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Column - March 8, 2013

Swalwell's 'mobile Congress' comes to Pleasanton

by Jeb Bing

Former Congressman Pete Stark had one or two local forums that I remember, including a Saturday morning public meeting on national health care, so when the health issues had run their course, do did he and he moved on. Congressman Jerry McNerney valued these "Congress at Your Corner" events, as they're called, and held them frequently around the district including in small coffeehouses on Main Street. He considered them more one-on-one discussions and turned away when I moved too close to the discussion with my camera and tape recorder

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