Washington, DC – Representatives Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Beto O’Rourke (TX-16) introduced The No PAC Act today. The bill would prohibit members of Congress and those running for a U.S. House or Senate seat from accepting contributions from a political action committee, other than that of the candidate’s. It would also prohibit the establishment of leadership PACs.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on Speaker Paul Ryan canceling a vote on the bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) sent a letter today to the Defense Department Inspector General asking for an investigation into the business practices of aerospace company, TransDigm Group. Recent news reports indicate that TransDigm may be operating as a “hidden monopolist” and more information must be made available to the public on the company’s business practices.
The U.S. economy is moving from the industrial to the digital age. We are seeing transformation in how technology impacts our homes and businesses. We communicate more rapidly and frequently than ever.
Washington, DC – Rep. Khanna made the following statement on the need to preserve health care for all Americans. You can also read the statement on the congressman’s Medium account:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the White House’s release of its budget blueprint:
Washington, DC – House Budget Committee Member Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) will participate in a hearing today on the Republican’s replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) made the following statement on the Congressional Budget Office issuing a score for the Republican’s American Health Care Act:
Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) took to the House floor today and introduced legislation that would require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to provide a score to the Republican's Affordable Care Act replacement bill before it is considered by the House Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, or Rules.
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Rep. Ro Khanna calls the inability of the U.S. Congress to take action on gun violence “shameful.” At a Saturday forum on community and school safety in Milpitas, Khanna said the solutions are available.
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.
“The greatest challenge of our time,” Representative Ro Khanna of Fremont said, “is the concentration of economic opportunity by geography.”
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.
Lawmakers in the House are looking to restrain U.S. support for the Saudi-led military campaign in the Yemen civil war in an annual defense policy bill, so far filing at least nine amendments with that aim.
We caught up with Rep. Ro Khanna during a recent visit to his home district in the Silicon Valley. Rep. Khanna talks about his support for the Marijuana Justice Act, the Justice Department under Jeff Sessions and his favorite place to grab a cup of chai.