Did Swalwell abruptly end his presidential campaign because reporters were looking into the Chinese spy story?

In April 2019, on a bright Sunday afternoon in Dublin, Rep. Eric Swalwell kicked off his campaign for president. Swalwell trotted out his mouthful of a campaign slogan to great cheers from his supporters. Yet no matter how hard he tried, Swalwell's presidential campaign was an unqualified disappointment. He often registered zero percent support in … Continue reading Did Swalwell abruptly end his presidential campaign because reporters were looking into the Chinese spy story?

Someone is doing polling in CA15, and it appears to be Swalwell. Was he spooked by the results?

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 seat. Who conducted the poll is unknown, but one of the questions is intended to … Continue reading Someone is doing polling in CA15, and it appears to be Swalwell. Was he spooked by the results?

Wieckowski drops out of congressional race after less than a month

State Sen. Bob Wieckowksi's campaign for Congress is over before it even started after he announced his exit on Friday from the race for Rep. Eric Swalwell's seat in the 15th Congressional District. Wieckowski told The Mercury News, “After much thought and review of the political landscape, I know I can best serve our community … Continue reading Wieckowski drops out of congressional race after less than a month

Wieckowski to seek Swalwell’s seat; misspells his own name on paperwork

Until the paperwork was amended Wednesday, a man named Robert Wieskowski had filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission in a bid to replace Eric Swalwell in the East Bay's 15th Congressional District. That's right. State Sen. Robert "Bob" Wieckowski spelled his own name incorrectly in the first official signal that he … Continue reading Wieckowski to seek Swalwell’s seat; misspells his own name on paperwork

STIA PODCAST – Ep 27: Post-No Collusion Swalwell; Making sense of the Census

- -Season Premiere of the Steve Tavares Is Angry Podcast-- After more than two years of asserting President Trump colluded with the Russians to swing the 2016 election, Rep. Eric Swalwell is facing a great deal of ridicule from right-wingers now that the Mueller Report appears to have found insufficient evidence of collusion. What happens … Continue reading STIA PODCAST – Ep 27: Post-No Collusion Swalwell; Making sense of the Census

Swalwell maintains Trump colluded with Russia; ‘Sue me,’ he tells president

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 news of the Mueller report. The East Bay congressmember, however, still maintains he has seen … Continue reading Swalwell maintains Trump colluded with Russia; ‘Sue me,’ he tells president

GOP congressman tells Swalwell to ‘stop trying to run for president’

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 off a moment of smack talk between the two congressmembers. Collins, pictured, told Swalwell that … Continue reading GOP congressman tells Swalwell to ‘stop trying to run for president’

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