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Congressman Ro Khanna

Representing the 17th District of California

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February 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- California Congressman Ro Khanna -- one of just six lawmakers who refuses contributions from PACs and lobbyists -- issued the following statement on Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court and his record on money in politics.

Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) stated:

January 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement in response the executive order signed by President Trump today:

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January 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) denounced the Trump Administration’s action to immediately halt all advertising and other outreach activities for the health care marketplaces by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services in the critical last few days of ACA Open Enrollment.

January 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following remarks he will make on the House floor this morning on the need to keep the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and vote against the budget resolution around the health care law. These are as prepared.

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January 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following remarks in advance of giving his inaugural floor speech as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. At approximately 7:30 pm ET / 4:30 pm PT, he will address the need for reform in Congress, including a commitment to refuse political donations from PACs and lobbyists and instituting term limits for elected officials.

January 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) entered the following statement into the Congressional Record on H.Res. 11 – Objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace:

January 3, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Ro Khanna was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by House Speaker Paul Ryan on January 3rd, 2017.
January 3, 2017 Press Release
The 115th freshman class stands ready for the new Congress.
January 3, 2017 Press Release
The First Session of the 115th U.S. Congress will commence on January 3rd, 2017 in Washington, DC.
January 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Ro Khanna will take the oath of office as the elected representative for the 17th District of California when the 115th session of Congress convenes this afternoon. As a representative of Silicon Valley, Rep.

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August 23, 2017 In The News

Republicans have said a lot about how they want to reform the tax code this year ― repealing taxes on large inheritances, cutting the number of tax brackets, and reducing tax rates for businesses.

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August 10, 2017 In The News

Plunging his hand into an opened computer chassis, Vichon Ward sorted through a mess of colorful cables, fans and motherboards. The 28-year-old served eight years as a mechanic in the Air Force, repairing massive jet engines at military bases around the world — but before starting a tech training course here last month, he had never seen the inside of a computer.

August 10, 2017 In The News

A controversial anti-diversity memo written by a now-fired Google employee isn’t just sending shockwaves across the search giant’s Silicon Valley campus — it’s setting off alarms in the U.S. Congress, too.

August 9, 2017 In The News

When Sen. Bernie Sanders hit the road in July to gin up resistance against Republican efforts to raze Obamacare, he delivered a two-part message: First, protect the current law. Second, push on and make the case for a single-payer system, or "Medicare for all."

August 8, 2017 In The News

President Trump’s gibes about the failure of our foreign policy establishment and his call for a still rudimentary “America first” policy have led hawkish Republican neoconservatives to close ranks with “indispensable nation” Democrats. A remarkably unrepentant establishment has moved to resistance.

August 4, 2017 In The News

Alumni of the Obama administration are heeding their former boss’ call to get in the game themselves and run for office in response the election of President Donald Trump and to continue what the former president started.

August 3, 2017 In The News

President Trump’s plan to limit immigration to all but highly skilled English speakers is bad news both for Silicon Valley and the country, said Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna, whose South Bay district includes includes that high-tech hub.

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August 1, 2017 In The News

Democratic leaders in Congress are offering to cooperate with Republicans on solutions to stabilize the Obamacare exchanges, but progressive groups and their congressional allies are heading in the opposite direction.

July 26, 2017 In The News

Freshman Rep. Ro Khanna, 40, a California Democrat, talks about campaigning for President Barack Obama, getting mentored by former Rep. Tom Lantos, and his grandfather’s role in the independence movement in India.

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July 24, 2017 In The News

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is about to put Democrats’ newfound embrace of single-payer health care to the test.

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