monday.
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA): Are you telling us, Mr. Cohen, that the president directed transactions in conspiracy with Allen Weisselberg and his son Donald Trump, Jr. as part of a criminal conspiracy of financial fraud, is that your testimony today?… Read More ›
However, President Trump may do it all on his own this week.
Bernie Sanders is always an underdog because he is fighting against large special interests who don’t want to see his agenda succeed.—Rep. Ro Khanna on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ announcement that he’s again running for president.
Wednesday’s vote shows House is growing concerned over potentially unfettered power by the President to wage war.
Two years ago, when Rep. Ro Khanna took up the cause of the on-going and brutal Saudi-led war in Yemen, it was hardly a blip on the radar of anyone other than the most ardent of foreign policy experts. Led… Read More ›
The U.S. must move to end the nearly two-decade war in Afghanistan and, instead, invest on the domestic front if we want to compete with China, Rep. Ro Khanna wrote Monday. “The biggest threat to democracy isn’t the Taliban; it’s… Read More ›
When Rep. Eric Swalwell attempted to ask acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker whether his former company received contributions from foreign donors during a House Judiciary Committee Friday, Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) objected to Swalwell early line of questioning, setting… Read More ›
Rep. Ro Khanna believes there’s a simple end to the nearly month-long government shutdown. Have each side picks two experts and put them in a room to mediate an end to the political confrontation that has left nearly 800,000 federal… Read More ›
The more we dig, the more we find…—Rep. Eric Swalwell on Twitter Thursday reacting to reports Michael Cohen attempted to rig CNBC and Drudge Report polling to favor the Trump campaign.
Progressive House members, including Rep. Ro Khanna, say a proposed rule change that would allow new spending only if offset by matching cuts or increased future revenues, will seriously hamper its favored proposals, including Medicare for All. The rule, known… Read More ›
The new Congress is finally here, and @HouseDemocrats are ready to get to work #ForThePeople!-Rep. Barbara Lee, on Twitter, celebrating the first day of Democratic Party rule in the House of Representatives.