Julián Castro will tour Oakland homeless encampment

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro will receive a tour of a homeless encampment near the Home Depot at High Street and Alameda Avenue this Wednesday compliments of Oakland Councilmember Noel Gallo. The encampment, notable for the large number of small RVs that ringed the streets near the Home Depot shopping center, cleared recently by the … Continue reading Julián Castro will tour Oakland homeless encampment

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 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 on presidential run: ‘I see nothing but green lights so far’

There appears no going back now when it comes to Rep. Eric Swalwell's presidential aspirations. While in New Hamsphire on Thursday, Swalwell reiterated that his presumptive presidential campaign is ramping up towards a likely announcement in the near future. "I've got staff in Iowa. We're hiring in New Hampshire, South Carolina right now," he said. … Continue reading Swalwell on presidential run: ‘I see nothing but green lights so far’

‘That makes it 26 people running for President’

Rep. Eric Swalwell is visiting Iowa this week and next, fueling more speculation that he’s potential eyeing a presidential primary run