Swalwell’s Freudian slip?

Eric Swalwell had 60 minutes of CNN air time to introduce himself to voters Sunday night. However, those without a DVR, likely watched Game 2 of the NBA Finals, which started at the same time. But those who tuned in to the CNN town hall heard Swalwell back an economic boycott of Georgia over a … Continue reading Swalwell’s Freudian slip?

Swalwell in danger of flunking U.S. Constitution 101

The first month of Rep. Eric Swalwell's campaign for president appears based on a strategy of throwing ideas against the wall and seeing what sticks. So far, whether it's gun safety or returning to a steady diet of cable news appearances attacking President Trump, none have done the trick. Now, another ill-advised tweet by Swalwell … Continue reading Swalwell in danger of flunking U.S. Constitution 101

Swalwell kicks off presidential campaign in Dublin

Nearly a week after announcing his long-shot bid for president last week on late-night television, Rep. Eric Swalwell returned to his hometown of Dublin to kick off his campaign. On a bright and sunny day in the Tri-Valley, more 1,000 supporters attended the rally at Swalwell's alma mater, Dublin High School. "Today I have come … Continue reading Swalwell kicks off presidential campaign in Dublin

Swalwell: Ssshh, ‘I’m announcing in two weeks’

East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell was overheard saying at a fundraiser Friday night in San Francisco that an announcement regarding his presidential aspirations is imminent. "Don't tell anybody, but I'm announcing in two weeks," the Politico California Playbook reported Monday morning. Swalwell was holding a fundraiser at John's Grill in downtown San Francisco that included … Continue reading Swalwell: Ssshh, ‘I’m announcing in two weeks’

Swalwell won’t seek re-election to Congress if he runs for president

Rep. Eric Swalwell's ambitions have always run high beginning with his upset of Pete Stark six years ago. With Swalwell's presidential aspirations building for months, even years, he told the Washington Post Friday that he will not seek re-election to his East Bay congressional seat if he indeed announces a run for president in 2020. In … Continue reading Swalwell won’t seek re-election to Congress if he runs for president

Swalwell to visit yet another early battleground state

Over the past two years, Rep. Eric Swalwell has fueled speculation of a run in 2020 for president by visiting Iowa on numerous occasions. Recently he has sprinkled in visits to New Hampshire. Now South Carolina, the site of the fourth early battleground presidential contest, is on Swalwell's itinerary. Swalwell will be the keynote speaker … Continue reading Swalwell to visit yet another early battleground state

Swalwell apologizes for ‘Boo hoo hoo’ tweet

East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell has for more than a year offered near daily jeers and taunts toward President Donald Trump to the delight of his Democratic followers. He may have gone to the well one too many times on Wednesday morning when Swalwell posted a tweet regarding the ongoing Supreme Court nomination of Judge … Continue reading Swalwell apologizes for ‘Boo hoo hoo’ tweet

Swalwell bill would hit Trump in the pocketbook

Impetus for legislation is not necessary Russia, but instead Chinese-backed companies commingling with the Trump organization.

Swalwell’s profane response to Huckabee’s incendiary tweet

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee linked Nancy Pelosi's team to the MS-13 gang in a tweet.

CA15: Brendan St. John is the man in the middle

Pleasanton's Brendan St. John hopes to give CA15 voters an alternative to Swalwell. "I've always said the greatest thing about Eric Swalwell is no matter the opinion, he agrees with you."

Two-thirds of Alameda County’s congressional delegation wants to be president?

Rep. Eric Swalwell has made numerous trips to Iowa over the past year suggesting he's eyeing a presidential run. Now another East Bay congressmember appears to be making a play for New Hampshire.

NRA takes aim at SWALWELL

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

Swalwell proposes a total ban on assault weapons

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

EricSwalwell2020.com? Swalwell campaign recently purchased domain names

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

EBC AGENDA | APR 20-26 | OAKLAND measure to tax vacant properties; HAYWARD fixes roads, parking; COLISEUM closed sessions; House town halls

THE WEEK OF APRIL 20-26--OAKLAND-- Regular council committee meetings, Tuesday, April 24, starts at 9:30 a.m.➤Finance & Management Committee, 9 a.m. [ENTIRE AGENDA HERE]--BALLOT MEASURE TO TAX VACANT PROPERTIES-- Oakland Councilmembers Rebecca Kaplan and Dan Kalb say the city is "experiencing significant vacancy of property, including residential and commercial land and buildings left unused for long … Continue reading EBC AGENDA | APR 20-26 | OAKLAND measure to tax vacant properties; HAYWARD fixes roads, parking; COLISEUM closed sessions; House town halls