Freshman congressman frustrated by extremists but hopeful of finding middle
August 4th, 2013
08:30 AM ET
12 months ago

Freshman congressman frustrated by extremists but hopeful of finding middle

Washington (CNN) – As Congress leaves the Capitol for its five-week August recess, freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell is headed home a little frustrated.

"The biggest problem for me is we're voting on extremes. You don't see compromise bills," he said Thursday evening on the east steps of the Capitol after a vote.

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