CHICAGO, Ill. – On Friday, June 9th, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) addressed the 2017 graduating class of his alma mater, the University of Chicago. Speaking before the students of the undergraduate college, he reflected on his time in school and the challenges of the current political climate.
Washington, DC -- Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the below statement following the conclusion of today’s testimony to the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee by former FBI Director James Comey.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) introduced new legislation that would tax wealthy corporations that do not pay their employees a living wage.
Washington, DC -- Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) made the following statement on the Congressional Budget Office issuing a score for the American Health Care Act, which House Republicans passed earlier this month:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), a member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement on President Trump’s FY 2018 budget proposal:
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the Department of Justice appointing former FBI Director Robert Mueller III as special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 Election.
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RO KHANNA, the Silicon Valley member of Congress who has been pushing the boundaries of progressive policy in the House, is wading into the debate over a federal job guarantee with a new draft bill.
Silicon Valley’s representative, Ro Khanna (D-CA), has now formally requested that the House Energy & Commerce Committee invite AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to appear before it and explain how his company’s retainer of Trump’s personal attorney in 2017 doesn’t constitute influence buying.
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness make for an awful Terms of Service contract. But Rohit “Ro” Khanna is adamant about pushing an Internet Bill of Rights. The freshman representative from California is the most noteworthy member of Congress you’ve never heard of. As he seeks reelection, that’s about to change.
Over the past two months, the progressive wing of the Democratic Party has made a rather dramatic leftward shift on several key issues, creating a new consensus around policies to the left of anything the Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton campaign proposed in 2016.
Starting this week, European regulators have been tasked with enforcing a sweeping new privacy law called the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. And the U.S. Representative whose district includes the headquarters of Google and Apple says we need something like that, but not as extreme.
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Mr. Khanna, a 41-year-old patent lawyer, is a first-term congressman from the 17th District of California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. He’s a self-avowed tech junkie who’s drawn support from the industry’s top players.
IN THE WAKE of a bruising confirmation fight that highlighted new CIA Director Gina Haspel’s role in the U.S. torture program in the years after 9/11, the House of Representatives on Thursday voted to force a public accounting of the current U.S. role in torture prisons across the south of Yemen.