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Congressman Ro Khanna

Representing the 17th District of California

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May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Reps. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Jodey Arrington (TX-19) introduced new bipartisan legislation today that would institute term limits for members of Congress. The amendment would limit members of the U.S. House of Representatives to serving six two-year terms and members of the U.S. Senate to serving two six-year terms.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on news reports that President Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to cease an ongoing investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn:

May 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement:

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) made the following statement on voting “no” for the American Health Care Act:

April 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the release of President Trump’s tax reform blueprint.

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April 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on remarks made by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on rollbacks to net neutrality.

April 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following the statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to reverse an Obama Administration order that requires Charter Communications to expand service to more households. The directive was part of Charter’s agreement in acquiring Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.

March 27, 2017 Press Release

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.

March 24, 2017 Press Release

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:

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October 4, 2017 In The News

Two US legislators are making a push for Congress to classify “stealthing” as rape.

On Wednesday, two Democratic members of Congress — Ro Khanna of California and Carolyn Maloney of New York — sent a letter, obtained by Buzzfeed, to the House Judiciary Committee requesting its members hold a hearing in order to better understand and discuss the legal actions victims can take.

October 3, 2017 In The News

If one takes the White House’s word for it, tax reform is all about a single goal—helping the middle class, not the rich.

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October 3, 2017 In The News

What does it take to get Congress to act on vital questions of war and peace? The catastrophe in Yemen may test whether Congress is finally prepared to exercise its constitutional responsibility. Four legislators — two House Democrats and two Republicans — have introduced a resolution under the War Powers Act demanding a vote in 15 days to end U.S.

October 2, 2017 In The News

For more than two years, the United States has been providing support for a Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen that has cost the lives of over 10,000 civilians and plunged much of the country into a humanitarian crisis.

October 2, 2017 In The News

When former Vice President Joe Biden announced his opposition to universal basic income a few weeks ago, it seemed like he was drawing a line in the sand that he believed progressives shouldn't cross.

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October 1, 2017 In The News

Austin Frerick couldn’t believe the numbers. Last year, while working as an economist at the Office of Tax Analysis in the Obama Treasury Department, Frerick co-wrote a paper on “excess returns,” which he describes as “a fancy way of saying monopoly profits.” And the data was leaping off the charts. “We were seeing returns in places we shouldn’t,” said Frerick, 27.

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September 29, 2017 In The News

Chinese war hero and US ally Sun Li-jen, known as "the ever-victorious general" for his feats fighting the Japanese in Burma in World War II, has been recognized for the first time on the floor of the US Congress.

September 28, 2017 In The News

Four lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill that would halt U.S. military assistance to the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen on grounds that Congress has never approved the American role in the war.

September 22, 2017 In The News

Last month’s torch-lit white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, a response to the planned removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee from a public park, kickstarted a national dialogue about how communities should address this nation’s centuries-long history of violence and discrimination against African Americans.

September 21, 2017 In The News

About 150 people turned out Wednesday evening at a town hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna at Ohlone College’s Jackson Theatre in Fremont. Audience members lobbed questions at the District 17 congressman about local and international issues alike.

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