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February 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- California Congressman Ro Khanna -- one of just six lawmakers who refuses contributions from PACs and lobbyists -- issued the following statement on Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court and his record on money in politics.

Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) stated:

January 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement in response the executive order signed by President Trump today:

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January 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) denounced the Trump Administration’s action to immediately halt all advertising and other outreach activities for the health care marketplaces by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services in the critical last few days of ACA Open Enrollment.

January 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following remarks he will make on the House floor this morning on the need to keep the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and vote against the budget resolution around the health care law. These are as prepared.

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January 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following remarks in advance of giving his inaugural floor speech as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. At approximately 7:30 pm ET / 4:30 pm PT, he will address the need for reform in Congress, including a commitment to refuse political donations from PACs and lobbyists and instituting term limits for elected officials.

January 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) entered the following statement into the Congressional Record on H.Res. 11 – Objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace:

January 3, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Ro Khanna was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by House Speaker Paul Ryan on January 3rd, 2017.
January 3, 2017 Press Release
The 115th freshman class stands ready for the new Congress.
January 3, 2017 Press Release
The First Session of the 115th U.S. Congress will commence on January 3rd, 2017 in Washington, DC.
January 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Ro Khanna will take the oath of office as the elected representative for the 17th District of California when the 115th session of Congress convenes this afternoon. As a representative of Silicon Valley, Rep.

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May 16, 2018 In The News

Improving user experience on Federal websites so that they rival leading private sector sites requires a better allocation of government resources rather than significant new cash outlays, said Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., during a press gathering at Adobe’s Digital Government Symposium in Washington on Tuesday.

May 11, 2018 In The News

Lawmakers want federal websites to serve citizens better and have introduced new legislation that would set minimum standards and look to lower costs through digitization.

May 11, 2018 In The News

Jawan Thompson still sounds incredulous at his luck: He has a job, and a good job.

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May 10, 2018 In The News

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers, all from the freshman class, have released a plan to impose term limits on members of Congress.

The proposal would limit senators to serving two terms and representatives to serving six terms, for a total of 12 years each. The new system, however, would be grandfathered in so that it only applies to the 115th Congress and beyond.

May 9, 2018 In The News

Dozens of Silicon Valley executives are scheduled to descend on the White House for a summit meeting Thursday to discuss how artificial intelligence can be used to strengthen the economy.

“I think the big question is ‘what are the new jobs going to look like?’” said Representative Ro Khanna, a Democrat from California’s tech-heavy 17th district.

May 9, 2018 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna, a Democrat who represents Silicon Valley, wants AT&T’s CEO, Randall Stephenson, to appear before Congress and explain why his company retained the services of Essential Consultants–the law firm of Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen–in early 2017 as Trump was preparing to take office.

May 5, 2018 In The News

Freshman lawmakers have revived the push for congressional term limits, hoping to spark action on a long-stalled idea on Capitol Hill. 

A bipartisan group of young members, led by rising GOP star and freshman Rep. Mike Gallagher (Wis.), took the cause directly to the president during a White House meeting last week, where they received President Trump’s full-throated endorsement. 

May 4, 2018 In The News

What countries in Eastern Europe might have once assumed were domestic debates over World War II history are spilling over into major international disputes and causing problems for their relations with the United States.

May 3, 2018 In The News

BILL OF RIGHTS UPDATE — A draft of Rep. Ro Khanna’s internet bill of rights — a set of consumer data privacy regulations — has been circulated among senior Silicon Valley executives and Washington advocacy groups.

April 30, 2018 In The News

US Representative Ro Khanna (D-California) represents much of Silicon Valley, but he’s not just a cheerleader for the hometown industry. He supports tougher antitrust review of tech mergers, for one thing. Khanna is also trying to draft an “Internet Bill of Rights,” principles that he hopes can later form the basis of legislation.

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