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New Bay Area Congressman Eager To Tackle Fiscal Cliff

CBS San Francisco

DUBLIN (KCBS) – As Congress returns to Washington, D.C. on Thursday to work on a deal on the fiscal cliff, the next class of elected representatives, including one from the East Bay, is eagerly awaiting its turn.

31-year-old Eric Swalwell said if the 112th Congress can’t figure out the fiscal cliff, he’s happy to bring some small town solutions to Capitol Hill.

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Swalwell was a Dublin City Councilman and said he had to work with Republicans in order to pass a city budget. It’s the same kind of compromise strategy he said needs to be at work in Washington.

“If it’s not solved in the 112th Congress and it requires me to act when I get there in the 113th, I’m just going to take some good old Dublin City Council compromise values and…

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