Six to challenge Eric Swalwell in March primary; Khanna faces candidate critical of his stance toward Pakistan

By now, Rep. Eric Swalwell's image on any cable news network over the past three years has greatly raised his profile in a mostly positive manner. But there is a flip-side to his ubiquity in the public eye. Six candidates will challenge his re-election in the 15th Congressional District next March. They include three Democrats, … Continue reading Six to challenge Eric Swalwell in March primary; Khanna faces candidate critical of his stance toward Pakistan

In candidate statement, Swalwell’s GOP challenger, calls for ABC to fire Jimmy Kimmel

Peter Liu, the merry political prankster (we think), who ran for Oakland mayor in 2014 and finished 10th out of 25 California gubernatorial candidates last year, is running for East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell's seat next March. And given the current field and his Republican party affiliation, he could very well advance to the November … Continue reading In candidate statement, Swalwell’s GOP challenger, calls for ABC to fire Jimmy Kimmel

Oakland mayoral candidate sues Twitter, Facebook for $150M; alleges he was shadow banned

Mercurial Oakland mayoral candidate Peter Liu is suing Silicon Valley giants Twitter and Facebook for $150 million in damages. Liu field the lawsuit last week in Alameda Superior Court and alleges that both companies limited his reach to his followers on the social media sites with a technique called "shadow banning," which can shield posn … Continue reading Oakland mayoral candidate sues Twitter, Facebook for $150M; alleges he was shadow banned