Wednesday Apr 16
Right Wing News
District of Compensation, Just and Otherwise
Pete Stark's name didn't come up Tuesday night at the Castro Valley Library candidates forum for the congressional district Stark represented from 1972 to 2012.
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Wednesday Apr 16
New debate: Should Congress use technology to spend less time in D.C.?
Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell of California said Wednesday that Congress should be more forward-thinking and allow lawmakers to do more of their work remotely, rather than crisscrossing the nation every week to get to Capitol Hill.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Swalwell, Corbett and Bussell keep it civil at House candidates' forum
Each of the three candidates for the 15th Congressional District brought something different to the table during their first joint appearance Tuesday night.
Contra Costa Times
Field Poll: Californians dislike Congress as a whole but feel better about own reps
Six times as many California voters disapprove of how Congress is doing its job compared with those who approve, a new Field Poll finds.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Alameda County District Attorney Given 2 Awards
The United States Congressional Victims' Rights Caucus awarded Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley the Lois Haight Award of Excellence and Innovation for her outstanding contributions to the field of victims' rights.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Al Qaeda magazine features U.S. airport: - Assemble your bomb'
The al Qaeda-tied magazine "Inspire" is featuring in its spring issue a photograph of a shuttle train at San Francisco International Airport with the accompanying caption: "Assemble your bomb."
Congressman to Host Women's Business Empowerment Day
U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell will host Women's Business Empowerment Day on Saturday, April 12 at CSU East Bay.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
HOH: Democrats Hustle to Secure 2nd Annual Capital Soccer Classic Win
House Democrats just barely edged out their GOP counterparts Tuesday to clinch the 2nd Annual Capital Soccer Classic, a friendly contest that featured few score changes during regulation play but threatened to become a nail-biter toward the end.
Obama Boosts Vulnerable Democrats in Primaries
But a small group of select incumbents are embracing the second-term president, seeking and touting his support on the trail as a badge of honor.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Races set for June primary election
With the election less than two months away, candidate lists are set for federal, state and local positions to be contested during the June 3 primary.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Congressman Honors Life of Marine Killed by Suspected Drunken Driver from Emeryville
U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell addressed Congress to honor the life of a 23-year-old Union City Marine killed after being hit by a suspected drunken driver from Emeryville.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
The Huffington Post
This Is What's Driving The Minimum Wage Debate
The political divide over raising the federal minimum wage is deep, driven by politics, ideology and demographics.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Inside Bay Area
VA benefits backlog: Critics say agency is still too slow
Whenever Vietnam veteran Don Cooper asked about his request for an in-home aide, the Oakland VA regional benefit office told him the same thing: A decision would take 14 months.