GO BIG. BE BOLD. GO HOME: SWALWELL ENDS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

Eric Swalwell's campaign began on a sound stage inside the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City and ended 91 days later in a small union hall in Dublin. After canceling two-days of Fourth of July events in New Hampshire last week, the end of Swalwell's presidential campaign appeared near. The rumors proved correct Monday … Continue reading GO BIG. BE BOLD. GO HOME: SWALWELL ENDS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

Swalwell drops out

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.

End of the road to the White House? Swalwell to hold press conference on Monday

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 is set for 1 p.m. at Swalwell's campaign headquarters at 6250 Village Parkway. In the … Continue reading End of the road to the White House? Swalwell to hold press conference on Monday

Fake debate: Remember when Eric Swalwell debated someone dressed up as Pete Stark?

As Rep. Eric Swalwell is poised to participate in Thursday night's Democratic presidential primary debate, it is difficult to gauge how he might perform based on his limited experience in the format. Swalwell has basically appeared in two consequent candidate forums since coming on the scene during the 2012 campaign in the 15th Congressional District. … Continue reading Fake debate: Remember when Eric Swalwell debated someone dressed up as Pete Stark?

With crucial debates near, Swalwell’s presidential senior strategist is working A’s games

Imagine the unlikely scenario of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign advisor moonlighting as a hot dog vendor at Boston Red Sox games just days before highly-anticipated debates this week, or the senior strategist for Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign serving as a ticket-taker at a fly fishing tournament in Vermont. With the first debates of … Continue reading With crucial debates near, Swalwell’s presidential senior strategist is working A’s games

Swalwell, Harris to debate Biden, Sanders, Buttigieg, others on June 28

Two Democratic presidential candidates with ties to the East Bay will join the second night of two much-anticipated debates on June 27-28. East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell, along with Kamala Harris, a former Alameda County prosecutor, (Swalwell is also), will be featured together in the debate on Thursday, June 28. The second debate is seen … Continue reading Swalwell, Harris to debate Biden, Sanders, Buttigieg, others on June 28

With deadline near, Swalwell may back into slot on presidential debate stage

It appears Rep. Eric Swalwell is on the cusp of backing into a spot at the podium for two Democratic presidential debates later this month in Miami, despite not being able to procure 65,000 individual donations, a requirement that guarantees one of 20 slots. Swalwell had already satisfied one of two requirements to participate in … Continue reading With deadline near, Swalwell may back into slot on presidential debate stage

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 CNN town hall this Sunday

Many in the large Democratic presidential field have already received the opportunity to lay out their plan for America in a CNN town hall. Now, Eric Swalwell and two other campaign, also struggling to gain a foothold in the race, will get their chance Sunday evening. Swalwell's hour-long town hall starts at 5 p.m. PT … Continue reading Swalwell CNN town hall this Sunday

Swalwell names presidential campaign senior staff

Eric Swalwell filled out his presidential campaign senior leadership team this week as the all-important Democratic Party debate season begins in late June. During Swalwell's campaign kickoff rally in Dublin last month, he announced Arizona Rep. Ruben Gallego would serve as campaign chair. The campaign announced East Bay political consultant Lisa Tucker will serve as … Continue reading Swalwell names presidential campaign senior staff

Swalwell says Fox News won’t give him a presidential town hall. Also, his personal finances come under scrutiny

Things just keep getting worse for Rep. Eric Swalwell's presidential campaign. On the day Swalwell failed to register any support in a presidential poll conducted by Fox News, he told CNN that the rival conservative cable news network was not interested in airing a town hall featuring his campaign. Some Democratic presidential candidates have appeared … Continue reading Swalwell says Fox News won’t give him a presidential town hall. Also, his personal finances come under scrutiny

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 tweets ‘I’m a white guy’; Tri-Valley Dems endorse him for president

This week's highlights from East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell's campaign for president were oddly fixated on the obvious as he struggles to gain a footing in the race. >A face in the crowdA creative social media user produced an amalgam this week of all the white presidential candidates polling at around one percent. Good news … Continue reading Swalwell tweets ‘I’m a white guy’; Tri-Valley Dems endorse him for president

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’