Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) made the following statement on the Democrats’ new economic agenda for the American people – A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the news that the Senate GOP health care bill does not have enough votes for passage:
Santa Clara, CA — The Office of Congressman Ro Khanna is seeking applications from high school students who are interested in attending a U.S. service academy. A distinguished panel of military academy alumni and civic leaders will evaluate the applications for Rep. Khanna to nominate one individual for each vacant academy slot allotted to the 17th Congressional District.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement in advance of tomorrow’s markup by the House Budget Committee of the House GOP’s FY 2018 budget resolution:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) announced the formation of a new congressional caucus dedicated to limiting the influence of money in politics. The “NO PAC Caucus,” of which Rep. Khanna chairs, also seeks to prohibit contributions to members of Congress from Political Action Committees, or PACs. Other members of The NO PAC Caucus are Reps.
Washington, DC – During House Armed Services Committee markup of the fiscal year 2018 (FY 18) defense spending bill, commonly known as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Rep.
Washington, DC – This morning, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) introduced an amendment to on H.R.2842, the Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act. It is a bill that will assist low-income individuals by helping some of our most needy Americans to enter the workforce and maintain their employment.
Washington, DC -- Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the Senate releasing their version to repeal the Affordable Care Act:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on President Trump signing an executive order to massively expand apprenticeship programs:
Washington, DC – In a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) invited him to visit Silicon Valley to meet with U.S. tech leaders and congratulated the president his recent election win.
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Skooter McCoy was 20 years old when his wife, Michelle, gave birth to their first child, a son named Spencer. It was 1996, and McCoy was living in the tiny town of Cherokee, North Carolina, attending Western Carolina University on a football scholarship. He was the first member of his family to go to college.
For more than two years, Congress has remained quiet as the United States backed a brutal war in Yemen, supporting a coalition that has killed thousands and starved the country into one of the worst humanitarian crises of the 21st century.
Lawmakers put the finishing touches this week on military funding legislation that contains a provision that stands to significantly benefit Amazon.
The amendment, Section 801 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), would help Amazon establish a tight grip on the lucrative, $53 billion government acquisitions market, experts say.
“We saw people shredded to pieces, some with no head, no hands,” a man told a Human Rights Watch researcher two weeks after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a crowded marketplace in Mastaba, Yemen, in March 2016. The strike, allegedly carried out in part with American-made and -supplied bombs, killed nearly 100 civilians, 25 of them children.
All of the sudden our tech giants find themselves in a PR pickle: They are posting record earnings and seem unstoppable in business, but they desperately need to convince the public they’re not scarier than a pack of velociraptors on meth.
In the past year, as Silicon Valley has become a lightning rod for public anger over increasing inequality of wealth and power, tech giants have been discreetly supporting a slew of lobbyists to push corporate tax cuts, which may just inflame the very inequality that could turn public opinion against the industry.
Although he ran a campaign that emphasized local issues, U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna says there’s a reason he has spent much of his first 10 months in office appearing on national television news discussing American conflicts overseas or Republican budget proposals.
Silicon Valley, once a force for good, is now a threat to democracy. At least that’s the impression you’d get from the flood of news and commentary about social media’s role in the presidential election. This week, representatives of Twitter and Facebook, along with Google, testified before Congress about how Russia exploited their platforms to interfere with the election.
That four U.S. Army soldiers lost their lives in an ambush in Niger should spark a reckoning. While U.S. news outlets flood us with reports on President Trump’s alleged insults to a widow who lost her husband and the congresswoman who defended her, and probe the tactical details of the ambush, the real question is: What are U.S. soldiers doing in combat in Niger and elsewhere across Africa?