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December 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) and Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement on Senate passage of the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA) (H.R. 5759):

December 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Khanna of Silicon Valley released the below statement in light of Google CEO Pichai’s testimony today.

November 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Following today’s passage of the IDEA Act in the House Rep. Khanna issued the below statement:

November 29, 2018 Newsletter Archive

Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information.

Aftermath of the Wildfires

November 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Ro Khanna (CA-17), Mark Pocan (WI-02), and Jim McGovern (MA-02), leaders of H. Con Res.

November 20, 2018 Press Release

Santa Clara, Ca. –  At a time when one in five American adults cannot afford to get the prescription medication they need, U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.)  and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced they will introduce the Prescription Drug Price Relief Act at the start of the new Congress to significantly reduce prescription drug prices for Americans.

November 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Following the success of their campaign to raise wages at Amazon, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) launched a campaign Thursday to raise wages at Walmart and other large, profitable corporations that pay poverty-level wages.

 

November 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Khanna, with more than two dozen cosponsors, introduced today legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to civil rights icon Reverend James Lawson, who celebrated his 90th birthday this year.

November 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives Ro Khanna (CA-17), Adam Smith (WA-09), and Mark Pocan (WI-02), leaders of H. Con Res. 138 in the House, released the following statement in response to the announcement that the U.S.

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In The News

March 21, 2019 In The News

Earlier this month, it was reported that the House Oversight Committee had obtained documents which had been turned over to the committee from an unnamed source within the executive residence.  These documents apparently provide a timeline and at least a partial explanation for how Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner obtained their security clearances.

March 20, 2019 In The News

The Congressional Management Foundation March 20 announced that U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, a second-term Indian American Democrat representing the 17th Congressional District in California, is a finalist for the Democracy Awards.

March 19, 2019 In The News

All of a sudden, it’s popular to be progressive.

March 14, 2019 In The News

Right now, many Americans are filing their taxes and finding that far from getting the big tax refunds President Trump promised, they actually owe the IRS money.

Issues:
March 13, 2019 In The News

The Senate broke with President Trump on Wednesday over the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen, paving the way for a veto showdown with the White House.

Senators voted 54-46 to pass a resolution requiring the president to withdraw any troops in or "affecting" Yemen within 30 days unless they are fighting al Qaeda.

March 13, 2019 In The News

It is too soon to decide whether impeachment proceedings should be launched against President Donald Trump, despite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's contention he is "not worth" the effort, Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., said Wednesday.

March 12, 2019 In The News

Mark Meadows, the chair of the conservative Freedom Caucus, wants to end Super PACs.

Meadows voted against House Democrats’ sweeping ethics and reform bill, which passed the chamber Friday morning on a party-line vote. But there were parts of it he agreed with, the North Carolina Republican told The Intercept.

March 12, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — They’re two of the most prominent women in the Senate and the Democratic Party. They both were born and made their careers in California, specifically the Bay Area. Nine times out of 10, they vote the same way.

But they also exemplify a growing divide among Democrats over the direction the party should take.

March 8, 2019 In The News

Former President Carter has offered to travel to North Korea in an attempt to broker an agreement with Kim Jong Un, a California congressman said Thursday.

March 8, 2019 In The News

Former President Jimmy Carter has offered to travel to North Korea to meet Kim Jong Un in a bid to break the diplomatic stalemate between Washington and Pyongyang over the denuclearization of the rogue state.

Representative Ro Khanna, a California Democrat, told Politico that the former president had expressed his willingness to travel to North Korea in a conversation on Thursday.

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